21 Apr CQ JV Wins Two Air Force Test Center Prime Contracts
CQ JV is pleased to announce the award of two multi-year contracts totaling $413,826,325 under the Technical and Management Advisory Services (TMAS) 2 Task Orders (TO) to provide advisory and assistance services (A&AS) to the United States Air Force (AF) Air Force Test Center (AFTC).
“These awards represent the strength of our joint capabilities to provide strong technical and engineering solutions to this customer,” stated CQ JV Managing Partner Jami Peyton. “Together, under CQ JV, Canvas and QuantiTech are proud to provide agile, innovative, and responsive support for mission critical Air Force systems and subsystems.”
The 96th Test Wing (96TW) is the test and evaluation center for AF air-delivered weapons, navigation and guidance systems, command and control systems, and AF Special Operations Command systems. The 96TW TO will provide A&AS for expert evaluation and validation of the performance of systems throughout the design, development, acquisition, and sustainment process to ensure the warfighter has technologically superior, reliable, maintainable, sustainable, and safe systems. Work will be primarily performed at Eglin AF Base (AFB), FL, with support required at Davis-Monthan, AZ, Hurlburt Field, FL, Duke Field, FL, Nellis AFB, NV, and Tinker AFB, OK. The TO is worth $214 million over five years.
The Arnold Engineering Development Complex (AEDC) operates and conducts developmental testing and evaluation on almost 70 aerodynamic and propulsion wind tunnels, rocket and turbine engine test cells, space environmental chambers, arc heaters, and ballistic ranges. The AEDC TO will provide A&AS to fully support aerospace research, development, test and evaluation activities at the AFTC. Work will be primarily performed at Arnold AFB, TN, as well as other AF installations and original equipment manufacturer facilities. The TO is worth $200 million over five years.
“Our trusted past performance providing scientific and technical expertise on test activities to this customer enabled this win,” stated Gerald Burnett, QuantiTech’s Chief Operating Officer. “Being able to provide agile and innovative engineering solutions for the next generation of DOD systems is why CQ JV was created.”
About CQ JV: CQ JV is a Small Business Administration (SBA) All-Small Mentor Protégé Program (ASMPP) Joint Venture (JV). The CQ JV members are Canvas, Inc. (Protégé and Managing Partner) and QuantiTech (Mentor). The mission of CQ JV is to integrate and innovative technical engineering and software/product development solutions for Department of Defense (DOD) and other Federal customers. CQ JV provides large business expertise with small business efficiencies by combining Canvas’ diverse customer-base and capabilities with QuantiTech’s successful contract execution and management experience. Current contracts include OASIS SB POOL 1*; POOL 3; POOL 4; POOL 5a, POOL 5b; and POOL 6*. *includes active Task Orders
About Canvas: Headquartered in Huntsville, Alabama, Canvas, Inc. provides engineering services and technology solutions for customers in both the Federal and commercial markets.Founded on a rich history of technical expertise, Canvas has earned the reputation of anticipating customer needs and delivering results. Canvas specializes in the areas of Systems Engineering, Software Engineering, Test and Evaluation, Technology and Product Development, Biomedical Engineering, Warfighter Operations, and Acquisition and Program Management.
About QuantiTech: Also headquartered in Huntsville, Alabama with 2,000+ employees, QuantiTech, Inc. is an experienced prime contractor with successful execution of highly technical programs. QuantiTech has a proven track record of providing superior technical and systems support to both Government and commercial customers. QuantiTech’s engineering expertise and management services span the spectrum of their core capabilities: Systems Engineering and Integration, Intelligence and Cybersecurity, Test and Evaluation, Safety and Facilities Engineering, and Business and Program Management.
About the SBA ASMPP: The SBA ASMPP encourages the development of strong protégé firms through mentor-provided business development assistance, and to help them successfully compete for government contracts. Protégés in the ASMPP are eligible to form a JV with an SBA approved Mentor. The JV may compete for Federal contracts and subcontracts based on size and socioeconomic status regardless of the Mentor’s size.