ProActive Technologies, L.L.C. has been awarded a contract for the U.S. Air Force's B-52 Training System Contractor Logistics Support (CLS) program. The contract provides program management and on-site CLS to operate, maintain, sustain, and upgrade training devices located at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, and Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota. ProActive is the prime contractor, with teammate The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] adding its extensive expertise in developing training devices and in maintaining, modifying, and upgrading the B-52 aircraft itself. The contract covers a base year with four one-year options.
ProActive Technologies provides state-of-the-art hardware and software design engineering and logistical and management support services to the simulation and training marketplaces for government and private industry. ProActive’s in-house engineering and technical support staff has extensive expertise in the design and fabrication of new simulation systems and the modification of existing simulators and trainers. In addition to system design and development, ProActive provides Contractor Logistics Support (CLS), Contractor Operation and Maintenance Services (COMS), Contractor Instruction Services (CIS), and Contract Support (CS) for a variety of DoD agencies and commercial customers.
“ProActive is committed to bringing its solutions-oriented and value-driven training and engineering capabilities to the B-52 Training System program. Along with our teammate, The Boeing Company, ProActive is singularly focused on providing superior services and delivering innovative technologies to support our warfighters,” said Robert Acevedo, President of ProActive Technologies.
A unit of The Boeing Company, Boeing Defense, Space & Security is one of the world's largest defense, space and security businesses specializing in innovative and capabilities-driven customer solutions, and the world’s largest and most versatile manufacturer of military aircraft. Headquartered in St. Louis, Boeing Defense, Space & Security is a $32 billion business with 61,000 employees worldwide.
"Our team will provide the customer with a proven low-risk approach that ensures reduced costs and superior operational performance," said Mark McGraw, Boeing vice president of Boeing’s Training Systems and Government Services. “With Boeing’s proven aircraft expertise, the ProActive team ensures the warfighter has the advantage of training on concurrent devices that match the aircraft."
Source: ProActive Technologies, L.L.C.
Date: Nov 6, 2012