J.F. Taylor, Inc. was recently awarded a follow-on, four-year $46 million contract to continue providing Communication/Navigation/Identification (CNI) technical and engineering services for the Mission Systems Evaluation Division (AIR-5.1.2) at NAS Patuxent River.  J.F. Taylor has supported the CNI program since the company’s beginning in 1983.

 The Lexington Park company’s work focuses on Navigation, Combat Identification, and Communications Test and Evaluation support, as well as engineering support for Aircraft Integration and Commercial Air Services efforts. JF Taylor engineers provide technical expertise for program planning; test preparation, planning, execution, and reporting; hardware and software integration and development; instrumentation design and development; and data analysis.

 “J.F. Taylor is pleased to have the opportunity to continue providing technical engineering support to the CNI community,” said John F. Taylor, Jr., Program Manager.  “The flight test role that AIR-5.1.2 plays in the Navy acquisition process is critical to the success of new and updated products reaching the Fleet,” Taylor continued.  “Over the years we have found that our work supporting the CNI program invariably presents our engineering staff with exciting engineering challenges and growth opportunities.  We are delighted that these opportunities will continue to be available to the company and our employees.”

 The contract was competitively procured through the company’s Seaport-e multiple award contract and will run through August 2011, with work being performed locally.  Subcontractors are American Electronics, Inc.; Ausley Associates, Inc.; BAE Systems, Inc.; CRL Technologies, Inc.; DCS Corporation; Eagan, McAllister Associates, Inc.; SITE, LLC; System Planning Corporation; and Wyle Laboratories, Inc.