September 20, 2012
First Option Period Exercised by NASA For The LITES Contract
NASA has awarded Stinger Ghaffarian Technologies of Greenbelt, Md., a modification to exercise the first option period for the agency's Langley Research Center Information Technology Enhanced Services (LITES) task-order contract.
The value of the option year is not to exceed $36.5 million. The five-year contract performance period included a 24-month base period and three 12-month option periods with a total value not to exceed $183 million.LITES provides integrated support that encompasses all activities necessary to develop, deploy, upgrade, operate and maintain a system that delivers an IT capability for research and development use and for business systems and applications. The contract provides support through Langley's Office of the Chief Information Officer in the areas of science and engineering, project management, business and center infrastructure applications, as well as data center support not provided as part of NASA's Information Technology Infrastructure Improvement Program.
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