Georgia Tech nets $1.6 billion order for U.S. Army research into enabling technologies for next-gen missiles

Jan. 16, 2023
Order brings total value of this 10-year effort to $2.5 billion for research for the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Center at Redstone Arsenal, Ala.

REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. – Georgia Tech Applied Research Corp. in Atlanta won a $1.6 billion U.S. Army order Thursday for research into state-of-the-art enabling technologies for U.S. missile systems.

Officials of the Army Contracting Command at Redstone Arsenal, Ala., are asking Georgia Tech for research, engineering, science and technology, analysis, test and fundamental technology research for state-of-the-art systems, operations, hardware and software, and associated technology creation and transition efforts.

This order brings the total value of this 10-year effort to $2.5 billion for research for the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Center at Redstone Arsenal, Ala., which formerly was named the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center (AMRDEC).

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These awards are to complete the state of the art technology research within Georgia Tech Research Institute's unique capabilities for missiles research, Army officials say.

This award is a modification to a $910.6 million contract announced in January 2018 for Georgia Tech research, engineering, science, and technology development for state-of-the-art systems.

On this order Georgia Tech will do the work at locations to be determined with each order, and should be finished by January 2028. For more information contact Georgia Tech Applied Research Corp. online at https://gtrc.gatech.edu, or the Army Contracting Command-Redstone at https://acc.army.mil/contractingcenters/acc-rsa/.

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