Contracts (CONUS & OCONUS)
: CETS H-1, C-130, F/A-18
| FRCSW - NI, CA
| Hill AFB, UT - DOCAT
| Hill AFB, UT - DESP III
| Robins AFB, GA
| TYAD, PA
| NAWC Lakehurst, NJ
| L-3 Comm, NJ
| Goodrich, CT
| Honeywell, NJ
| Northrop Grumman, MD
| Smiths Aerospace, NJ
| Eaton Aerospace, CT & PA
| Dewey Electronics
| Kearfott, NJ
Contractor Engineering Technical Services (CETS) Contractor Field Services (CFS) to support the Avionics, Airframes, Electrical Systems and Power Plant on the H-1, C-130, F/A-18 Series Aircraft, Oceana VA, Jacksonville FL, New Orleans LA and Stewart Air National Guard Base NY
In August 2015, Affordable Engineering Services, Inc. (AES) was awarded a Five (5) year Seaport-e Task Order N00178-14-D-7596-GM01 (Modification 06) for CETS Equipment Specialists at Oceana, VA, Jacksonville, FL, New Orleans, LA and Stewart Air National Guard Base, NY providing Airframe and Avionics expertise for the F/A-18, C-130 and H-1 Platforms. AES' current Contractor Engineering Technical Services (CETS) Contractor Field Services (CFS) include on and off-site proficiency training, technical guidance and advice to resolve unusually complex technical problems. We also provide Organizational (O) and Intermediate (I) Maintenance Level support and Analyze & Identify weapon systems/equipment discrepancies in the operation and maintenance procedures.
CETS technical expertise is categorized by the following Aviation Core Disciplines: Avionics (AV), Airframe (AF), Electrical (EL), and Power Plant (PP) and supporting equipment.
Fleet Readiness Center South West (FRCSW) Depot Level Maintenance (DLM), North Island, CA
In February 2011, Affordable Engineering Services, Inc. (AES) began providing Depot Level Maintenance and Repair Services for the FRCSW on a 5-year contract with approximately 580 employees. This contract was awarded through the Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division (NAWCWD), China Lake, CA for AES' assistance in meeting workload "surges" at various sites. We are providing support for Depot Level Maintenance services to both Navy and Marine Corps fleet aircraft. This support effort includes Depot Level Repair, Logistics, Engineering, Program Management, Maintenance Prototyping and Reliability Cnetered Maintenance (RCM) analysis. The variety of fleet aircraft includes: F/A-18, C-130, E-2C, C-2A, UH-1, AH-1W, H-60, H-53, EA-6B, AV-8, LM 2500 Engine, Voyage Repair Team (VRT) and V-22.
Depot On-Site Contract Augmentee Team (DOCAT)
AES is a Prime contractor on the Depot On-site Contract Augmentee Team (DOCAT) program. DOCAT is an important contract vehicle used by Hill AFB, UT and AMARG, AZ. AES has a long successful history and has demonstrated a successful track record for DOCAT1, DOCAT2 and DOCAT3 programs.
AES offers a unique experience base and capability to successfully implement DOCAT program requirements. For DOCAT1 and DOCAT2 AES was awarded about 55% of the task orders. Our DOCAT task Order includes:
- AMXG (Aircraft Maintenance Group):AES performed depot level maintenance tasks to include Paint Applications on the C-130, A-10, F-16 and F-22A aircraft. Provided support for aircrat, Analytical Condition Inspection (ACI), Program Depot Maintenance (PDM), modification, strip, paint/blast, structural repair to include modification, inspection, overhaul and component overhaul. Reapir, replace or rebuild damaged components and testing equipment to include hydraulics, instruments, avionics, electrical accessories, engines, landing gear, power systems, fuel systems and other associated quipment for various aircraft repairs
- CMXG (Commodity Maintenance Group): AES employees worked on the F-16, A-10, C-5 landing gears and auxiliary power units. AES also performed overhauls and modifications of hydraulic systems e.g. actuators, brakes and provided machinists, sheet metal workers, aircraft workers, blasters and painters
- MMXG (Missile Maintenance Group): AES employees provide Minuteman ICBM subsystems support for missile booster components and flight control units. Also supporte Cruise missile guidance system
- AMARG 578 SDS: AES provided critical aerospace maintenance and regeneration support, parts reclamation, storage and disposal. This included paint corrosion control, preservation of airframe and engines, spraylat, towing of large aircrafts and demilitarization
- AMARG 576 AMRS: AES provided Jet engine maintenance support for various aircrafts and general system maintenance support, structural repair and electrical system maintenance support
- 309th AMARG: AES provides support services to the 309th AMARG 576 AMRS, 577 CMRS, 578 SDS, and 309 SPTS. AES performs aircraft/engine/tooling special projects to conduct inventories, transport materials and expedite processing, maintan records using multiple customer priorities
DESP III C-17 Landing Gear Engineering Support, Hill AFB, UT
AES engineers planned, developed and evaluated several C-17 Landing Gear overhaul processes for the Air Force. AES evaluated critical path elements of the C-17 overhaul cycle to design tooling and fixtures that would perform multifunctional tasks utilizing one tooling assembly for numerous overhaul operations. Utilizing 3D solid modeling, AES designed adaptable fixture assemblies which were used to fabricate the testing prototypes. These models were instrumental in enabling the following product performance analysis elements:
- Stress Analysis
- Structural Analysis
- Form, Fit and Function Compliance
Robins AFB, Warner Robins, GA
AES was the receipient of a Warner Robins 8(a) competitive Prime Contractor award to design and develop two avionic boxes for AN/ALQ 184(V) Electronic Attack (EA) Pod. The award relates to Low Band Traveling Wave Tube (LB TWT) and Low Band High Voltage Power Supply (LB HVPS). This was a three year contract to design, develop, build three (3) prototypes each and perform qualification testing. Communications & Power Industries (CPI) was AES' subcontractor for this award.
