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Tony Smeraglinolo: Engility Adds NextGen Engineering, Analytical Contract

Tony Smeraglinolo
Tony Smeraglinolo

Engility Holdings (NYSE: EGL) has won a 38-month, $23 million contract that covers work with the Transportation Department and Federal Aviation Administration to implement the NextGen air traffic control system at airports.

The company will perform engineering and analytical support work under the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract, which includes both new and recompeted services, Engility said Wednesday.

“We appreciate the confidence our DOT customer has placed in our work and look forward to supporting the NextGen program, ” said Tony Smeraglinolo, Engility president and CEO.

Through the NextGen program, the FAA eyes a shift of air traffic control functions from ground-based radar to satellite-based and digital technologies and procedures in order to make air travel more predictable and environmentally sound.

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