and Validation Technology Services
The Air Force Research Laboratory Space Vehicles Directorate
(AFRL/VS) provides for ground, space-borne and lighter-than-air
vehicles to demonstrate and validate their advanced technology
research experiments. As the prime contractor, J&T provides
technical and programmatic support, space and technology engineering
support, and integration facility operations and maintenance (O&M)
for AFRL/VS and their Aerospace Engineering Facility at Kirtland
AFB and AF Balloon Operations Program located at Holloman AFB.
J&T supports a wide variety of flight programs, weapons systems,
and satellite systems, including those conducted from aircraft,
balloons, sounding rockets, expendable launch vehicles, the Space
Shuttle and the International Space Station.
J&T provides engineering and technical support to one-of-a-kind
space experimentation and ground-based technology, subsystem,
and system level demonstrations such as MightySat I and II.1,
XSS-10 and 11, Roadrunner (TacSat-2), C/NOFS, MoPED, Balloon Operations,
University NanoSat, and UltraLITE programs.
Under this and its former Integration Support Services (ISS)
contract, J&T manages four large contractors and 15 subcontractors
on over 20 task order assignments.