NASA Extends Johnson Aircraft Maintenance Contract

HOUSTON, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA will exercise a one-year extension option for a contract with Computer Science Corporation of Fort Worth, Texas, to provide aircraft maintenance and modification support. The extension is valued at $58 million.

The Aircraft Maintenance and Modification Program contract provides for the continuity of services for flight line; intermediate and depot level maintenance; repairs; and modifications and engineering support on aircraft.

The aircraft supported are operated at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston; NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center in Edwards, Calif.; and NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va. The aircraft are used for astronaut crew training and NASA flight research. Work under the contract is performed at Johnson, Dryden and Langley, as well as NASA facilities in El Paso, Texas.

The option exercised on the cost-plus-award-fee contract begins March 1, 2010, and will continue to Feb. 28, 2011. Qualified Technical Services, Inc. of Houston is a significant subcontractor for the work.

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