TASC wins $600M contract to create counter-WMD technologies
Single-award contract is second recent win with Defense Threat Reduction Agency
- By David Hubler
- Apr 19, 2011
TASC Inc. will to provide advisory and assistance services to the Defense Threat Reduction Agency under a single-award contract with a ceiling value of $600 million.
Under the five-year, indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract, TASC will focus on creating new and mature technologies to counter chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and high-yield explosive (CBRNE) and promote nonproliferation for the agency’s Research and Development Enterprise.
The TASC team will support research, design, integration, test and evaluation of counter weapons of mass destruction and nonproliferation technologies for the full spectrum of CBRNE weapons.
In addition, the company, based in Chantilly, Va., will help make those capabilities available to DTRA customers, including warfighters, state and local governments, and homeland security agencies.
Work under the contract will be performed primarily at Fort Belvoir, Va., Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., and Eglin Air Force Base, Fla.
Last month, TASC received a $97 million contract to support the DTRA Operations Enterprise’s Combat Support and Nuclear Support directorates.
David Hubler is the former print managing editor for GCN and senior editor for Washington Technology. He is freelance writer living in Annandale, Va.