Wyle receives systems assurance and engineering supply contract from USAF

15 September 2013 (Last Updated September 15th, 2013 18:30)

Wyle has secured a contract for provision of specialised system assurance and engineering product analyses for the US Air Force's Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC).

Wyle has secured a contract for provision of specialised system assurance and engineering product analyses for the US Air Force's Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC).

Awarded under the Defense Technical Information Center's DTIC Reliability Information Analysis Center (RTAC) contract vehicle, the $15m contract requires the company to supply the services through AFLCMC's Engineering Directorate, which is located at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio, US.

Specifically the company will deliver engineering, airworthiness, system security and assurance, risk management and safety analyses in development, implementation and execution of product logistics, sustainment and acquisition strategies throughout the portfolio of aeronautical weapon systems for the air force.

"Wyle was selected due to its extensive reputation for thorough and independent analysis, and testing capabilities."

Additional work under the contract include perform and document analyses and strategies, logistics management, programme management, lifecycle and cost analysis products to refine and enhance initiatives across the centre.

Commenting on the contract, Wyle programme lead Gary Konnert said: "Wyle was selected due to its extensive reputation for thorough and independent analysis, and testing capabilities."

Wyle's subcontractors on the contract include Mordern Technology Solutions MTSI.

Managed by the 55th Contracting Squadron, RTAC is an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity IDIQ vehicle designed to offer technical support to the military, industry and academia, in the reliability, maintainability, quality, supportability and interoperability (RMQSI) domains.

The contract serves as the Department of Defense's (DoD) Center of Excellence (CoE) for the identification, collection, analysis and dissemination of reliability data for components, up through weapons systems.

The contract was first received by the Wyle-led team comprising Quanterion Solutions, the Center for Risk and Reliability at the University of Maryland, the Applied Research Laboratory at Penn State University, and the State University of New York Institute of Technology in June 2005.

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