Fri, Aug 28, 2009
$163 Million To Keep Training And Research Aircraft Flying
NASA has awarded a follow-on contract to Computer Sciences Corp.
of Fort Worth, Texas, to support the agency's aircraft used for
astronaut training and flight research. The contract has a
potential value of approximately $163 million.
Work will be done under the Aircraft Maintenance and
Modification Program to provide flight line, intermediate and depot
level maintenance, repairs, modifications and engineering support
for NASA aircraft. The aircraft are used at NASA's Johnson Space
Center operations at Ellington Field in Houston and facilities in
El Paso, Texas; Edwards Air Force Base, CA; NASA's Dryden Flight
Research Center at Edwards, CA; and NASA's Langley Research Center
in Hampton, VA.
This follow-on continues services provided by Computer Sciences
Corp. under a previous contract that was effective March 1st, 2004,
through August 31st, 2009. The new contract begins September 1st
and continues through February 28th, 2010. There are two one-year
options available to extend the contract, if exercised.
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