Amentum has won a 5-year contract with the Department of Homeland Security’s Science & Technology Directorate to develop and deploy emerging capabilities and prototypes for countering unmanned systems threats.
The contract has a maximum value of $260 million, and was awarded under the Defense Department’s Information Analysis Center’s multiple-award contract vehicle. It aims to develop and create new knowledge to enhance the Defense Technical Information Center’s repository.
“Amentum is ready to partner with the Department of Homeland Security and provide our unmanned systems expertise to help develop solutions that protect our national security,” said Jill Bruning, president of Amentum’s IS4 Business Unit.
Under this contract, Amentum will develop and improve capabilities through technology concepts and techniques to counter emerging air, land, maritime, space and cyber threats. The company will perform complex research, development, test and evaluation services for rapid technology development and transition of counter-UST systems, and technologies to enhance border security.