Advanced Engineering and Research Associates
(AERA) Inc., Alexandria, Va., is being awarded a $5,046,276 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification under previously awarded contract to exercise an option for U.S. Navy, foreign military, and material management support services
AERA will provide technical and management support to assist Program Executive Office, Theater Surface Combatant managers in
planning Ship Project Directive configuration requirements, delivery schedules of Government Furnished Equipment and other related management functions, for U.S. Navy AEGIS class and
Foreign Military Sales (FMS) DDG class ships. This involves purchases for the U.S. Navy (90 percent) and the Governments of Japan (5 percent) and Spain (5 percent) under the FMS Program.
Work will be performed in Alexandria and is to be completed by July 2003. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington,
D.C., is the contracting activity.