Amentum to Help DHS S&T Establish R&D Priorities
The Department of Homeland Security has awarded Amentum a $22M task order to support the research and development efforts of the Science and Technology Directorate's Mission Capability Support office.
Amentum will help MCS identify, develop and demonstrate multi-domain technologies and concepts to satisfy its research and development operational priorities.
“We are excited to support MCS in its mission to develop new technologies that meet the urgent needs of the department’s various agencies,” said Jill Bruning, executive vice president and general manager of Amentum's intelligence, systems engineering, security services and solutions.
Bruning, a Potomac Officers Club member and a past Wash100 awardee, said Amentum will provide expertise in system survivability, advanced materials, autonomous systems, counter unmanned systems, non-lethal weapons and systems sensing, among many others.
The task order, formally called Operational, Technical, Engineering and Transition Analysis for Development and Deployment of Emerging Capabilities and Prototypes for Land, Air, Space and Port and Coastal Surveillance Programs, was awarded through the Department of Defense Information Analysis Center's multiple-award contract vehicle.
DOD IAC MAC tasks are awarded by the Air Force's 774th Enterprise Sourcing Squadron to enhance the expand the Defense Technical Information Center's knowledge base.
Under the terms of the task order, Amentum will help MCS rapidly develop and transition technology within the Pentagon.
MCS works with other agencies and industry partners to demonstrate emerging technology concepts and validate priority operational needs.
The office's current priorities include the countering of emerging land, maritime, space and air threats; enhancing interoperability and extending the life of existing systems; and affordably enabling new capabilities.
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