Engility Wins $28 M to Provide Product and Technical Services Support for Development and Testing of US Navy Avionics Platforms
- Award Reflects Company's Experience and Exceptional Past Performance with Naval Avionics Platform Integration Emulator (NAPIE) Systems
Engility Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:EGL), today announced it has been awarded a $27.6 million contract to provide product and technical support for the development and testing of the Naval Avionics Platform Integration Emulator (NAPIE) systems for U.S. Navy platforms. NAPIE systems enable rapid integration of cutting-edge prototype technologies, such as sensors or algorithms, into existing platforms. The work will be done for the Air Traffic Control (ATC) Systems Division, Naval Air Warfare Center, Aircraft Department (NAWCAD) Patuxent River, MD.
“Our exceptional past performance and our resulting knowledge of system requirements create efficiencies for the government while enabling mission success for our customer. It is an honor to continue to support the NAWCAD and its important missions.”
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Under this contract, which represents a continuation of previous work, Engility will provide program management, engineering services, system architecture, guidance quality analysis, test planning, flight test data analysis, and field support to the NAWCAD/ATC Systems Division. Work under this cost-plus-fixed-fee award will be performed over five years.
NAPIE systems include the core computing elements (computer hardware and software) along with equipment such as data recorders, test engineer consoles and various electrical, electronic, avionic and mechanical components. Engility engineers, through the development of the rugged, airborne based NAPIE systems, help existing platforms meet stringent military standards and qualify for Navy test authorizations and Federal Aviation Administration approval.
“This contract award is the result of Engility’s nearly 20 years of experience working with the design, development and technical aspects of the NAPIE systems,” said Engility President and CEO Tony Smeraglinolo. “Our exceptional past performance and our resulting knowledge of system requirements create efficiencies for the government while enabling mission success for our customer. It is an honor to continue to support the NAWCAD and its important missions.”
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