Noblis wins $350M FAA award to upgrade air traffic system
Contract includes technology management, systems engineering
- By David Hubler
- Sep 30, 2011
Noblis Inc., a provider of technology and strategy services to the federal government, has won a seven-year prime contract with a potential value of $350 million to support the Federal Aviation Administration’s Air Traffic Control system.
The FAA Enterprise Communications Support Services contract calls for Noblis to provide a wide range of technology management support, including systems engineering, acquisition and program management services, operations management and support, business and financial management, information systems development, and management studies and analyses, the company said in an announcement Sept. 30.
The company based in Falls Church, Va., also will support knowledge transfer of the latest technologies, methods, approaches and products that will lead to new, innovative solutions and best practices for the FAA and support the NextGen Enabling Programs, the announcement states.
The Enterprise Communications Support Services contract will be the primary means for the Air Traffic Control Communications Services Directorate to obtain technical services and will provide a single point of accountability across the ATC Communications enterprise.
Noblis’ contractor partner team includes ITT Corp., TASC Inc., AMS, B3 Solutions LLC, CEXEC Inc., COBEC Consulting Inc., CSSI Inc., Flatirons Solutions, LS Technologies LLC, The Semcon Group LLC, STG Technologies Inc., Williams Aviation Consultants and Noblis’ mentor-protege partner, Cummings and Associates Inc.
David Hubler is the former print managing editor for GCN and senior editor for Washington Technology. He is freelance writer living in Annandale, Va.