Tue, Mar 10, 2009
Blanket Purchase Agreement Awarded For Engineering Support
The Air Force Space and Missile
System Center recently awarded QinetiQ North America's Mission
Solutions Group a Blanket Purchase Agreement for space operations
technical support worth up to $250M.
QinetiQ North America will be eligible to provide the Air Force
with systems engineering, test and evaluation, software
engineering, spectrum management, modeling and simulation, system
safety and acquisition security.
The company will also offer support in the areas of integration
logistic support and concept development. It will be eligible to
deliver specific mission support in multispectral surveillance
satellites, infrared surveillance satellites, the Next Generation
Space Navigation System, launch range systems, satellite control
networks and unprotected satellite communications.
"We are proud to have earned this opportunity to extend our
space expertise to the Air Force," says Paul Lockhart, Senior Vice
President for Space Solutions. "We look forward to providing our
Air Force partners the same mission-focused solutions we have long
delivered to NASA."
QinetiQ North America will also support satellite ground
stations as well as heavy, medium and small launch vehicles, and
will work in the weather satellite and satellite communications
terminal mission areas.
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