Amentum Receives $48 Million DHS Contract for Development of C4ISR Technology

Amentum’s RDT&E services will focus on emerging technologies in numerous areas including C4ISR, Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS), alternative energy, and advanced robotics to keep DHS ahead of evolving threats By Joseph Macey / 03 May 2023
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Amentum has been awarded a five-year contract worth up to $48 million by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science & Technology Directorate (S&T) to develop and deploy advanced technology capabilities and prototypes to counter emerging multi-domain threats.

Amentum was awarded this contract under the Department of Defense Information Analysis Center’s (DOD IAC) multiple-award contract (MAC) vehicle. These DOD IAC MAC task orders are awarded by the U.S. Air Force’s 774th Enterprise Sourcing Squadron to develop and create new knowledge for the enhancement of the DTIC repository and the R&D and S&T community.

Under this contract, Amentum will develop and improve capabilities through technology concepts and techniques to counter emerging air, land, maritime, and cyber threats. Amentum will perform complex Research, Development, Test and Evaluation (RDT&E) services to facilitate rapid technology development and transition to meet evolving DHS component requirements.

Amentum’s RDT&E services will focus on emerging technologies in the areas of C4ISR, space-surveillance and communications sensors, Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS), biometrics, forensics, alternative energy, and advanced robotics to keep DHS ahead of evolving threats.

Amentum applies an agile engineering and development approach that utilizes state-of-the-art software tools and iterative methods. By delivering innovative, quick reaction solutions, Amentum will help ensure DHS remains at the forefront of technology.

“Advanced C4ISR is critical to counter multi-domain threats such as cyberattacks and autonomous systems. Amentum’s technology development expertise will help DHS advance new technology capabilities to protect our national security,” said Jill Bruning, President of Amentum’s Engineering, Science, and Technology Group.

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