Navy chooses 11 for $200M software development contract / Andrey Suslov

Small businesses on this vehicle are being asked to incorporate artificial intelligence and machine learning techniques into their offerings.

The Navy has awarded 11 companies positions on a potential 10-year, $200 million contract vehicle for software development and integration work focused on systems used for battlespace awareness and information operations missions.

Navy leaders have tasked the awardees to use artificial intelligence and machine learning techniques for new software development and existing program sustainment efforts. The service branch received 54 bids for the small business set-aside contract, the Pentagon said in its Thursday awards digest.

Work will specifically support the Navy's program executive office for C4I -- command, control, communications, computers and intelligence. PEO C4I is also using the contract to acquire training support, online help resources and configuration management.

Awardees for this brand new requirement are as follows:

  • Dark Wolf Solutions
  • Geo4S Technologies
  • ISPA Technology
  • Moebius Solutions
  • Objective Function Systems
  • ODME Solutions
  • Opal Soft
  • Raft
  • TapHere Technology
  • TDI Technologies
  • The Marlin Alliance