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Huntsville, AL, United States, 2016/02/18 - AEgis Technologies has received a multiple award, IDIQ contract for Design, (D3I) Domain 3, Enhanced Warfighter Capabilities by the U.S. Army SMDC /Army Forces Strategic Command (ARSTRAT) - AEgisTG.com.
AEgis Technologies has received a multiple award, Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract for Design, Development, Demonstration and Integration (D3I) Domain 3, Enhanced Warfighter Capabilities by the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command (SMDC)/Army Forces Strategic Command (ARSTRAT). The contract ceiling has a base of more than $579 million, with options exceeding $1 billion.
This diverse team will provide significant capabilities with more than 60 defense contractors. With AEgis as the prime, key subcontractors include Intuitive Research, decibel Research and Arete Associates. Major subcontractors include Dynetics, Leidos and Raytheon Ktech.
“This win positions the AEgis D3I team as a key provider of support to SMDC and other Space and Missile Defense organizations as they look to enhance future warfighter support capabilities,” said John Anderson, AEgis Vice President, Huntsville Operations, and D3I Program Manager.
AEgis will support the USASMDC/ARSTRAT’s mission to serve as the Army force modernization proponent for space, high altitude and global missile defense; serve as the Army operational integrator for global missile defense; and conduct mission-related research and development This includes developing the Army’s space and missile defense doctrine, validating its requirements as well as integrating technology solutions.
USASMDC/ARSTRAT rapidly advances innovations for space, missile defense, high altitude and cyber to the War Fighter through prototype development, experimentation and wargames, analytical assessments and modeling and simulation development. AEgis’ contract work will help provide institutional space and missile defense training to the force, and is the user representative to ensure vertical integration of Doctrine, Organizations, Training, Materiel, Leadership Education, Personnel and Facilities (DOTMLPF) activities across ballistic missile defense systems elements is not to only provide hardware to its customers.
About The AEgis Technologies Group Inc.
AEgis Technologies (aegistg.com) is a privately held small business headquartered in Huntsville, Alabama, USA. AEgis specializes in utilizing modeling & simulation (M&S) technology to support weapon systems development and create training solutions so our war fighters make it home safely. Our M&S products and services include simulation software and training simulators; geospatial databases; 3D models; warfighter exercise support; systems engineering and analysis; verification, validation, and accreditation (VV&A); test and evaluation support; and Hardware-in-the-Loop (HWIL) simulation.
Our engineers and scientists excel in advancing cutting edge technologies from concept to deployment with applications ranging from defense to energy to biotechnology. Our expertise includes system development and integration, mechanical and optical development, microelectronics, directed energy sensors and instrumentation, laser eye protection, advanced coatings, metamaterials/plasmonics and pharmacokinetic modeling.
AEgis was awarded one of the Top 20 Best Places to Work in 2012 by the Huntsville/Madison County Chamber of Commerce and was also awarded the 2012 Small Business of the Year. AEgis’ President & CEO, Steve Hill, was awarded the 2012 Russell G. Brown Executive Leadership Award for excellence in leadership and entrepreneurship.
AEgis has enjoyed steady growth with revenues increasing to $60+ million in sales and employment of 325+ professionals. For more than 25 years, AEgis has been instrumental in the acceptance of M&S as a profession, as a graduate program of study and in the creation of an M&S standards and professional certification across the international M&S professional community-of-practice. Since its founding in 1989, AEgis is committed to honesty and integrity and has been recognized for its honorable business practices by receiving the Better Business Bureau’s Torch Ethics Award. The company’s highly skilled work force is dedicated to building lasting relationships and providing superior products and services to our customers.