MacAulay-Brown, Inc. has won a spot on a $500 million research and development contract from the Defense Intelligence Agency.
MacB is among nine companies to win awards to provide technical R&D, intelligence, strategic warning and other operational tasks under the 10-year HELIOS contract.
“MacB was awarded a spot on this new IDIQ because of our unique design and engineering, product development, and next generation sensor integration capabilities that enhance the ISR and strategic warning systems for DIA operations,” said Dan Gutierrez, senior vice president and general manager of MacB’s National Security Group. “We are known for delivering a full range of unique, mission-critical solutions that leverage our state-of-the-art research, development, engineering and manufacturing facilities to solve some of the most complex National Security challenges.”
The HELIOS program involves technical areas including long-range intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, lasers, and counter-unmanned aerial systems capabilities. The goal is to improve situational awareness and offer layered defense and operational options for combat forces.
Mission areas will include space situational awareness, foreign counter space threats, internet of things, data exfiltration and rapid prototyping.