Military Embedded Systems

NAVAIR division to receive test and evaluation support from DCS


March 20, 2017

Mariana Iriarte

Technology Editor

Military Embedded Systems

LEXINGTON PARK, Md. Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) officials selected DCS Corp. to provide test and evaluation engineering services to the NAVAIR?s Air Vehicle Test & Evaluation Division (AIR- 5.1.6) within the Integrated System Evaluation Experimentation & Test (ISEET) Department.

The one-year contract is worth an estimated $10.5 million. It has four option years and total ceiling value of $53 million. Work will be performed at the Naval Air Station (NAS) Patuxent in River, Maryland.

Under this contract, DCS will also provide research and development, systems analysis and engineering, prototyping, and integration of warfare systems into Naval Aircraft and aviation subsystems.

Officials say, DCS will be working with a competency-aligned customer that provides test and evaluation services to various air vehicle programs across four major air vehicle test disciplines: aeromechanical and flight controls, air vehicle/stores compatibility, ship suitability and landing systems, and installed propulsion/power/mechanical systems.