Press Release

MEI Technologies, Inc. Lands the U.S. Air Force Hosted Payload Contract

By SpaceRef Editor
July 29, 2014
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HOUSTON – MEI Technologies, Inc. (MEIT), a nationwide advanced technology company, has been awarded a contract under the Hosted Payload Solutions (HoPS) program, making the company eligible to compete under a $494.9 million indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract from the U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) Contracting Directorate. 

The purpose of the multiple-awarded HoPS IDIQ contract is to provide a rapid and flexible means for the government to acquire hosting capabilities on commercial satellites for government payloads. The contract, with a five-year ordering period, is designed to create a pool of qualified vendors to meet the government’s needs for various hosted payload missions. 

“Over the past two decades, MEIT has safely and successfully integrated more than 300 payloads,” shared MEIT Chief Executive Officer David Cazes. “We are honored to utilize our expertise to support SMC’s HoPS program by providing the government with hosted payload needs.”

“MEIT is proud to be one of the few companies to win a HoPS contract,” stated Chief Operating Officer Chris Anzalone. “We look forward to continuing and strengthening our support to the U.S. Air Force and the nation through this innovative program.”

MEIT, a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), has more than twenty years of experience supporting NASA and the Department of Defense and their space programs. 

About MEI Technologies, Inc.

MEI Technologies, Inc. (MEIT) is a nationwide SDVOSB advanced technology company providing best-value services and development support in applied engineering, IT/cyber security, and research and development to public and private sector companies worldwide. 


Cristina Mire

MEI Technologies, Inc. (MEIT)

(281) 283-6031


SpaceRef staff editor.