U.S. Army officials name prime contractors under $1.78 billion Warrior Enabling Broad Sensor contract

FREDERICKSBURG, Va., 5 April 2012. Officials at the U.S. Army Research, Development, and Engineering Command (RDECOM) Communications-Electronics Research, Development, and Engineering Center (CERDEC) have selected six prime contractors to provide engineering support and technology assistance under the Night Vision and Electronics Sensors Directorate (NVESD) Warrior Enabling Broad Sensor (WEBS) support contract.

WEBS, totaling $1.78 billion, will provide sensor technology engineering, administrative and operations support, field technology assistance, test and evaluation, and engineering support and services for night-vision and electronic sensors systems and the rest of the sensor research and development community.

EOIR Technologies Inc., a portfolio company of The White Oak Group, is among the primes selected, reveals Dr. Joe Mackin, president and CEO of EOIR Technologies.

As "The Army's Sensor Developer," CERDEC NVESD conducts research and development to provide U.S. land forces with advanced sensor technology to dominate the 21st century digital battlefield, says a spokesperson. The Army's CERDEC NVESD innovates in the fields of optical electronics and thermal imaging for weapons targeting, electronic surveillance, and other mission-critical military applications.

 

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