Valiant Awarded $30M Contract to Support U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory’s Human-Centered Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Division. Contract to focus on next gen technologies to better employ counter-CBRN resources
Herndon, VA – June 3, 2020 – Valiant today announced that its Engineering and Analysis Operating Center was awarded a contract by the U.S. Air Force, valued at $30 million, to support the Air Force Research Laboratory’s (AFRL) Human-Centered Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Division in combatting chemical, biological radiological and nuclear (CBRN) threats and CBRN survivability. Awarded under an AFRL advanced research announcement, the five-year, cost-reimbursement contract will focus on applying next- generation technologies to research, develop, and test counter-CBRN ISR, advanced decision tools to better employ counter-CBRN resources, and advanced decision tools to optimize warfighter’s protection, survivability, and performance. “This announcement underscores Valiant’s continued, trusted partnership with the 711 th Human Performance Wing at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base,” said Dr. Stephen Kiser, Vice President of Engineering and Analysis for Valiant. “We are honored to be selected for this award and to provide the essential functional and technical expertise necessary to enhance combat readiness and effectiveness. AFRL is recognized as one of the leaders in the area of counter-CBRN and survivability programs. As an R&D innovator, we are excited to expand our 16-year relationship we with AFRL and continue to conduct leading-edge projects that aid in developing innovative solutions, processes, and procedures for our military forces worldwide,” he said. These efforts will aid in transitioning technologies, processes, and procedures to operational programs and integrating them into Air Force concepts of operation (CONOPS), and standard operating procedures supporting service and joint military forces worldwide. Valiant will provide the essential functional and technical expertise necessary to enhance combat readiness and effectiveness for the U.S. Air Force.
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