American Systems awarded USD85m contract to continue fighter test services

American Systems has been awarded a USD85 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract by the US Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center (AFOTEC) for fighter test services, the company said.

Under the terms of the five-year contract, American Systems will provide operational test and evaluation services related to fourth- and fifth-generation fighter acquisition programs covering a broad range of technical and analytical operational test services.

These integrated test functions for USAF and other multiservice/multi-country fighter aircraft include test design, planning, execution, and reporting to senior DoD officials.

Work will be performed primarily at Edwards Air Force Base, CA, and Nellis Air Force Base, NV, and will support secondary locations across the country.

American Systems is a government IT solutions provider with approximately 1,400 employees nationwide. Based in the Washington, D.C., suburb of Chantilly, VA, the company provides advanced systems and network infrastructure engineering, technical, and managed services to DOD, Intel, and civilian government customers.