Eight companies to compete for $900 million in military simulation and training support over next five years

ORLANDO, Fla., 8 Dec. 2010. Eight simulation and training companies will compete for a potential $900 million in operation and maintenance support on more than 900 military training simulators over the next five years for the U.S. Navy, Army, Air Force, and the governments of Kuwait and Malaysia under the Foreign Military Sales Program, U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) officials announced Tuesday.

ORLANDO, Fla., 8 Dec. 2010. Eight simulation and training companies will compete for a potential $900 million in operation and maintenance support on more than 900 military training simulators over the next five years for the U.S. Navy, Army, Air Force, and the governments of Kuwait and Malaysia under the Foreign Military Sales Program, U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) officials announced Tuesday.

The companies will compete to provide military simulator operations and maintenance, instruction, modifications, relocation, and related services under terms of indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity multiple award contracts. Each contractor has a fair opportunity to compete for individual task orders, DOD officials say.

Companies competing to operate and maintain military simulators are: The Boeing Co. in St. Louis; CAE USA Inc. in Tampa, Fla.; Computer Sciences Corp. in Orlando, Fla.; Cubic Worldwide Technical Services Inc. in San Diego; Engineering Support Personnel Inc. in Orlando, Fla.; Fidelity Technologies Corp. in Reading, Pa.; L-3 Link Simulation & Training Division in Arlington, Texas; and LB&B Associates Inc. in Columbia, Md.

Awarding the contract are officials of the U.S. Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division (NAWCTSD) in Orlando, Fla. For more information contact the NAWCTSD online at http://nawctsd.navair.navy.mil.

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