Engility Wins $27.5 M to Provide Technical Services to NAWCAD
- Company will support Navy effort to develop unmanned air refueling capabilities
Engility Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:EGL), today announced it has been awarded a $27.5 million contract to provide a broad range of technical services support to the Air Traffic Control (ATC) Systems Division of the Naval Air Warfare Center, Aircraft Department () at Patuxent River, MD and St. Inigoes, MD.
“Engility personnel have supported development of GPS technologies for the Navy’s automated aerial refueling program for more than 10 years. This award reinforces our company’s outstanding technical capabilities and strengthens our position as a prime provider of technical services,” said Engility President and CEO Tony Smeraglinolo. “The capability to refuel an unmanned aircraft will allow the Navy to extend the range and time aloft of its UAS platforms and we are proud to support this critical program and help develop these mission essential technologies.”
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The technical services that Engility will provide for this program include program management, electrical and electronic engineering, software engineering, mechanical engineering and design, system architecture, guidance quality analysis, test planning, flight test data analysis, and rapid-prototyping of electro-mechanical systems for test execution.
The contract is a re-compete task order and a majority of the work by Engility will be performed through the company’s office in Hollywood, MD.
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May 16 - 17, 2017 - Charleston, United States