Scope of Work Includes Several New Research Initiatives
FAIRFAX, Va., March 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command Army Research Laboratory (DEVCOM ARL) recently awarded global consulting and digital services provider ICF (NASDAQ:ICFI) a new task order valued at up to $53 million to expand the delivery of cyber research, development and technology services. It has a term of five years, including a one-year base and four option years.
The agreement was awarded under the multiple-award Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Combat Systems, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract awarded to ICF in 2018. The scope of work was expanded from the previous task order to include $30 million in new research initiatives.
For DEVCOM, the Army's largest technology developer, ICF will develop technical capabilities and advancements in several key areas to help the U.S. Department of Defense and Army maintain its technical edge and improve its chances of winning future conflicts. These areas include artificial intelligence, machine learning, quantum computing, cybersecurity and information assurance, and many more.
"The initiatives, innovations and technologies we develop through secure cyber systems engineering, agile development and rapid prototyping will enhance the Army against emerging and dynamic threats," said Jonathan Sholtis, ICF senior vice president and cyber lead. "These technologies will enable ARL to deliver strategic and tactical information capabilities across its operations and contribute to the Army's success in future conflicts. We are proud to play such a significant role in the safety and security of our nation."
As one of the leading providers of cloud-based platform services to the U.S. federal government, ICF combines the best of enterprise technologies, advanced analytics and industry expertise to build agile solutions for clients. ICF supports federal, state and local agencies with a wide variety of services including strategic consulting, analytics, human capital management, cloud-based platform modernization, enterprise cybersecurity, disaster management, resilience planning and more. The company was recently named to G2Xchange's NXT UP list of top Federal Emerging Technology and Consulting firms.
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