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Wyle Wins NASA's Fully Integrated Lifecycle Mission Support Services Contract

August 13, 2014



By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Journal of Engineering -- Wyle has been named the prime contractor on the Fully Integrated Lifecycle Mission Support Services (FILMSS) contract awarded by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Under the terms of the contract, Wyle will provide mission support to Ames Research Center at Moffett Field, Calif. In particular, Wyle will provide program and project management support for bioscience flight development projects on the International Space Station and collaborative science programs, as well as assist various Ames offices.

This single award, cost-plus-fixed-fee hybrid contract has a potential value of $270 million, including options and indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity task orders. The period of performance is one base year plus four one-year options.

As prime contractor, Wyle will lead a highly respected team of science, technology and academic partners. The team includes ASRC Federal Space and Defense; Logyx, LCC; The SETI Institute; The Bionetics Corp; University of New Mexico, Albuquerque; Miltec Corp; University of Colorado, Boulder; AAC Microtec North America, LLC; Santa Clara University; Cimarron Software Services, Inc.; and Paragon TEC. All contract work will be performed at Ames Research Center.

George Melton, Wyle CEO and president, said, "This contract award reflects Wyle's commitment to NASA's mission. Wyle has been supporting NASA as a strategic partner for over 45 years and we look forward to helping NASA achieve its research, operational and institutional goals by furthering the unique program efforts undertaken at Ames Research Center."

Wyle, a privately held company, is a leading provider of specialized engineering, professional, scientific and technical services to the federal government on long-term contracts. In addition to performing test and evaluation of aircraft, weapon systems, networks and other government assets, Wyle delivers a variety of engineering services to federal government customers including the Department of Defense and NASA. For more information on Wyle, please go to www.wyle.com.

Keywords for this news article include: Wyle, Politics, Engineering.

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Source: Journal of Engineering


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