Air Force Picks Collins for High Fidelity Visual Display Systems for F-35 Simulation Environment
Collins Aerospace, Salt Lake City, Utah, has been awarded a $22,369,617 firm-fixed-price contract for High Fidelity Visual Display Systems required to support the F-35 Joint Simulation Environment. The contractor will deliver, install, and provide training for the visual display systems. Work will be performed at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada; Edwards AFB, California; and Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, and is expected to be completed July 31, 2023. This award is the result of a sole-source acquisition. Fiscal 2020, research, development, test, and evaluation (RDT&E) funds in the amount of $18,098,825 are being obligated at the time of award for the Edwards and Nellis AFB systems; and fiscal 2021 RDT&E funds in the amount of $1,186,246 are being obligated at the time of award for the Wright-Patterson AFB systems. Directorate of Contracting, Edwards AFB, California, is the contracting activity (FA9302-21-C-0013).