Exelis wins $9.7M contract for CBRNE technical studies

Exelis has won a $9.7 million sole source contract with the Air Force for nuclear stockpile and chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, high-yield explosive (CBRNE) technical studies.

Under the contract, Exelis will provide scientific analysis, engineering, simulation, computational analysis, computer model development, test support, and test planning for the Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center.

Activities include counterforce concept evaluation and development for strikes against CBRNE targets and conventional and advanced nuclear weapons effectiveness studies and analyses, the Defense Department said in a release.

Work will be performed at Albuquerque, N.M., and is expected to be completed by Sept. 29, 2016.

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