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NASA LaRC Awards Blanket Purchase Agreement to FPMI
16 August 2016
Portsmouth, VA, 16 August 2016 – Fairlead Integrated announced today that its Precision Manufacturing & Integration (FPMI) division has received a Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) from NASA Langley Research Center (LaRC) to provide general and precision machining and fabrication services. The five-year BPA allows NASA LaRC to procure aerospace hardware to support various missions and research and development programs. Scope of the BPA includes manufacturing build-to-print hardware, repair and rework of research and facility hardware, and the modification of aerospace and aeronautical models.
Gary Dove, General Manager of FMPI stated “we are delighted that NASA selected us. This is a new customer for FMPI and we were selected in part due to our technical capabilities to machine, very high tolerance parts and fabricate complex structures. This capability has distinguished us with our traditional Navy customers and we are excited about providing our capabilities to NASA and supporting their important missions”.
About Fairlead Integrated
Fairlead Integrated is a veteran-owned, small business supplier of integrated electrical and control systems, large-scale mechanical fabrications and structures, precision machined metal components and subsystems, and advanced mobile containerized products. Fairlead’s products are part of mission critical systems in the U.S. Navy’s Nimitz and Ford-class aircraft carriers, Virginia-class submarines, all classes of surface combatants and amphibious ships including Arleigh Burke Class DDGs, San Antonio Class LPDs and the Littoral Combat Ship, and many classes of support and auxiliary ships of the Military Sealift Command, the Maritime Administration, and the U.S. Coast Guard. Additionally Fairlead provides repair and maintenance services to small boats and craft through its Fairlead Boat Works facility in Newport News, VA. Fairlead Integrated is headquartered in Portsmouth, VA with facilities in Portsmouth, Chesapeake, Virginia Beach, and Newport News.
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