FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION
SAIC to provide training under $727M FAA contract
- By Mark Hoover
- May 04, 2015
SAIC has won a $727 million contract with the Federal Aviation Administration to provide all training and training program support services.
The FAA is planning on hiring as many as 6,000 new air traffic controllers to combat a retiring workforce, SAIC said in a release.
Under the contract, the company would provide support services to the FAA Academy and Air Traffic Control Facilities to help FAA fulfill controller training requirements.
Services include program management support; classroom training; simulation and laboratory training; monitoring of student progress; training development, maintenance and revision; air traffic training program support; administrative support; and innovation support, SAIC said.
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