USA: Airborne Tactical Advantage Secures USD47.08 Million Aircraft Contract


Airborne Tactical Advantage Co., L.L.C., Newport News, Va., is being awarded a $47,080,902 modification to a previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (N00019-09-D-0021) to exercise an option for services in support of the Commercial Air Services Program, which provides contractor owned and operated Type III High Subsonic and Type IV Supersonic aircraft to Navy Fleet customers for a wide variety of airborne threat simulation capabilities.

This provides for training shipboard and aircraft squadron weapon systems operators and aircrew how to counter potential enemy electronic warfare and electronic attack operations in today’s electronic combat environment.

Work will be performed in Newport News, Va. (45 percent); Point Mugu, Calif. (35 percent); and various locations outside the United States (20 percent). Work is expected to be completed in October 2012. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. Funds will be obligated on individual delivery orders as they are issued. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.

Source: defense, October 12, 2011