Sunday, December 19, 2010

Wyle Awarded Contract to Support Army Unmanned Aircraft Systems

A contract with a potential value of $66.9 million has been awarded to Wyle to provide program support to the Army's Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Project Office. The new five-year task order is a follow-on contract to Wyle's Express Task Order from the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Life Cycle Management Command.

The Wyle CAS Group support to the program office includes systems engineering and integration support, airspace management activities, information assurance, earned value management services, configuration support, C4I activities, modeling and simulation support, international cooperation activities/homeland security/counter unmanned aircraft support, and business management.

The contract will support all Army UAS programs including Gray Eagle UAS, Hunter UAS, Improved Gnat UAS, Shadow UAS, Raven UAS, Unmanned Systems Airspace Integration Concepts, Family/Common Systems Integration, Gasoline Micro Air Vehicle, and emerging UAS programs.

Wyle's CAS Group, headquartered in Huntsville, Al., has supported the Army's UAS Project Office since 2005. Wyle's subcontractors on this contract include Belzon, Camber, CSC, Dynetics, EnRgies, Navigator, Westar, Quantitech, S3, SAIC, WBB Consulting, Aerodyne, Logzone, Inc., SDI, Sigmatech and Trident World Systems.

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