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Navy taps Wyle for specialized engineering

April 1, 2013 at 3:07 PM   |   Comments

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., April 1 (UPI) -- The U.S. Navy has contracted Wyle for Electromagnetic Environmental Effects Engineering and Technical Support for its aircraft, weapons, and avionics systems.

The contract from the Naval Air Systems Command, in support of its Electromagnetic Environmental Effects Division, is worth $24 million.

Wyle said its work will assist the division ensure systems electromagnetic compatibility in all Naval Air Systems Command aircraft, weapon and ground support systems.

Included is fleet support services related to electromagnetic environmental effects for naval aviation units and their supporting activities as well as support for electromagnetic environmental effects research, science and technology efforts.

"This award sustains an important incumbency in a very specialized field and is a vote of confidence reaffirming the significant contributions Wyle has made in the field of aviation test and evaluation; clearly a principal differentiator," said Stu Ashton, a Wyle vice president in its Aerospace Group. "Wyle's delivery of unmatched systems engineering services on this contract will validate that systems meet their test specifications and warfighter requirements."

Wyle announced the award Monday but said it actually began its work for the Navy last month.

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