Spacelift Range Group (LRRG) Awards Booz Allen Hamilton Systems Engineering and Integration (SE&I) Contract to Support Transformation of the Spacelift Range Enterprise

Jan 04, 2010, 11:00 ET from Booz Allen Hamilton

MCLEAN, Va., Jan. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Booz Allen Hamilton has been awarded a $38.4 million Launch & Test Range System (LTRS) Systems Engineering and Integration (SE&I) contract, which provides support to the Los Angeles-based Spacelift Range Group (LRRG), Launch and Range Systems Wing (LRSW), Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC). Under the contract, Booz Allen will provide required SE&I support to modernize the spacelift range enterprise by putting in place the structure, processes and tools that will significantly increase the reliability, maintainability, availability, and dependability of the operating systems.

The four-year contract also provides a risk reduction and capability maturation program to develop and maintain the current and future architectures.

LTRS consists of ground-based surveillance, navigation, flight operations and analysis, command and control, communications and weather assets located at the Eastern Range (Patrick Air Force Base, Fla.) and the Western Range (Vandenberg AFB, Calif.) for space missions. LTRS provides the Department of Defense, NASA and commercial customers a highly reliable, integrated system to support spacecraft launch, ballistic missile and aeronautical testing.

"We are pleased to have been awarded this contract, as this work neatly aligns with our firm's Systems Engineering and Integration tools, methodologies and capabilities, and plays to the strengths and interests of our SE&I professionals in the space market," Executive Vice President Ken Wiegand said. "Moreover, our team, including ARINC, CIRRUS Technology, ENSCO, and Lockheed Martin Enterprise Integration (LM EI Group), will bring a focused, demonstrated expertise to this effort.''

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