$9.7M more for Electronic Warfare Training
Airborne Tactical Advantage Co. in Newport News, VA received a $9.7 million ceiling-priced modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price, indefinite delivery, indefinite-quantity contract (N00019-02-D-3158), exercising an option for airborne threat simulation capabilities. These capabilities will be used to train shipboard and aircraft squadron weapon systems operators and aircrew to counter potential enemy Electronic Warfare (EW) and Electronic Attack (EA) operations by utilizing super and subsonic aircraft. Work will be performed in San Diego, CA (45%); Norfolk, VA (45%), and at various locations across the United States (10%); and is expected to be complete in April 2006. The Naval Air Systems Command in Patuxent River, Md. issued the contract. [DoD, April 28, 2005]
This contract is related to a similar recent contract to L3 Communication Flight International Aviation LLC in Newport News, VA, who received a $40.4 million modification that exercises an option for simulations that help ships and air squadrons train their crews to counter electronic warfare efforts by airborne targets (N00019-02-D-3157).