Vencore has received a potentialÂ $113 million contract from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration toÂ perform systems engineering servicesÂ in support of environmental satellites.
The company said Thursday it will work with NOAA’s National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service to sustainÂ legacy systems and support transition to future ground systems for new satellites such as theÂ Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-R andÂ Joint Polar Satellite System.
Vencore President and CEOÂ Mac Curtis said the company will cooperateÂ withÂ NESDIS as the agency works to manage space assets that aid environmental resource management and national security.
The contract containsÂ aÂ one-year base period andÂ four one-year options.
NESDISÂ manages operational environmental satellites; operates NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Information; delivers data and information services such as earth system monitoring; and carries outÂ official environmental assessments andÂ research.