SAIC Awarded $70 M FAA Office of Aviation Safety Contract

Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) was awarded a prime contract by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to continue to provide a variety of professional services support to the Office of Aviation Safety.

The single-award, time and materials, and firm-fixed-price contract has a one-year base period of performance, four one-year options, and a total contract value of more than $70 million. Work will be performed primarily in Washington, D.C.

The FAA Office of Aviation Safety is responsible for the certification, production approval, and continued airworthiness of aircraft; and certification of pilots, mechanics, and others in safety-related positions. Under the contract, SAIC will provide professional services, including program management and technical expertise in aviation, technical engineering, flight safety and safety management systems, federal rulemaking, aeronautical communications activities, aviation weather programs, and analytical and operations research. SAIC will help develop, review, and implement operational procedures and regulatory and safety policies for air traffic services for NextGen-enabled operational improvements in our nation’s airspace.

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“We are honored to continue to provide the FAA with the expertise needed to support the enhancement of aviation safety, increasing national aerospace system capacity,” said Bob Genter, SAIC senior vice president and general manager of the Federal Civilian Customer Group. “This work will directly support airlines, airports, general aviation users, and unmanned aerial system/vehicle users.”

Source: Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE: SAI)
Date: Oct 14, 2015