QinetiQ North America supports Air Force space operations

FAIRFAX, Va., 10 Mar. 2009. QinetiQ North America's Mission Solutions Group won from the Air Force Space and Missile System Center a blanket purchase agreement worth up to $250 million for space operations technical support. QinetiQ North America will provide the Air Force with systems engineering, test and evaluation, software engineering, spectrum management, modeling and simulation, system safety and acquisition security.

FAIRFAX, Va., 10 Mar. 2009.QinetiQ North America's Mission Solutions Group won from the Air Force Space and Missile System Center a blanket purchase agreement worth up to $250 million for space operations technical support.

QinetiQ North America will provide the Air Force with systems engineering, test and evaluation, software engineering, spectrum management, modeling and simulation, system safety and acquisition security. Company engineers also will deliver support in the areas of integration logistic support and concept development.

The company will be eligible to deliver specific mission support in multispectral surveillance satellites, infrared surveillance satellites, the Next-generation Space Navigation System, launch range systems, satellite control networks, and unprotected satellite communications. QinetiQ North America will also support satellite ground stations, as well as heavy, medium, and small launch vehicles. The firm's staff will also work in the weather satellite and satellite communications terminal mission areas.

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