Unisys work on this contract supports the NASA "simulation to flight" vision which allows research concepts to be designed, developed, and verified in a ground-based simulation facility and then validated through flight tests on aircraft with common research system elements.
Chief among Unisys tasks is the continued development of the Langley Standard Real-time Simulation in C++ which received the LaRC Software of the Year Award for 2005.
Unisys also will provide software and hardware analysis, design, development, verification, validation, operations, maintenance, modification and systems integration services for the NASA Langley Flight Simulation Facilities and Research Aircraft. Unisys is responsible for total IT systems operation and for quality assurance. Presently, Unisys has 47 employees supporting the contract in Hampton, Va.
"As we have for 30 years, Unisys supports NASA in its dedication to advancing aeronautics research and space exploration. Modeling and simulation are critical to aerospace research and we are proud to put our expertise in those areas to work for NASA," said Greg Baroni, president, Unisys Global Public Sector.
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