Test Facility Operations, Maintenance, and Engineering (TFOME) II Win Announcement

NASA selected HX5 Sierra, LLC to Prime the Test Facility Operations, Maintenance, Engineering Services (TFOME) II contract at Glenn Research Center’s (GRC) Lewis Field in Cleveland and Plum Brook Station in Sandusky, Ohio. HX5 Sierra is a populated Joint Venture (JV) consisting of: HX5, LLC, which is the Managing Member, and Sierra Lobo, Inc.

HX5 Sierra provides engineering and technician support; manufacturing and development support; and the operations, maintenance, inspection and certification support needed to conduct aeronautic and space-related testing.

The current potential value of the contract is $363 million. The cost-plus-fixed-fee contract includes a 17-month base period along with four two-year option periods and one seven-month option period, if exercised. The contract also includes a cost–plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery indefinite-quantity portion that extends over the life of the contract. The contract has a performance period of 10 years, including options. Contract phase-in began April 1, 2015.