Test Range Operations & Management
Expendable Launch Vehicle Integrated Support 3
NASA’s Expendable Launch Vehicle Integrated Support (ELVIS) 3 Contract
Saalex is a teammate to a.i. solutions, Inc. on the Expendable Launch Vehicle Integrated Support 3 (ELVIS 3) contract at Kennedy Space Center (KSC) and provides integrated services for the preparation and launch of NASA’s next generation of scientific and exploration spacecraft under the agency’s Launch Services Program (LSP). We support spacecraft integration operations at KSC, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (CCAFS), Vandenberg Air Force Base (VAFB), and other NASA launch sites.
Our experience includes:
Saalex’s Joint Range Technical Services (J-TECH) contract covers day-to-day operation and maintenance support (O&MS) of the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) Ranges of the Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division (NAWCWD). This support encompasses Saalex as a participant in a contractor-government team, with the focus to provide the required range services to test and evaluation (T&E) and training customers.
The specific requirements focus on ensuring the availability of range systems for test operations and the real-time support of these operations. These requirements include preparation of land targets and target areas, O&M of range instrumentation/communication systems, O&M of remote sites and power generation, range scheduling and billing, meteorology, operational support and stand-by maintenance, and post-operation analysis of test data.
Saalex is a subcontractor on the ROC II contract to KBRWyle and provided range operations support for National Aeronautical Space Administration (NASA), Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC), Wallops Island, VA.
Tasks executed under the ROC II contract include:
Machine Shop Maintenance Support Services
Saalex is currently providing maintenance support services to the Applied Manufacturing Technology Division (AMTD) at China Lake, CA and Point Mugu, CA under its joint venture, Trilex Solutions. The ATMD is one of the largest machine shops in the nation.
Test Operations Support Services (TOSS) at
Naval Surface Warfare Center, Corona Division
Saalex provided technical services related to logistics, test support, and test operations to the Expeditionary Systems Evaluation Division (ESED), Range Systems Engineering Department (RS40), Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC), Corona Division, Detachment Fallbrook. These services were in support of a wide variety of systems, which include ESED’s main focus areas such as Munitions, Weapons, Sensors and Communications, Mobility Platforms, and Systems Integration utilized by the Expeditionary and Special Warfare community.