Keysight Technologies has been awarded a five-year $39.8 million contract by the Air Force Sustainment Center at Robins Air Force Base, Georgia. The contract is for Versatile Diagnostic Automatic Test Station (VDATS) kits that will support VDATS test station production and reduce the proliferation of unique test stations.
VDATS utilizes an open architecture with test stations making use of standardized, commercially available instruments and software. This new contract will allow Keysight to provide the US Air Force access to high-performance test & measurement solutions for current and future VDATS production and upgrades. Advanced signal generation & analysis, network analysis and other test solutions offered by Keysight will enable the sustainment of a broad range of advanced technologies the Air Force is expected to deploy over the coming years.
Vince Nguyen, general manager of Aerospace & Defense Government Solutions Group at Keysight said that since its inception, Keysight has offered advanced capabilities and expertise to the US Air Force in support of VDATS and they are honored to be awarded this contract from the Air Force Sustainment Center. In addition to supporting future upgrades to VDATS test stations, this new multi-year contract with Keysight will provide Robins AFB with ordering convenience and improved configuration management.