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Wednesday, Oct 26, 2016

CACI Awarded $34 M to Support Advancement of Sensor Technologies for US Army

  • Work Will Help Increase Situational Awareness for Soldiers Wherever They Serve

CACI International Inc ( NYSE:CACI ) announced today it has been awarded a $34 million contract to continue supporting the advancement of specialized technologies for the U.S. Army’s Night Vision and Electronic Sensors Directorate (NVESD). This two-year (one base plus one option year) contract was awarded under the Strategic Services Sourcing (S3) contract vehicle and sustains the company’s business in its C4ISR (Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance) market area.

NVESD, known as the “Night Vision Lab” and located at Fort Belvoir, VA, conducts research and development of advanced night vision and other sensor technologies, such as infrared weapon sights and surveillance systems, that enhance the effectiveness of our Armed Forces in nighttime and limited visibility conditions. With this contract, CACI will provide program management and systems engineering support for the development and advancement of electro-optical and infrared sensor components, which detect and identify air, sea, and ground targets.

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CACI brings a strong track record of success in supporting NVESD with technical, management, and engineering solutions. CACI’s program managers, engineers, and technology specialists have extensive experience providing support services to help build the advanced sensor technologies the Army requires to increase Soldier awareness of threats and adversaries.

John Mengucci, CACI’s Chief Operating Officer and President of U.S. Operations, said, “CACI’s subject matter experts have the specialized experience and critical understanding necessary to deliver advanced sensor technologies that give our warfighters an operational advantage wherever they serve.”

According to CACI President and Chief Executive Officer Ken Asbury, “CACI has supported the Army’s Night Vision and Electronic Sensors Directorate for many years and has a keen understanding of its mission. This contract continues our dedicated services for this important customer while enabling technological advancements that all the military services and Department of Defense entities can use to identify and target global threats.”

Source : CACI International Inc. - view original press release

Published on ASDNews: Nov 3, 2014


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