Company with Huntsville ties shares in nearly $4 billion contract

Joint venture includes Astrion

Beyond New Horizons, a joint venture between Astrion, which has a heavy presence in Huntsville, and Texas-based Fluor, has been awarded a contract with the U.S. Air Force worth $3.7 billion over 12 years.

The contract supports the Arnold Engineering Development Complex.

Beyond New Horizons will carry out test operations, technology development, equipment and facility sustainment, and capital improvements involving aerodynamic and propulsion wind tunnels, rocket and turbine engine test cells, space environmental chambers and more.

“Through this contract, Astrion will establish a new era of aerospace testing for the Air Force characterized by cutting-edge innovation, unparalleled efficiency and unwavering dedication,” said Dave Zolet, CEO of Astrion. “We are proud to support the Air Force as it elevates its preparation for the next generation of readiness. We strive to be the difference for our customers delivering results with impact.”

Work under the contract will be performed at six AEDC locations, including in Tennessee, California, Maryland, Ohio and New Mexico.

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“This win solidifies our position as the partner for progress in mission testing, operations, and engineering,” said Fog Hahn, chief growth officer at Astrion. “Together with Fluor, we are confident that TOS II opens opportunities for growth and unparalleled innovation to advance ground test and sustainment operations at AEDC and beyond.”

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