Metis Flight Research Associates has gained its first prime contract award to support aerospace systems modeling and simulation facilities at NASA Ames Research Center. NASA awarded this small business set-aside contract to Metis Flight Research Associates LLC (MFRA) – a joint venture led by Metis with small business partners Flight Research Associates, Inc. and SYMVIONICS, Inc.
Services for Aerospace Modeling and Simulation III (SimLabs III) is a hybrid
contract that includes a cost-plus-fixed-fee core for contract management and
technical services contract line items, and an indefinite delivery, indefinite
quantity provision for technical service contract line items. The maximum
potential value of the contract is approximately $62.8 million, and the period
of performance begins April 16 with a 45-day phase-in period, followed by a
one-year base period and four one-year options.
Services provided under this contract include: systems engineering; software development and systems administration; aerospace engineering and applications programming; graphics programming; simulator hardware and mechanical systems engineering and operations; safety and mission assurance; configuration management; outreach and subject matter expert recruitment; and related contract management functions.
NASA agency press release for the SimLabs III award: https://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-awards-contract-for-aerospace-systems-modeling-simulation