The General Services Administration (GSA) has selected Unisys Corporation of
McLean, VA, to support simulation and flight technical services for NASA’s
Langley Research Center, located in Hampton, VA. The work is valued at more
than $44 million over eight years.

Major subcontractors to Unisys Corporation for this effort will be Data
Systems & Technology, Inc. of Reston, VA; PSI International, Inc. of
Fairfax, VA, and Science and Technology Corporation of Hampton.

The procurement, jointly evaluated by GSA and NASA, was awarded under one of
GSA’s existing “Millennia” contracts. Day-to-day administration of the work
will be performed by personnel from Langley.

The work consists of support for NASA Langley’s ground-based and in-flight
simulators as well as integration laboratories. In addition to Langley
Research Center staff, researchers from other NASA installations, the
Federal Aviation Administration, the Department of Defense, other government
organizations, industry and various educational institutions will use the
facilities. Work is expected to begin May 1, 2001.

Part of GSA’s mission is to provide contracts that all Federal agencies may
use to procure support. This Task Order will be a cost-plus-fixed-fee,
performance-based task. Project Assignments will be issued for work within
the scope of the Task Order.

Established in 1917 as the first national civil aeronautics laboratory, NASA
Langley is a world-class center for aeronautics, earth science, space
technology, and structures and materials research. Seventy percent of
Langley’s effort is in aeronautics research, working to improve today’s
aircraft and to develop concepts for future aircraft. The Center supports
the nation’s space program by conducting a dynamic program in atmospheric
sciences, seeking a more detailed understanding of the Earth’s atmosphere.
Langley researchers are also developing technology for advanced space
transportation systems and for small spacecraft and instruments.