Arlington, VA – October 25, 2011 – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has awarded Noblis and its team members, including Flatirons Solutions Corporation, the Enterprise Communications Support Services (ECSS) contract. ECSS is considered to be “NextGen-enabling” because of its fundamental role in supporting the transformation of the National Airspace System (NAS) to the Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen). The seven-year contract has an estimated value of approximately $350 million.
Under the ECSS contract, the Noblis team will provide a wide range of technology management support to the FAA’s Air Traffic Control (ATC) Communications Services organization. Noblis’ support to the FAA will include systems engineering, acquisition and program management, information systems development, and management studies and analysis. As part of the Noblis core team, Flatirons Solutions’ specific role will include System-Wide Information Management (SWIM), Enterprise Architecture (EA) and Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) support.
“This significant award by the FAA reflects the strong alignment between Noblis’ strategic capabilities and the FAA’s mission,” said Amr EISawy, President and CEO, Noblis. “We are excited to be expanding our relationship with the FAA and we are looking forward to new levels of service to the Air Traffic Control Communications Services organization.”
“We’re extremely proud to be part of the Noblis team,” said Flatirons Government Solutions President, Gary Fuller. “This contract continues our long tradition of partnering with the FAA to support the NextGen Air Transportation System.”
Noblis is a nonprofit science, technology and strategy organization that helps clients solve complex systems, process and infrastructure problems in ways that benefit the public. Noblis prides itself on bringing an unbiased, independent view to all its work, and specializes in providing full system lifecycle support for the aviation technologies needed to lay the foundation for FAA’s Next Generation Air Transportation System.
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Flatirons Solutions provides expert consulting, systems integration, systems and software engineering, and program management services to both commercial and government clients. Flatirons engineers mission-critical systems for federal government and defense agencies, and is also a leading content technology solutions provider specializing in dynamic publishing and business process automation. Headquartered in Boulder, Colorado, and with offices in the Washington, DC metro area and London, England, Flatirons Solutions delivers its services to clients worldwide.