NAVAIR signs agreement for support on F-35 fighter program

ARLINGTON, Va. Information-technology engineering company Decisive Analytics Corp. (DAC) has won a Blank Purchase Agreement (BPA) contract with NAVAIR Warfare Center Lakehurst, Aircraft Division to provide support to the F-35 Joint Program Office (JPO).

Under the terms of the contract -- which carries a master ceiling of $90 million and a period of performance of five years, including options -- DAC and NAVAIR will undergo equipment-acquisition-related studies and work on focused consulting services to improve the acquisition of the F-35 Air System and the organizational structure of the F-35 JPO. The F-35 program mission focuses on the development, production and fielding, and sustainment of the next-generation strike warfare fighter to meet the needs of the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, and partner countries at a reduced cost and risk.

According to a company announcement, DAC will support the F-35 JPO on areas such as affordability, supply-chain logistics, acquisition and procurement strategies, IT business systems, future technology planning, modeling and simulation studies, and organizational/workforce management.