FAIRFAX, Va., July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SRA Aviation, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of SRA International, Inc. (NYSE: SRX), today announced additional members to its team that will pursue the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) National Airspace System (NAS) Integration Support Contract (NISC III). Joining the SRA Aviation-led team, in addition to previously announced CSC, are Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC); AMTI; Honeywell; URS Corporation; Advancia Aeronautics; CSSI; INFINA; ISG; and Veracity Engineering.
"The SRA Aviation NISC III team is powered by some of the most skilled aviation experts and thought leaders in the industry, and brings together approximately 300,000 professionals from around the country," said SRA President and CEO Stan Sloane. "The upcoming competition and award of NISC III provides the FAA with a well-timed opportunity to choose a team that will support its mission to achieve rapid modernization and quickly realize the benefits of NextGen."
The team chosen for the NISC III contract will help the FAA implement and integrate next-generation air traffic control systems and equipment, and will supply the FAA with engineering, planning, automation, environmental and other support services. The 10-year contract calls for roughly 900 highly qualified employees with various technical capabilities to support the FAA at its headquarters in Washington, D.C., and at offices around the nation.
"It is a true testament to our strength as a prime that nearly half of our team -- including SAIC, Honeywell, Advancia Aeronautics, INFINA, Veracity Engineering, and AMTI -- is made up of current NISC subcontractors who are joining the SRA NISC III team," said Jack Nager, president of SRA Aviation, Inc. "SRA prides itself as not only being a reliable prime to our subcontractors, but also on attracting and retaining top aviation experts who seek to work for and with a company named to FORTUNE(R) magazine's '100 Best Companies to Work For' list ten years in a row. "
SRA and its subsidiaries have more than 20 years of experience supporting the FAA with engineering, research and development services related to airport runway safety, airport planning, cyber security and aircraft fire safety. SRA services currently help the FAA meet its critical mission to provide the safest and most efficient aviation system in the world.
SRA Aviation, Inc. provides next-generation air traffic management tools that address core challenges like safety, efficiency, profitability and functionality. Its innovative use of proven next-generation technologies like multilateration and ADS-B help air navigation service providers (ANSPs) and airport operators ease capacity constraints; improve airspace and ground space efficiencies; and reduce costs. Recently, SRA was awarded a contract by the FAA to provide a low-cost ground surveillance (LCGS) solution for small- to medium-sized airports in the NAS.
About SRA International, Inc.
SRA and its subsidiaries are dedicated to solving complex problems of global significance for government organizations serving the national security, civil government and global health markets. Founded in 1978, the company and its subsidiaries have expertise in such areas as air surveillance and air traffic management; contract research organization (CRO) services; cyber security; disaster response planning; enterprise resource planning; environmental strategies; IT systems, infrastructure and managed services; logistics; public health preparedness; strategic management consulting; systems engineering; and wireless integration.
FORTUNE(R) magazine has chosen SRA as one of the "100 Best Companies to Work For" for ten consecutive years. The company and its subsidiaries employ more than 6,800 employees serving clients from headquarters in Fairfax, Va., and offices around the world. For additional information on SRA, please visit www.sra.com.
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