Exelis is leading a world-class team of aviation industry companies to assist the FAA in the full realization of the vision associated with the Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen) initiative to modernize the U.S. national airspace system. The contract, titled System Engineering 2020 (SE2020), has a ceiling value with all options exercised of $1.4 billion, and a five-year base period of performance with option periods that can extend the contract to a total of 10 years.
Under SE2020, the Exelis team will conduct leading edge concept development work across all dimensions of air traffic control including ground systems, avionics, aircraft, air traffic control rules and procedures, human factors, safety and security, environmental and standards.
The Exelis team includes Aviation Communication & Surveillance Systems (ACSS); Aerospace Engineering Solutions; Airways New Zealand; Alvarez & Associates; ARCON; Basic Commerce & Industries (BCI); Bell Helicopter; Bombardier Inc. – Including Learjet; Bridgenet; CGH Technologies; Computer Science Corporation (CSC);Embraer; Enroute Computer Solutions (ECS); Flatirons; GE Aviation (NAVERUS); Human Solutions, Inc.; Intelligent Automation Inc. (IAI); Jet Blue; Middle Tennessee State University; NEXA; Northrop Grumman; Ohio University; Piaggio Aero; Piper Aircraft; Raytheon; Robinson Aviation; Rockwell Collins; Sensis; Serco, Inc.; SRI International; Thales; University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR); United Airlines; Veracity; and Weather Driven Business Solution (WSI).
For more information about the Systems Engineering 2020 (SE2020) contract:
Exelis SE2020 Program Manager