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Serco secures RAF Fylingdales contract

11 February 2014 / by Serco Group Plc (author) / Hook
RAF Fylingdales (photo: Mathew Gillings)
RAF Fylingdales / (photo: Mathew Gillings)

Company to continue as facilities management contractor, operating and maintaining the site on a 24-hour basis.


Serco has been re-awarded the contract to provide operation and maintenance support to the Solid State Phased Array Radar (SSPAR), part of the UK/US Ballistic Missile Early Warning System located at RAF Fylingdales, North Yorkshire on behalf of the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD). The six-year contract, which starts on 1 April 2014, is valued at over £15m, with an option for six further years.


Under the terms of the new contract, Serco will be responsible for the operation, maintenance and repair of the SSPAR and associated hardware and life support systems including Project Management and Software maintenance activities.


RAF Fylingdales is considered one of the key components for UK national security and last year celebrated 50 years of Ballistic Missile Early Warning Operations. Serco is the only contractor to have continuously operated and maintained the facility, despite 11 competitive tender exercises.  Some of the existing Serco team have been supporting RAF Fylingdales since the very beginning, while Serco as a company has provided continuous support on site since its formation in 1988. 


Duncan Mackison, Serco's Managing Director for Defence said: "RAF Fylingdales plays a critical role in defending the nation. Serco is incredibly proud to be part of its 50 year history and can now look forward to being part of its future. We are delighted that both the MOD and RAF continue to have confidence in our ability to deliver a high quality service. This is an important contract for us and our continued success is down to the hard work and professionalism of all those who work at this small station on the North Yorkshire Moors and their drive for continuous improvement."


More information is available at www.serco.com.



Serco Group Plc


Serco Group Plc

Serco is an international service company, which combines commercial know-how with a deep public service ethos. Around the world, we improve essential services by managing people, processes, technology and assets more effectively. We advise policy makers, design innovative solutions, integrate systems and - most of all - deliver to the public. Serco supports governments, agencies and companies who seek a trusted partner with a solid track record of providing assured service excellence. Our people offer operational, management and consulting expertise in the aviation, BPO, defence, education, environmental services, facilities management, health, home affairs, information and communications technology, knowledge services, local government, science and nuclear, transport, welfare to work and the commercial sectors. More information can be found at www.serco.com.

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