SRA International (NYSE: SRX) subsidiary Systems Research and Applications Corporation (SRA) claimed a single-award indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to continue supporting the airport technology research and development (R&D) technical/engineering support program at the FAA William J. Hughes Technical Center (FAATC). The contract is worth an estimated $57 million over five years.
According to the firm, “the FAATC operates a state-of-the-art, full-scale, airport pavement test facility that provides high-quality test data from rigid and flexible pavement subjected to simulated aircraft traffic. Under this contract, SRA will provide the FAA with research and development services in the areas of airport pavement design and testing; aircraft rescue and fire fighting; wildlife hazards; bird strike mitigation; and runway surface technology. The contract will also allow SRA to provide additional services to the FAA in the areas of airport capacity analysis and planning, enhanced visual guidance and lighting technologies and advanced materials testing.”
“SRA has a proud heritage supporting the FAA with cutting-edge engineering and R&D services, ” said SRA vice president Jack Nager. “The services we provide under this contract support the FAA’s critical mission of providing the safest airports possible, while simultaneously maximizing efficiency and usability.”