Company to Provide Engineering and Technical Services in Support of Air Traffic Control and Landing Systems
MCLEAN, Va.—Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE: SAI) announced it was awarded a prime contract by the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) to provide program management and engineering support services in support of the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division's (NAWCAD) Air Traffic Control and Landing Systems (ATC&LS) Division. The single-award cost-plus-fixed-fee (CPFF) task order has a one-year base period, two one-year options, and a total value of approximately $48 million if all options are exercised. Work will be performed at contractor facilities as well as NAWCAD, Patuxent River, St. Inigoes, Md., and Jacksonville, Fla.
The ATC&LS Division helps the fleet positively identify and track targets in combat and air traffic control environments through systems design, engineering, integration, installation, training, operational support, and in-service engineering for the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, and other U.S. Department of Defense ATC&LS systems.
Under this contract, SAIC will provide technical and management support services to the ATC&LS Division to support its research, design, development, training, and logistic support tasking. SAIC will also provide technical support to the ATC&LS programs through technology assessment; system engineering; system performance analyses; system test and evaluation support; system level procurement package development; training; local area network support; and operational site maintenance.
"This is one of our longest running contracts in the Patuxent River area," said Jim Thigpen, SAIC senior vice president and business unit general manager. "We look forward to continuing to work with ATC&LS to provide new technologies and services that will ultimately improve electronic systems in air traffic control and landing systems."