FAA awards NextGen engineering contract to Boeing-led team

  • 09-Jun-2010 11:27 EDT

The U.S. FAA awarded Boeing a research and development support contract worth up to $1.7 billion for the Next-Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen). Focus areas of the contract include air traffic management modeling and simulation as well as the full integration of ground and airborne technologies and operations across all vehicle types, including commercial and military aircraft, general aviation, unmanned aerial systems, and rotorcraft. Boeing will perform work that will demonstrate NextGen procedures in real time on a large scale within the current air traffic system. The industry team Boeing has assembled includes airframers Airbus and Cessna and infrastructure provider Lockheed Martin. The Boeing team also includes Adacel, Ensco, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Harris, Honeywell, Jeppesen, Jerry Thompson & Associates, Mosaic ATM, Spectrum Software Technology Inc., Tetra Tech AMT, and the Washington Consulting Group.

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