LOS ANGELES--LinQuest Corporation is proud to announce that the Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) Advanced Systems and Development Directorate (AD) Ground Systems and Space Operations Division (ADG) at Kirtland Air Force Base in Albuquerque, NM has awarded the Space Test and Engineering Contract 2014 (STEC14) contract to LinQuest, making this the first time the contract has been awarded to the incumbent contractor. The contract’s scope includes engineering support and operations of one-of-a-kind research and development (R&D) satellites, including pre-launch, launch and early orbit, mission planning, on-orbit operations, and anomaly resolution.
“In today’s competitive environment, it’s always a challenge to win as the incumbent contractor. Our performance on STEC09 has been exceptional throughout the period of performance and set the stage for this important win,” said Greg Young, Vice President and General Manager.
Dr. Leon Biederman, LinQuest’s President and CEO, stated, “This is the first time in the history of STEC that the incumbent team has been awarded the recompete contract. This is a testament to the outstanding support the STEC team has provided SMC/ADG over the past six-plus years and the excellent proposal we prepared in response to the STEC14 solicitation. We are very pleased that our SMC/ADG customer appreciates our superior performance in support of their mission requirements.”
About LinQuest Corporation
LinQuest provides highly valued, state-of-the-art, and cost effective technical solutions to the US Government and Commercial Industry. LinQuest's services and products span the engineering, testing, operation, and sustainment of critical capabilities and programs ranging from intricate systems and architectures to highly complex enterprises comprised of families of systems. LinQuest integrates technical and operational domain expertise with process discipline and delivers superior performance across the lifecycle of programs.
More information can be found at the company’s website at www.linquest.com.