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June 9, 2009

Beth Dickey
Headquarters, Washington

Rachel Prucey
Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif.


NASA Awards Contract for Aerospace Testing Support

WASHINGTON - NASA has selected Jacobs Technology Inc. of Tullahoma, Tenn., to receive a follow-on contract for Aerospace Testing and Facilities Operations and Maintenance, or ATOM, at NASA's Ames Research Center at Moffett Field, Calif. The contract has a maximum value of $200 million.

This is a cost-plus-incentive-fee contract that begins July 1, 2009. The base contract lasts two years and has three one-year options.

Jacobs Technology will provide support for aerospace testing, and facilities maintenance and operations at Ames. Specific services will include: aerospace testing, facility operation, project development, operation of support facilities and maintenance of aerospace facilities at Ames.

The facilities operated under this contract support a wide variety of testing requirements for NASA and other government agencies, including the Department of Defense, Department of Energy and Department of Homeland Security. They also provide testing services for industry and other non-government entities.

The contract to Jacobs includes subcontracts with Sierra Lobo Inc. of Milan, Ohio, and Qualis Corporation of Huntsville, Ala.
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