February 28, 2012
NASA EXTENDS AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE CONTRACT
NASA has awarded a three-month extension with two three-month options, for a total of nine months, on a contract with Computer Sciences Corporation of Fort Worth, Texas, to provide aircraft maintenance and modification support. The extension, including all options, is valued at $46.6 million.
The Aircraft Maintenance and Modification Program contract provides for the continuity of services for flight line, intermediate and depot level maintenance, repairs, modifications and engineering support on aircraft.NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston; Dryden Flight Research Center in Edwards, Calif.; and Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va., operate the supported aircraft, which are used for astronaut crew training and NASA flight research. Contracted work will be performed at Johnson, Dryden, Langley and at NASA facilities in El Paso, Texas.
The extension begins March 1. It is a cost-plus-award-fee contract. The base contract, valued at $162.1 million, began Sept. 1, 2009.
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