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Pensacola business gets $16 million for project at NAS Jax

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Updated: 8/20/2013 4:37 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A small business in Florida has been awarded a Navy contract to build a state-of-the-art surveillance system at NAS Jacksonville.

The Broad Area Maritime Surveillance (BAMS) Mission Control Complex (MCC) is an information-gathering system used by the military in combat operations. Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) awarded the $16 million contract to the Pensacola-based company called Whitesell-Green Inc.

"This project will bring state-of-the-art technology that will enable American and allied warriors around the world to best provide operational commanders the real-time information they require to fight and win," said Commander Patrol and Reconnaissance Wing ELEVEN (CPRW-11) Commodore Capt. Eric S. Wiese.

The BAMS MCC will be run by CPRW-11 group based in NAS Jax. Work for this project is expected to be completed by December 2014.
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