AES held a 5-year contract to support the WR-ALC 402nd Electronics Maintenance Group (EMXG) for Production Support Augmentation. Our on-site staff of technicians, engineers and logisticians on EMXG program provided test and repair for the following Aircraft and Test Systems:
- F-15, F-16 electronic warfare subsystems including navigation systems, radar systems, heads up displays, RF amplifiers, countermeasures receivers, multiple purpose displays, radar target processor and flight director adapter
- C-17, C-5, C-130 receivers/transmitters, autopilot system
- B-1B, B-52, C-130, E-4B, E-6C and MH-53J Helicopter ATE and Intermediate Level Test Sets
- Repair and Maintenance of a large variety of Test Systems: radar warning, displays, programmable ATE, analog, digital, RF and microwave equipment
- Satellite Communications - Design and Test: SATCOM systems for requirements in support TACSAT Shelters providing communications for Satellites, Ku-band HUB terminals, Secure Mobile Anti-jam Reliable Tactical Terminals (SMART-T), MILSTAR / Air Defense Management (ADAM) shelters, SIPRNET/NIPRNET, Communication Security Encryption Devices (COMSEC)
- IT and Software Support:ASP.NET programming, Web applications, AJAX extension and Visual Studio software. AES' software and IT support consists of IT applications, Solution/IT Architecture, IT Policy and Guidance, IT infrastructure segment methodology, Database Architecture, data mining, documentation, new technology insertion, Life Cycle Cost Analysis, training manuals and Help Desk support to users
- Productivity Improvement Support: AES' Mechanical, Industrial and QA engineers participate in LEAN events to achieve shortest possible cycle time by eliminating waste. This radically improves profitability and throughput
- Range Threat Systems (Mutes, Mini-Mutes, MPQ-T3): Diagnostic testing of Threat Simulator for pilot training; discriminators, transmitters; magnetrons; and waveguides
- Fire Finder RADAR Systems:TPQ36 & TPQ37 Phased Array Radar System and Antenna; diagnostics, testing and repair
- Logistics:AES support includes Integrated Logistics Support (ILS), Provisional Technical Documentation (PTD), and Repair Parts and Special Tools List (RPSTL)
- Forward Area Air Defense Command (FAAD):Drafting/ mechanical design, Pro-E
Naval Air Warfare Center Lakehurst, NJ
- F-18 ATFLIR Support Equipment:
Naval Air Warfare Center Lakehurst, NJ awarded a contract to AES for the build-to-print production of sixteen different F-18 ATFLIR Support Equipment units. AES' critical subcontrator for this program was M&T Corporation
- RAAF:: AES received a similar contract to build F-18 Support Equipment for RAAF
- Logistics Support:
As a part of the Eagle Systems team, AES provided the following SMEs:
- Logisticians supporting 9 NAVAIR Logistics groups for tasks that include test system logistics support summaries, reliability centered maintenance, ILS, LORA, SERDS, lifecycle audits, and Maintenance Plans
- Technical Writer for support equipment Technical Manuals. Using Adobe Framemaker (XML Format), developed Technical Manuals for Linkless Ammunition Loading Systems, Bomb Hoisting Unit & Aircraft Towing Tractor
- Build-to-Print 8 ULAS Units:
AES was awarded a contract to produce 8 CASS ULAS Programmable Load units for the NAVY CASS test System. AES provided program management, system integration of end items and coordinated Government acceptance of these units. In addition, managed four major subcontractors (load module assembly and electronic assembly, housing, and cable manufacturers) in build-to-print effort
L-3 Communications Space & Navigation, NJ
Provided Engineering Support in the following areas:
- System Engineering – Hubble Space Telescope ECU Box for NASA, Improved Star Sensor Assembly (ISSA), Optical Rate Sensor Assembly (ORSA), Crew Launch Vehicle (CLV), Fiber Optics Gyro (FOG)
- Reliability Engineering – Reaction Wheels, Control Moment Gyro (CMG), Delta Rocket Delay Box, Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS), Position Navigation Unit (PNU), Paladin
- Improved Position and Azimuth Determining System (IPADS): System Safety Analysis, Logistics Support Analysis
- Mechanical Engineering Support – PC Board Layout, Thermal Analysis, Mechanical CAD, Environmental Test Procedures and Test Methods
Provided Engineering Support in the following programs:
- Reliability Engineering contracts for Blackhawk Helicopter and Cessna Business Jet
- Tasks consisted of performing FMECA, Safety Assessment Report (SAR), Accuracy Analyses using the MATHCAD12 for Power Supply, CPU, and EMI filter
Provided Component Engineering Support in the following programs:
- AH-64 Helicopter
- C141 GPS System
The above support included SCD Preparation, Parts Screening and Reliability Engineering.
