HUNTSVILLE, AL - October 21, 2009 - Teledyne Brown Engineering, Inc. (TBE) today announced that the company has received a one year extension of its engineering and manufacturing contract with Lockheed Martin Space Operations in support of the NASA International Space Station (ISS) Cargo Mission Contract. The contract extension has a potential value of up to $6.9M, bringing the total contract value to approximately $28.2M.
The contract extension will allow Teledyne Brown to continue providing its highly specialized cargo mission support services to the ISS until the Shuttle's retirement.
"We are very pleased to work with Lockheed Martin and Johnson Space Center to continue supporting the construction and operations of the International Space Station," said Rex D. Geveden, President, Teledyne Brown Engineering.
Under this contract, Teledyne Brown will continue performing pressurized and unpressurized cargo/carrier integration in support of launch integration, ground processing, on-orbit operations analysis, and cargo return to Lockheed Martin. These tasks include management, hardware manufacturing, planning, mission support, and analytical integration. The company also manufactures Flight Support Equipment to secure ISS Orbital Replacement Units to cargo carriers launched in the Space Shuttle Payload bay.
Teledyne Brown, a recognized expert in space hardware design and development as well as analytical integration, has been integrating pressurized and unpressurized cargo items for the Space Station since this contract was awarded in January 2004.
About Teledyne Brown Engineering
Teledyne Brown Engineering, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Teledyne Technologies Incorporated. The company provides full engineering lifecycle solutions to the Department of Defense, NASA, Department of Energy, Department of Homeland Defense and commercial companies. Teledyne Brown's one-stop engineering and fabrication capabilities include expertise in systems engineering, system integration, technology development, hardware design, prototype development, system test and evaluation, advanced manufacturing, logistics services, operations and maintenance. The company is headquartered in the nation's second largest research park in Huntsville, AL. More information about Teledyne Brown Engineering may be found at https://www.tbe.com.
About Teledyne Technologies Incorporated
Teledyne Technologies is a leading provider of sophisticated electronic subsystems, instrumentation and communication products, engineered systems, aerospace engines, and energy and power generation systems. Teledyne Technologies' operations are primarily located in the United States, the United Kingdom and Mexico. For more information, visit Teledyne Technologies' website at https://www.teledyne.com.