Engility has won a $27.5 million contract to provide technical services support to the Air Traffic Control (ATC) Systems Division of the Naval Air Warfare Center, Aircraft Department (NAWCAD).
Under the one-year term contract, Engility will assist the US Navy in developing technologies for performing automated aerial refueling with commercial and military tankers and manned and unmanned air systems (UAS).
“Engility personnel have supported development of GPS technologies for the Navy’s automated aerial refueling program for more than 10 years. This award reinforces our company’s outstanding technical capabilities and strengthens our position as a prime provider of technical services,” said Engility President and CEO Tony Smeraglinolo in the statement.
“The capability to refuel an unmanned aircraft will allow the Navy to extend the range and time aloft of its UAS platforms and we are proud to support this critical program and help develop these mission essential technologies”, Engility added.
The technical services that Engility will provide for this program include program management, electrical and electronic engineering, software engineering, mechanical engineering and design, system architecture, guidance quality analysis, test planning, flight test data analysis, and rapid-prototyping of electro-mechanical systems for test execution.