EA-6B aircraft ICAP III TJS Receiver System - Performed the MTBF, Testability Analysis, Failure Mode Effects and Criticality Analysis (FMECA) and Maintainability for ten (10) complex Circuit Card Assemblies (CCAs)
Smiths Aerospace (Now GE), NJ
- Prepared HALT and HASS procedures for Airbus A380 Landing Gear Extension and Retraction System; Qualification Test Procedure for H-92 actuator
- Reliability Prediction and FMECA for Boeing 767 Actuation Control System; HIMARS program, H-148 Blade Fold Actuator, and Power Management Units
Managed onsite subcontractor manufacturing the Redundant Inertial Flight Control Assembly (RIFCA) System for the Delta II and IV Rockets
For Raytheon Tactical Tomahawk Missile, completed circuit analysis using PSpice software for the Torpedo Differential Pressure Transducer.
For the NH-90 Helicopter, performed the following tasks:
- Mean time Between Failures (MTBF) Calculations
- Failure Mode Effects and Criticality Analysis (FMECA)
- Hazard and Safety Analysis
- Maintainability and Testability Analysis
Provided Engineering Support on following programs:
- USMC M1A1 tank External Auxiliary Power Unit (EAPU)
- KW MTG Power Unit
The above support consisted of:
- Mechanical Design
- Thermal Analysis
- Noise Abatement Design
- Pro-E support tasks for drafting
- Qualification test support at Picatinny Arsenal
Kearfott Guidance & Navigation Division, NJ
Provided support on tasks such as:
- Reliability Assessment of Field Operational Data for the VRU
- Performed Reliability Prediction Analyses using the Relex Analysis Software Tools
Contractor Engineering Technical Services (CETS) to support the Avionics, Airframes, Electrical Systems and Power Plant on the P-3C Aircraft, Taiwan
AES currently provides Contractor Engineering Technical Services (CETS) Contractor Field Services (CFS) to include on and off-site proficiency training, technical guidance and advice to resolve unusually complex technical problems. CETS technical expertise is categorized by the following Aviation Core Disciplines: Avionics (AV), Airframe (AF), Electrical (EL), and Power Plant (PP) and supporting equipment. This acquisition is for Contractor Field Services – Competitive type of ETS in support of the Taiwan Navy (TN) P-3C aircraft systems and sub-systems, and associated systems and equipment under the Foreign Military Sales (FMS) program.
China Lake H-46 Helicopter, Iraq
AES provided the required CETS personnel to support all on-site proficiency training, technical guidance and information in the evaluation of field problems and rendered all the technical guidance related to the H-46 helicopter airframe structures, landing gear, rigging, rotary wing heads, transmission, rotor brakes, engine interface, air particle separators, rotor balance, fiber-glass rotors, hydraulic components and vibration analysis as needed at Edwards Air Force Base. These support activities have been performed under the direction of the Naval Air Stations (NAS) and Marine Corps Air Stations (MCAS) and Facilities along with Naval Air Systems Command Headquarters direction.
The CH-46E Technical Representative worked closely with the I-level facility in Iraq and even provided on-site support to the U.S. Marine Corps deployed at Al Taqaddum, Iraq for 6 months.
Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) F-18 ATFLIR Support Equipment Contract, Australia
Affordable Engineering Services, LLC (AES) as a prime contractor provided support for building and integrating Support Equipment (SE) items for the RAAF F-18 ATFLIR. The RAAF required sixteen (16) F-18 ATFLIR SE items to be built to print in accordance with the Government’s technical data package (TDP). AES developed a detailed Project Management Plan; Direct and manage project execution; Monitor and control the project work; Control subcontracts to vendors; Test the end items; and, delivered the end items within the requested 7 month time period.
China Lake, Iwakuni Marine Base Support Contract, Japan
Under this Contractor Field Services (CFS) contract, AES provided on-site proficiency training, technical guidance and information in the evaluation of unusual field problems and rendered technical guidance related specifically to the equipment cited in the contract schedule. The object of contract field services was to elevate the technical skills and abilities of Military and Civilian personnel of the Department of Defense responsible for the operation and maintenance of the system/equipment to the level of self-sufficiency. Their technical/engineering support relates to Consolidated Automated Support System (CASS) Test System Field Support Services and Test Program Sets (TPSs).
The contract provided training and field services support, at Iwakuni Marine Base, Japan, as well as other locations including on or off aircraft, on aircraft carriers or overseas, including hazardous zones.