Ball Aerospace wins pair of AF contracts
- By William Welsh
- Apr 23, 2008
Ball Aerospace and Technologies Corp. has won two contracts totaling nearly $21 million from the National Air and Space Intelligence Center to continue supplying intelligence to warfighters.
Under one contract worth $10.8 million, the company will continue performing geospatial analysis built around algorithms and operational support. The tasks that Ball Aerospace will perform include data processing, data analysis, and software modification and maintenance. Other tasks covered under the contract are system and network administration, analytic support, and instruction and training on software tools and techniques.
The company's teammates on the first project are AAI Corp., Booz Allen Hamilton Inc., CACI International Inc., Space Computer Corp. and Boeing Co.
On another contract worth $11 million, Ball Aerospace will continue its work on an integrated system that transforms data from space-based infrared sensors into intelligence information.
The company's partners on the second project, which dates back to 2005, are Booz Allen, Command Technologies Inc., Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems sector, Oracle Federal Systems, Raytheon Co., Structural Computing LLC and Science Applications International Corp.
Ball Aerospace, of Boulder, Colo., is a unit of Ball Corp. The parent company is based in Dayton, Ohio.
William Welsh is a freelance writer covering IT and defense technology.