Wyle Teams With Northrop Grumman on U.S. Air Force A-10 Task Orders Valued at Nearly $2 Million

Mar 02, 2011, 10:30 ET from Wyle

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Wyle has teamed with Northrop Grumman to perform two task orders valued at nearly $2 million under the A-10 Thunderbolt Life-cycle Program Support indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract.

Wyle will perform critical systems component analysis on both task orders. Rowan Catalyst, Inc. is also a subcontractor on the work.

This first task order is designed to ensure that the A-10's operational safety, suitability and effectiveness program is achieved and maintained by performing component analysis of critical systems and providing solutions for increased system reliability, safety, aircraft availability, and reducing maintenance requirements and man-hours.

Under the second task order, called the Critical Safety Item Technical Deficiency Improvement activity, Wyle and its teammates will identify the engineering and technical data tasks required to correct critical safety item technical and acquisition data deficiencies. 

This effort will help align the A-10 program with the latest requirements from the joint aeronautical logistics commanders.  

"Wyle is very pleased to have the opportunity to team with Northrop Grumman and Rowan Catalyst," said Bert Johnston, vice president and general manager of Wyle's Aerospace Group technology and test division. "We're ready to assist the A-10 community and the U.S. Air Force with working these two critical tasks."

Wyle, a privately held company, is a leading provider of high tech aerospace engineering and information technology services to the federal government on long-term support contracts. The company also provides test and evaluation of aircraft, weapon systems, networks, and other government assets; and other engineering services to the aerospace, defense, and nuclear power industries.

Contact:

Dan Reeder

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