US Department for Defense selects QinetiQ as supplier

Defence and security company QinetiQ has been elected by the US Department for Defense as a key training and simulation services supplier for the Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division’s (NAWCTSD) Training Systems as part of a group of 28 companies providing training and simulation services to the US Navy.

The Training Systems Contract III (TSC) is a group of multiple-award, indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contracts intended to provide the US Naval Air Systems Command Team with a streamlined, quick-reaction vehicle for the acquisition and support of training systems.

The Training Systems contract, inclusive of all awarded packages and ordering periods across all the 28 participating companies within the contract, is worth a total of $2bn (£1.3bn) over the base ordering period of five years, with two one-year optional ordering periods.