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HII Wins $127 Million Defense Contract for Research, Development, Testing and Evaluation of Emerging Technologies

MCLEAN, Va., Aug. 03, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Global defense and technology partner HII (NYSE:HII) has received a $127 million order to support the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) in research, development, testing and evaluation of emerging technologies.

Under the task order, HII will improve system functionality and integration capability through software and hardware capability development, systems engineering, research, and analysis. The support will develop and create new knowledge for improving the repository of the Defense Technical Information Center and the research and development, science and technology community.

“Using proven methodologies and tools, our team will deliver solutions that will deliver greater efficiency on systems used by the security cooperation community,” said Garry Schwartz, President of HII Mission Technologies C5ISR Business Group. . “This will increase DSCA’s ability to achieve significant success and cost savings while delivering improvements that will benefit all DOD-administered security assistance programs.”

A photo accompanying this press release is available at: https://hii.com/news/hii-awarded-contract-research-development-test-evaluation.

The five-year contract was awarded under the Department of Defense Information Analysis Center (IAC) multi-award contract by the US Air Force’s 774th Enterprise Sourcing Squadron.

The DOD IAC, sponsored by the Defense Technical Information Center, provides technical data management and research support for DOD and federal government users. The IAC program serves the DOD and acquisition science and technology communities to drive innovation and technology developments by enhancing collaboration through the integrated development and dissemination of science and technology information for the DOD and the science and technology community. technology in the broad sense.

About HII

HII is an all-round defense and technology partner, recognized worldwide as America’s largest shipbuilder. With a 135-year history of trusted partnerships in advancing America’s national security, HII delivers critical capabilities ranging from the most powerful and resilient warships ever built to unmanned systems, ISR and AI analytics. /ML. HII is the industry leader in mission-driven solutions that support and enable strength in all areas. Based in Virginia, HII’s skilled workforce numbers 44,000. For more information, please visit:

• HII on the Web: https://www.hii.com/
• HII on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TeamHII
• HII on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/wearehii
• HII on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/wearehii

Disclaimer. “This material is based on work supported by the DoD Information Analysis Center Program Management Office (DoD IAC PMO), sponsored by the Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC) under Contract No. FA807518D0002.”

Public release authorized, distribution unlimited. “Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the 774th Enterprise Sourcing Squadron (774 ESS).”

Contact

Greg McCarthy
(202) 302-1202
[email protected]

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