AIR FORCE

University group wins $25M order for C4I, sensor development

Georgia Tech Applied Research Corp. has won a $25 million contract with the U.S. Air Force to provide command and control and other services.

The order calls for command, control, communications, computers and intelligence, sensors development and integration engineering functions.

Georgia Tech Appliced Research Corp. is part of Georgia Tech Research Insitute, which in turn is part of the university in Atlanta.

Under this contract, the organization will explore innovative sensor concepts and emerging technologies that will improve joint force commander situational awareness and command and control capability, the Defense Department said.

Work will be performed in Atlanta, San Diego, Hawaii, and Panama City, Fla., and is expected to be completed by Nov. 26, 2015. 

Funding in the amount of $15.2 million is obligated at the time of the award.

About the Author

Mark Hoover is a senior staff writer with Washington Technology. You can contact him at mhoover@washingtontechnology.com, or connect with him on Twitter at @mhooverWT.

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