NASA Awards California Aircraft Support Contract to Boeing

EDWARDS, Calif., April 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has awarded a contract to The Boeing Company, St. Louis, for engineering and technical support of several specialized research aircraft at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center.

The sole-source, indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract may be worth up to $28 million during its five-year performance period now through April 2012.

Boeing will provide engineering and technical support for four heavily modified high-performance aircraft: two F-15s and two F/A-18s. The aircraft have been modified to conduct a variety of flight research missions in support of NASA and other government agencies and private industry.

Technical assistance under the pact may include providing design support for unique Boeing aircraft systems, assisting in ground support operations and reviewing additional planned aircraft modifications. The contractor may be required to modify control systems hardware and software, perform modifications and fabricate experimental hardware for these aircraft, along with performing specific research studies using Boeing-developed models and simulators. In addition, the contract calls for Boeing to provide similar support, as needed, for other Boeing-built aircraft that NASA may acquire during the contract period.

For more information about NASA and agency programs, visit:

                             
http://www.nasa.gov

Web site: http://www.nasa.gov/




Review Article Be the first to review this article
Featured Video
Editorial
Jeff RoweJeff's MCAD Blogging
by Jeff Rowe
Blockchain For The Manufacturing Supply Chain
Jobs
Mechanical Design Engineer 3 for KLA-Tencor at Milpitas, CA
System Designer/Engineer for Bluewater at Southfield, MI
Sr Mechanical Design Engineer for Medtronic at mounds view, MN
Senior Mechanical Engineer for BAE Systems Intelligence & Security at Arlington, VA
Avionics System Engineer for BAE Systems Intelligence & Security at Arlington, VA
Geospatial Analyst - Senior for BAE Systems Intelligence & Security at Springfield, VA
Upcoming Events
Formlabs LA 3D Printing Roadshow at Munky King Lost Angeles CA - Feb 8 - 9, 2018
ESPRIT World 2018 at Indianapolis Marriott Downtown 350 West Maryland Street Indianapolis IN - Jun 11 - 15, 2018
HxGN LIVE 2018 at The Venetian Las Vegas NV - Jun 12 - 15, 2018
IMTS2018 International Manufacturing Tech Show at McCormick Place Chicago IL - Sep 10 - 15, 2018
Tebis



Internet Business Systems © 2018 Internet Business Systems, Inc.
25 North 14th Steet, Suite 710, San Jose, CA 95112
+1 (408) 882-6554 — Contact Us, or visit our other sites:
AECCafe - Architectural Design and Engineering EDACafe - Electronic Design Automation GISCafe - Geographical Information Services TechJobsCafe - Technical Jobs and Resumes ShareCG - Share Computer Graphic (CG) Animation, 3D Art and 3D Models
  Privacy PolicyAdvertise