DiSTI among award winners in U.S. Navy training systems contract
ORLANDO, Fla. U.S. Navy officials selected DiSTI Corp. for the Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division’s (NAWCTSD) Training Systems Contract IV (TSC IV) Multiple Award Contract (MAC). The TSC IV MAC is inclusive of all awarded contracts and ordering periods and has a not-to-exceed value of $980,000,000.
Under contract, DiSTI will be competing for task orders. Deliverables include development and production of new training systems, modification of existing training systems, and purchasing additional quantities of existing training systems. All delivery orders will be placed pursuant to the procedures at FAR 16.5.
DiSTI was one of 10 small business award winners among the 23 award recipients, which will allow these companies to compete on a level playing field among the largest industry defense contractors for services on the contract to provide training device and training systems design, development, production, test and evaluation, delivery, modification and support. TSC IV’s evaluation included vendor delivery capabilities for virtual and augmented reality technology, opening the door for more SMB contractors that have been driving innovation and leadership in this area.
TSC IV’s objective is to establish a long-term competitively awarded contract vehicle to support NAWC TSD’s acquisition of training system devices, complementary ISD products and Training Systems Support.