Wyle Providing Environmental Research and Analysis Services to U.S. Air Force Center for Engineering and the Environment
EL SEGUNDO, Calif., June 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Wyle is providing environmental research, analysis, and engineering services to the U.S. Air Force Center for Engineering and the Environment under a $20 million contract in support of the Center’s mission to optimize Air Force environmental planning and promote the sustainability of Air Force installations.
Wyle technical services include noise and air quality model prototyping and development, training, interoperability studies and assessments related to human or community response to noise and emissions. Other services to be provided include critical measurement and sampling capabilities of noise and air quality, as well as architectural acoustics and noise control, structural acoustics and vibration, land-use and geo-spatial analysis, greenhouse gas inventories, and system-level analyses of environmental and energy efficiency practices and goals.
“We are committed to helping the U.S. military safeguard its mission while protecting the environment,” said Jawad Rachami, Wyle’s director of Environmental and Energy Research and Consulting unit, based in Arlington, Va. “We are excited to be in a position to help the Air Force Center for Engineering and the Environment achieve its long-term environmental and energy efficiency goals at a time when the Department of Defense is looking ahead to new strategies for sustainable operations.”
Wyle will also provide geographical research and analysis products of environmental tasks, including cartographic efforts, remote sensing analysis and land use research, as well as refinement of population growth models based on reliability sampling and prediction techniques.
The Air Force Center for Engineering and the Environment’s Environmental Planning Center of Excellence conducts environmental engineering studies and manages National Environmental Policy Act analyses and similar compliance activities at various Air Force facilities throughout the United States and abroad.
In addition to various environmental planning, engineering, and management tasks, the products of the center’s studies are incorporated into National Environmental Policy Act documents (e.g., environmental impact statements, environmental assessments), air installations compatible use zones (AICUZ), range air installations compatible use zones (RAICUZ), as well as other environmental documents supporting Department of Defense environmental policies and planning efforts.
Wyle’s Environmental and Energy Research and Consulting unit has been providing similar services to other branches of the U.S. Military, including the U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps, as well as to civilian agencies such as the U.S. Department of Transportation for several decades.
Wyle is a leading provider of high tech aerospace engineering and information technology services to the federal government on long-term outsourcing contracts. The company also provides test and evaluation of aircraft, weapon systems, networks, and other government assets; and other engineering services to the aerospace, defense, and nuclear power industries.