NASA is exercising its second cost-plus-award-fee option to extend the period of performance with Jacobs Technology Inc. of Tullahoma, Tennessee, to provide test evaluation and support services at the agency’s White Sands Test Facility in Las Cruces, New Mexico.

The Test Evaluation and Support Team (TEST), an award fee, indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract, includes a three-year base period with a potential maximum value of $300 million, and two one-year options, each with a potential maximum value of $100 million, bringing the total potential contract value to $500 million.

Examples of the type of work that Jacobs Technology will provide under the second one-year option, which begins May 1, include propulsion systems testing; propellants and aerospace fluids materials and components testing; remote hazardous testing; quality assurance; test and institutional safety and health; hypervelocity impact testing; flight hardware processing; technical services; training; facility maintenance; and communication systems and construction management.

Subcontractors include ERC Inc. of Huntsville, Alabama, and GeoControl Systems Inc. and MEI Technologies Inc., both of Houston.

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