ELVIS Lives, At Least Through September 2011
NASA has awarded Analex Corporation
of Fairfax, VA an option for the Expendable Launch Vehicles
Integrated Support, or ELVIS, contract.
The contract provides integrated support services in the areas
of business and administration, safety and mission assurance,
engineering, and technical, facility, and launch operations. Launch
vehicles include the Atlas, Delta, Pegasus, Taurus, and Falcon
rockets. The contract specifically provides engineering services
and analyses, communications, telemetry, special studies, and
technical services for ground and flight expendable launch vehicle
systems and payloads.
This second option period award is a hybrid performance-based,
cost-plus-award-fee, fixed-price-award-fee, and fixed-price
indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract. It extends ELVIS
through September 30, 2011. The award has a potential value of
approximately $90 million.
Analex Corporation currently is performing work under the
contract's first option period, a three-year option that ends
September 30, 2008. The potential contract period, if all options
are exercised, is nine years, three months, with a total
approximate value of $258 million.
Services will be provided at NASA's Kennedy Space Center and
Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, Vandenberg Air Force
Base in California, and other launch sites and NASA resident