Teledyne bags $350 million NASA engineering contract

Infotechlead America: Teledyne Technologies announced today that its subsidiary, Teledyne Brown Engineering, in Huntsville has been selected as one of three contractors for NASA/Marshall Space Flight Center’s (MSFC) Engineering Solutions and Prototyping (ESP) contract.Under the contract, Teledyne Brown will provide NASA/Marshall Space Flight Center with space systems design and development, hardware integration and testing, and technology maturation, including bench testing and prototype development and process development, in support of flight projects, human and robotic exploration, science and technology development and future programs/projects.The five year ESP contract is an Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) vehicle, worth up to $350 million.

Teledyne Technologies is a provider of sophisticated instrumentation, digital imaging products and software, aerospace and defense electronics, and engineered systems, primarily located in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom and Mexico.

Teledyne Brown Engineering has been in the business of developing and building space systems for over 50 years. Teledyne has assembled an array of solution providers capable of meeting NASA’s project life cycle needs under ESP. This experienced team of partners have a breadth and depth of deep technical skills provided by large businesses and niches filled by small businesses in all specified categories to will help satisfy the demands of the ESP contract. Teledyne’s hardware manufacturing facilities in close proximity to MSFC will enable quick response time with solutions that are technically and fiscally sound.

Last month Teledyne Brown Engineering was awarded a five year prime contract with a potential total value of $120.1 million to continue providing dedicated payload operations and integration support for the International Space Station (ISS) and other Marshall Space Flight Center managed missions. In the 15 years since being awarded the initial contract, Teledyne Brown has supplied more than 100,000 hours of round the clock support to the ISS Payload Operations Integration Center.

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