NASA

June 7, 2013

NASA Dryden awards aircraft operations support contract

NASA’s Dryden Flight Research Center has selected L-3 Vertex Aerospace of Madison, Miss., to support the operations of all aircraft assigned to the center’s main campus at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., and at the Dryden Aircraft Operations Facility in nearby Palmdale, Calif.

†The cost-plus-award-fee contract takes effect July 1 following a month-long phase-in. It covers a base period of 22 months with two one-year options and one 14-month option. If all options are exercised, the total value will be about $77.1 million over the five-year period of performance, which would extend to June 30, 2018.

†Under terms of the contract, L-3 Vertex Aerospace is responsible for maintenance of all aircraft, aircraft engines and related ground support equipment for Dryden’s fleet of specialized research and support aircraft. Those aircraft range from motor-gliders and modified commercial aircraft to former military high-performance and one-of-a-kind research aircraft. Services include organizational, intermediate and limited depot-level aircraft maintenance; aircraft modification; and aircrew and flight line operations support.

In addition to services provided at NASA Dryden’s facilities, the contract requires the vendor to support aircraft operations and maintenance when those aircraft are deployed to other locations, both within and outside the continental United States.

†Major subcontractors identified by L-3 Vertex Aerospace include Integration Innovation, Inc., of Huntsville, Ala., and LOGMET, LLC, of Austin, Texas.




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