Fort Walton Beach, June 2015 -- C. Donald Bishop, CEO and President of InDyne, Inc announced today, “InDyne, Inc, the senior partner of Reliance Test and Technology (RT&T), LLC, a Joint Venture with URS, an AECOM Company, has been awarded the Eglin Operation and Maintenance Services (E-OMS) contract.” E-OMS is a consolidated re-compete of InDyne’s Eglin Test and Training Range contract and URS’ National Radar Cross Section Test Facility contract. Transition from the current contracts began on April 1, 2016 to support a contract start of October 1, 2016. RT&T is headquartered in Fort Walton Beach, FL, and will have operating locations at Eglin AFB, FL, Holloman AFB, NM, and Wright-Patterson AFB, OH.
The United States Air Force, Air Force Material Command, Air Force Test Center, 96th Test Wing (96th TW) awarded the E-OMS contract to RT&T on February 11, 2016. Selection criteria for RT&T included demonstrating an ability to innovatively steward major changes on the test ranges via continuous improvement, restructuring, and other cost saving measures.
The contract will provide operation and maintenance services for the Eglin Test and Training Complex (both at Eglin AFB and Wright-Patterson AFB), and the National Radar Cross Section Test Facility at Holloman AFB. RT&T will partner with the Air Force to provide test and training mission support, engineering support for range system, and deliver accurate, timely, cost-effective and secure radar cross section and antenna test data to the DoD and Industry low observable and electronic combat communities.
RT&T will partner with its 96th TW customer to realize the 96th TW’s mission to “support development and acquisition of war-winning weapons in all battlespace media, to test and evaluate state-of-the-art weapons for the warfighter, and to provide superior installation support and serve as responsible stewards of its resources.” RT&T will also proudly support the 96th TW’s vision “to be the most agile, responsive, and cost effective test & support organization.”
The initial award for the 18 month base period contract is for $150.2M. The overall value of the contract is just over $1B once all the contract options are executed. RT&T’s small business teammates include ASRC Federal, JMETS, T Square Logistics Services, Technical Recruiting Solutions, Tikigaq Construction, and SA-TECH.
RT&T’s win continues to solidify InDyne’s and URS’s presences in the Major Range Test Facility Base, and positions them to partner with the Air Force Test Center in achieving their vision for the range of the future.