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Engility takes on Navy UAV landing system

Engility Corp. has won a $12.5 million option to provide the U.S. Navy with engineering services in support of a system used for controling the landings of unmanned aerial vehicles.

The company will support the Joint Precision Approach and Landing System and be applied toward Navy Unmanned Combat Aerial Systems programs, the Defense Department said.

Services will include requirements definition and analysis; prototyping; test and evaluation; technical assistance; system analysis; engineering; software development, integration and maintenance; test data acquisition; reduction and analysis; technical logistic support; configuration management; training support; program and project management.

Work will be performed in St. Inigoes, Md., Providence, R.I., Chicago, Ill., and is expected to be completed by January 2014. 

Funding in the amount of $4 million is being obligated at the time of the award, none of which will expire at the end of fiscal 2013.

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Mark Hoover is a senior staff writer with Washington Technology. You can contact him at mhoover@washingtontechnology.com, or connect with him on Twitter at @mhooverWT.

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