Sixteen win $800M R&D contract for counter threat support

Sixteen companies have won spots on an $800 million to support the Army.

The winners are:

  • BAE Systems
  • Battelle Memorial Institute
  • Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Bowhead System Management
  • ByLight Professional IT Services
  • Charles Start Draper Laboratory
  • Envistacom LLC
  • Exelis
  • Georgia Tech Applied Research Corp.
  • Hickory Ground Solutions
  • Ideal Innovation Inc.
  • Janus Research Corp.
  • K2 Solutions
  • Leidos
  • STS International
  • WinTec Arrowmaker

Half of the winners are small businesses.

Under the contract, the companies will compete to provide research and development to counteract asymmetrical threats, the Defense Department said in a release.

Work is expected to be completed in September 2020.

All bidders won a spot on this contract, the Defense Department said.

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