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EOIR Technologies Inc. awarded $245m contract by the Night Vision and Electronic Sensors Directorate

20th October 2010 - 17:15 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


EOIR Technologies Inc., an industry leading system design and development company, announced today that it has been awarded a prime contract in the amount of $245M by the Night Vision and Electronic Sensors Directorate (NVESD) of the US Army's Research, Development and Engineering Command (RDECOM) to provide engineering support and technology assistance. The Quick Reaction Engineering for Warfighter Sensing (QREWS) contract supports research, development, experiments, engineering, prototyping, and field support to develop quick reaction war support services and material directly related to NVESD efforts at FT Belvoir and FT AP Hill, VA performing Quick Reaction Programs (QRPs), Overseas Contingency Operations (OCOs), Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF), and Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) requirements. Dr. Joe Mackin, President and CEO of EOIR Technologies, made the announcement.

The Army's NVESD research and development group is one of the US military's most advanced technological leaders. The Army's NVESD has been responsible for numerous key innovations in the fields of optical electronics and thermal imaging for weapons targeting, electronic surveillance and other mission-critical military applications.

"We look forward to continuing our long and successful relationship with the NVESD," said Dr. Mackin. "EOIR has a great deal of experience with engineering support and we are excited to create enhancements that will improve the Warfighter's capabilities. EOIR will continue to be committed to innovation, technology and operational expertise while supporting NVESD's overall mission."

Source: EOIR

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