NASA has awarded a sole-source bridge contract to LJT and Associates Inc. of Columbia, Maryland, to continue critical launch range operations support at the agency’s Wallops Flight Facility in Wallops Island, Virginia.

The $54 million indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract includes cost-plus-fixed-fee and firm-fixed price task ordering capability. The period of performance begins Oct. 1 and runs through March 31, 2018, by which time a follow-on contract should be in place.

The scope of the work includes launch range operations support such as radar, telemetry, logistics, tracking and communications services. Additional services include information and computer systems services; testing, modifying and installing communications and electronic systems at launch facilities, launch control centers and test facilities; and range technology sustainment engineering services.

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