Air Force awards $22M geophysical, seismology research contract

The Air Force awarded Modus Operandi, Inc., a five-year, $22 million contract to support geophysics and seismology research under the Management, Engineering and Research Concepts—Geophysical or MERC-G contract.

Modus Operandi of Melbourne, Fla., will provide advisory and assistance services to the Air Force Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Agency’s Air Force Technical Applications Center and other related programs.

The company will conduct research and studies on geophysics and seismology and provide engineering and program management services related to acquisition, maintenance and sustainment for existing fielded and new systems. In addition, it will offer support for the U.S. National Data Center, the National Technical Nuclear Forensics program, the U.S. International Monitoring System, and additional geophysics-related missions.

The Air Force announced the award Oct. 30.

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