PAE Awarded $453M Contract to Support NASA Marshall Space Flight Center
ARLINGTON, Va., February 5, 2015 – PAE, a leading provider of enduring support for essential global missions, has been awarded the Facilities Operations, Maintenance Support Services (FOMSS) contract to support the National Aeronautical and Space Administration (NASA) Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama.
The performance-based, firm-fixed price contract begins March 1 and continues through February 29, 2016, followed by seven one-year options and one six-month option. The performance period, including all options, has a maximum contract value of $453.5 million, which includes a maximum indefinite-delivery indefinite quantity value of $297.5 million.
Under the contract, PAE will supervise all operations and maintenance activities across the Marshall Space Flight center facilities, including tools, equipment, engineering and transportation.
Marshall is one of NASA’s biggest and most diverse field centers, responsible for developing NASA’s Space Launch System for carrying explorers and cargo on missions beyond Earth orbit, supporting science operations aboard the International Space Station, managing robotic planetary probes, and studying Earth’s weather and human impact on the environment.
“We are honored to provide this critical infrastructure support to Marshall Space Flight Center,” said PAE CEO John Heller. “We have built a valued partnership with NASA by providing the same essential services at Johnson Space Center in Houston, and we are proud to expand that partnership by supporting the NASA mission in Huntsville.”
PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. Government, its allied partners and international organizations. As it enters its 60th year of business, PAE continues to provide services in critical facility infrastructure, aviation, logistics, training, range operations and national security solutions to support complex missions for customers around the world. PAE currently employs approximately 15,000 people in over 50 countries and is headquartered in Arlington, Va.
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