L-3 to Support AWACS Flight Crew Training System
L-3 Communications Corp., Link Simulation and Training Div., Arlington, Texas, has been awarded a $38,318,978 fixed-price incentive firm contract for the new Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) for Diminishing Manufacturing Sources Replacement of Avionics for Global Operations and Navigation (DRAGON) Flight Crew Training System (FCTS) program. Contractor will provide for development and delivery of a government-owned AWACS DRAGON FCTS. Work will be performed at Arlington, Texas, and is expected to be complete by June 30, 2020. This award is the result of a competitive acquisition with four offers received. Fiscal 2016 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $19,005,100 are being obligated at the time of award. The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (FA8621-16-C-6371).