BAE Systems teams with strategic partners to enhance command, control, and intelligence information sharing capabilities for USAF MPE AE&I.
Press Release, 20 September 2021: BAE Systems, Inc., Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), and By Light have teamed to offer enhanced information technology and engineering capabilities for the Mission Partner Environment (MPE) Architecture, Engineering & Integration (AE&I) contract for the US Air Force and joint agencies.
The companies’ exclusive arrangement is focused on applying complementary capabilities to meet requirements to modernise, manage, integrate, and consolidate the MPE. The MPE is an operational framework that provides a secure, agile, resilient, and interoperable worldwide enterprise Command, Control, and Intelligence information sharing capability across multiple security domains in support of Department of Defense, coalition warfighters, and mission partners.
“BAE Systems, SAIC, and By Light are working together to provide advanced technologies and streamlined engineering services that will improve support of the Mission Partner Capabilities Office’s efforts to modernise the MPE,” said Lisa Hand, vice president and general manager of BAE Systems Integrated Defense Solutions business. “Our efforts will enable enhanced operational effectiveness, lethality, and agility of US military forces and mission partners.”
If selected as the prime contractor for the MPE AE&I contract, BAE Systems will transform current AE&I processes into a digital engineering environment. This transformational shift supports better decision making, enhanced communication, more efficient engineering process, and improved lifecycle management of a critical warfighter capability.