May 6, 2021 Brandon Foster

Adams Communication & Engineering Technology (ACET) Awarded $9.3M Task Order for Research and Development of Aircraft for the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) Tactical Airlift Program (PMA-207)

Reston, VA – 17 February, 2021: ACET was awarded a $9.3M Task Order (TO) under the Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC) Information Analysis Center Multiple Award Contract (IAC MAC) by the Air Force Installation Contracting Center (AFICC) to NAVAIR Tactical Airlift Program Office PMA-207.

Team ACET will provide program management, research, analysis, and support technical initiatives to support program decisions and on-going aircraft support efforts for pre-and post-production KC-130J aircraft.  Tasks under the TO will address aircraft weapons systems, training systems, support systems, payload modifications and repairs for all aspects of data and documentation and the development of recommendations for implementation and testing of updates.  Additional tasks include life-cycle planning focused on improving overall system Reliability, Maintainability, Quality, Sustainability, and Interoperability (RMQSI) to advance IAC MAC related Scientific and Technical Information (STI) through the application of knowledge and resources in achieving the requiring activity’s mission requirements. ACET will perform work under this TO at the newest ACET office located in California, MD.

The Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) Tactical Airlift Program (PMA-207), along with the Navy International Program Office (NIPO), provides research and development, systems acquisition, planning, and management for domestic and Foreign Military Sales (FMS) aircraft weapon systems programs.

“This Task Order represents ACET’s commitment to expanding and evolving our capabilities and experience to support the critical needs of our nation’s defense and is a critical enabler to our strategic growth plan for growth in the NAVAIR market.” said Tanya Bassett, ACET’s Chief Growth Officer.  “We look forward to providing PMA-207 and the KC-130J FMS team the required Research, Development, Test and Evaluation (RDT&E) support and deliverables they require to make informed program decisions for the acquisition, modification and operational phases of the KC-130J and in support of the awarded Kuwait cases.”

About DoD IAC Program

The Department of Defense (DoD) Technical Information Center (DTIC) sponsors the DoD Information Analysis Center (IAC) Program.  DoD IAC provides technical data management and research support for the DoD mission.  Established in 1946, the IAC program serves the DoD Science & Technology (S&T) and acquisition communities to drive innovation and technological developments by enhancing collaboration through integrated scientific and technical information development and dissemination for the DoD and broader S&T community.

About ACET

ACET is a Veteran-Owned Small Business (VOSB) headquartered in Reston, VA with offices in Lexington Park, MD and Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD. We are an established technology company providing integrated products and solutions for Government Defense, Intelligence, and other Federal Agencies. Our core competencies are aligned with the current and anticipated needs of our customers and address emerging global challenges in key areas, such as Research and Development, Logistics, Operations and Sustainment, Cybersecurity, IT Services, C5ISR, and Technical and Program Management critical to the defense of our Nation and her allies. ACET is committed to maintaining the highest quality standards, supported by our ISO 27001:2013, ISO 9001:2015, AS9100D, AS9110C, ISO/IEC 20000-1:2018, ISO 14001:2015, CMMI Development L3, and CMMI Services L3 certifications and appraisals.



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