NASA awards Test Evaluation And Support Team contract
HOUSTON, 19 Feb. 2011. NASA selected Jacobs Technology Inc. of Tullahoma, Tenn., to provide test evaluation and support services at the agency's White Sands Test Facility in Las Cruces, N.M.
Posted by John McHale
HOUSTON, 19 Feb. 2011. NASA selected Jacobs Technology Inc. of Tullahoma, Tenn., to provide test evaluation and support services at the agency's White Sands Test Facility in Las Cruces, N.M. Under the Test Evaluation and Support Team -- or TEST -- contract Jacobs Technology will provide flight hardware processing; technical services; training; facility maintenance; communication systems; construction management; propulsion systems testing; propellants and aerospace fluids materials and components testing; remote hazardous testing; quality assurance; test and institutional safety and health; and hypervelocity impact testing.
The contract calls for a three-year base period with a potential value of $300 million, and two one-year options with a potential value of $200 million, bringing the total potential contract value to $500 million.
The three-year base period of performance for the contract is scheduled to begin on May 1 and extend through April 30, 2014, with the two one-year options available in the following two years. The TEST contract is an award fee, indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract.
Subcontractors include ERC Inc. of Huntsville, Ala., and GeoControl Systems Inc. and MEI Technologies Inc., both of Houston.