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QinetiQ Awarded $24M Contract by US Army

QinetiQ Inc. is pleased to announce that is has been awarded $24M by the US Army to build three additional SPECTRE next generation full spectrum hyperspectral prototype sensors. This will be managed under the C5 Other Transaction Authority (OTA) by the Consortium Management Group, Inc. (CMG). QinetiQ developed and demonstrated the state-of-the-art prototype sensor for a U.S. Army Program of Record.

SPECTRE provides improved performance at a fraction of the size and weight of the sensors currently in use by the U.S. Government. This compact, integrated capability enables multi-mission Uncrewed Aircraft Systems (UAS) and crewed aircraft to operate in parallel to other critical sensor payloads and weapons. SPECTRE unites many years of system and component development by the U.S. Army and industry partners.

“QinetiQ is proud to continue our support of the U.S. Army and its mission to provide ready, prompt, and sustained land dominance.” said Mary Williams, President of QinetiQ Inc. “We look forward to ensuring that the U.S. Army has modernized capabilities that can be employed on crewed and uncrewed aircraft and ground combat vehicles and developing these technologies for its missions in the years to come.”

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QinetiQ Inc. is a leading defense and security company in the U.S. providing mission-led innovation at pace. We support our customers worldwide with mission-critical solutions to create, test and use the latest technologies to deliver real world advantage. QinetiQ Inc. operates as the U.S. arm of QinetiQ Group PLC (QQ.LSE), a global integrated defense and security company focused on mission-led innovation for defense, security and civil customers around the world.

We are 6,000 people creating new ways of protecting what matters most; testing technologies, systems, and processes to make sure they work as expected; and enabling customers to deploy new and enhanced-existing capabilities with the assurance they will deliver the outcomes required. QinetiQ’s 750 U.S. employees are based predominantly in Virginia and Massachusetts.

Source: QinetiQ
Date: Jul 23, 2021

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