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For Release: October 20, 2000

Lori J. Rachul
Media Relations Office
(216) 433-8806

Contracts Awarded for System Studies of Revolutionary Technology

NASA Glenn Research Center, Cleveland, OH, has awarded two contracts with a combined value of $18 million to Modern Technologies Corporation, Dayton, OH, and Georgia Tech Research Corporation, Atlanta, GA, to support systems analysis research being performed on advanced and unconventional aeropropulsion technologies for engine/aircraft systems.

Services to be provided by the contractors may include propulsion cycle and flow path studies and conceptual design; metrics assessments including probability of success; cost estimation and market scenarios; aircraft sizing, mission, emission and acoustic analyses; and technology benefits assessment.

Each company was awarded an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity 5-year contract. Services will be provided by individual task orders.

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