The Navy's Systems Engineering Department Getting a Boost

February 13, 2018

Tekla Research Inc.,* Dumfries, Virginia, is being awarded a $64,073,829 cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for approximately 835,200 hours of systems specialty engineering and technical services in support of the Naval Air Systems Command’s Systems Engineering Department (AIR-4.1). Meanwhile, AVIAN-Precise Co.,* Lexington Park, Maryland, is being awarded a $57,399,109 cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for approximately 739,200 hours for services related to direct systems sustainment engineering support, throughout the full life cycle of a weapon system from concept development to disposal to be applied to all naval aircraft (tactical, vertical lift, maritime, unmanned air vehicle, targets and advanced weapons), foreign military sales and support systems. Tekla will provide systems specialty engineering support including an overall technical assessment of cost, schedule, emerging technology and maturity of design for various functional areas, including air/ship integration, systems safety, mass properties, survivability, manufacturing and quality, air platform stores integration, metrology and systems security engineering. Tekla's work will be performed in Patuxent River, Maryland; AVIAN's work will be performed in Patuxent River, Maryland (91 percent); and Jacksonville, Florida (9 percent). All of the work is expected to be completed in April 2023. No funds are being obligated at time of award; funds will be obligated on individual task orders as they are issued. The contracts were competitively procured via an electronic request for proposals as a 100 percent small business set-aside; three offers were received. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the activity (N00421-18-D-0015). *Small Business

 

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