Aircraft engineering contract awarded by U.S. Navy’s NAWCAD to ManTech

FAIRFAX, Va., 24 Jan. 2011. ManTech International Corp. (NASDAQ:MANT) won a $57 million contract from the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) to provide engineering, technical, and administrative support for naval aircraft systems. The contract has a one-year period of performance plus four option years.

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FAIRFAX, Va., 24 Jan. 2011. ManTech International Corp. (NASDAQ:MANT) won a $57 million contract from the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) to provide engineering, technical, and administrative support for naval aircraft systems. The contract has a one-year period of performance plus four option years.
Under the contract, ManTech will provide engineering, technical, and administrative support for reliability, maintainability, testability, and quality assurance, as well as diagnostics and systems safety analyses during the design, development, production, and in-service cycles of naval aircraft and associated systems. ManTech engineers will support NAWCAD on carrier-based tactical aircraft, shipboard-capable vertical/short-takeoff and landing aircraft, maritime support aircraft, unmanned aircraft, tactical weapons systems, support systems, avionics and equipment, air-launched weapons, electronic warfare systems, cruise missiles, aircraft launch, and recovery equipment and other equipment related to Navy and Marine Corps air power.
"In today's world, pilots and systems operators require complex weapon systems specifically designed for the unique naval operating environment. Their success in that environment depends on the reliability of those systems to operate when needed to complete the mission," says Terry M. Ryan, president and chief operating officer of ManTech's Systems Engineering and Advanced Technology group.
NAWCAD is part of the the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR).

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