CHANTILLY, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Engility Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:EGL), today announced it was awarded a $71 million contract by the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) to deliver systems engineering on U.S. naval aircraft and weapons systems. NAWCAD is responsible for advancing research and development, engineering, and test and evaluation of all Navy and Marine Corps air vehicle systems.
“With our engineering expertise and proven performance, Engility is best positioned to analyze, test, and help manage the myriad of naval aircraft and weapon systems,” said Engility CEO Lynn Dugle. “Working side-by-side with the Navy, we can help ensure fleet safety and mission success.”
As part of the contract, Engility will assess the technical performance, suitability and risks of aircraft, weapon and integrated systems. The team will perform systems engineering, analysis, development, integration and testing for the introduction of warfare systems into naval aircraft. This includes direct systems engineering support throughout the full life cycle of a weapon system from concept development through disposal, and it is applied to all naval aircraft.
Awarded in the third quarter, this 21-month cost plus fixed fee award represents a new contract that continues work originally performed under the Seaport-e indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity vehicle. The majority of the work will be performed at Patuxent River, Md.
Engility Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: EGL), a leading provider of mission-critical and highly technical services to the U.S. government, is engineered to make a difference. Built on a five-decade commitment to our customers and our country, Engility delivers world-class performance, efficiency and value in a broad range of services, including engineering and technology life cycle support, program and business support and specialized technical consulting. Headquartered in Chantilly, Virginia, and with offices around the world, Engility supports customers throughout the defense, intelligence, space, federal civilian and international communities, drawing on our intimate understanding of customer needs, our deep domain expertise and our highly skilled employees to develop and deliver on-target solutions. To learn more about Engility, please visit www.engilitycorp.com and connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.
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