Washington, DC – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has awarded Flatirons Solutions, together with prime contractor CSSI, Inc., a $280 million contract to perform engineering work of national importance to help transform and modernize the nation’s airspace system into the Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen).
The $280 million contract is the first of up to six that will be awarded under an umbrella structure called System Engineering 2020 (SE-2020). SE-2020 has a ceiling of approximately $7 billion, making it the largest contract in the FAA’s history.
Through SE-2020, CSSI and Flatirons Solutions are positioned to leverage their experience to provide a broad range of Systems Engineering, Investment and Business Case Analysis, Planning, Forecasting and Business/Financial/Information Management support services.
“CSSI has 20 years of experience helping the FAA achieve its goals,” said Al Tiedman, CSSI president. “We look forward to working with Flatirons Solutions to apply our experience, determination and creativity to help the FAA take this important step in developing NextGen.”
About Flatirons Solutions, CSSI and SE-2020
Flatirons Solutions provides expert consulting, systems integration, systems & software engineering, and program management services to both commercial and government clients. Headquartered in Boulder, Colorado, Flatirons Solutions maintains offices in the Washington, DC metro area and London, England.
CSSI was founded as a provider of technical services in air traffic management. Today, it is a dynamic technical services company with leading-edge skills in engineering, information technology, safety and applied research, serving the aerospace, defense, and transportation sectors.
The work that CSSI and Flatirons Solutions complete under the scope of the SE-2020 contract will be Systems Engineering, Program Planning and Financial Management activities that occur throughout the Acquisition Management System (AMS) Life Cycle Management.
The majority of Systems Engineering activities under this contract are expected to occur after the AMS Life Cycle Acquisition Management Concept and Requirements Definition Readiness Decision and before the Solution Implementation.