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White Sands Missile Range (WSMR) Mission Support Services (MSS)

Customer: U.S. Army Mission and Installation Contracting Command, Fort Hood

As managing partner of the Southwest Range Services (SRS) Joint Venture, SA-TECH provides operation, maintenance, research, development and other support of testing facilities, instrumentation, systems and equipment for test operations at WSMR, the largest open-air land test range in the Department of Defense. SA-TECH provides technical (e.g., instrumentation operation, equipment set-up and configuration) and engineering (e.g., instrumentation integration and mission planning) services and support for execution of all missile test programs at WSMR. We operate and maintain (O&M) test facilities required to conduct, analyze, and coordinate the scientific and engineering test programs. SA-TECH personnel provide technical engineering services, including the design, and development of software and instrumentation prototype(s) in accordance with technical requirements. Engineering services range from reconfiguring bracketry to mounting instrumentation, adapting existing instrumentation to meet new test requirements, to designing new instrumentation to collect data from emerging weapons systems.

Tasks Include:

  • Program Management
  • Range Operations
  • Facility Maintenance
  • Instrumentation Design and Development
  • O&M of Radars, Optics and Telemetry Instrumentation Systems
  • Flight Safety and Flight Termination
  • O&M of Aerial Cable Range
  • O&M of Fixed and Mobile Temperature Test Facilities
  • O&M of Electromagnetic Radiation Effects Site and High Energy Laser Systems Test Facility
  • Optics Support of the Air Force Holloman High Speed Test Track
  • Engineering and Modernization Support for the Center for Countermeasures