Battelle wins $20 million US Army contract
Battelle has received a five-year contract worth $20 million to help the US Army combat support and services achieve technical breakthroughs and overcome sustainment challenges, the company announced on 26 June.
Work will be performed for the US Army’s Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center, Force Projection Technologies Directorate in Warren, Michigan which is responsible for the development and sustainment of critical equipment used by the Department of Defense in military operations. It is the army’s research and development centre for military bridging, combat engineering equipment, water purification and distribution, bulk petroleum storage and distribution and lubrication products.
Lena Furci, manager of mission and defense technologies, integrated and unmanned systems business line at Battelle, said: ‘This is a great win because it allows Battelle to help the government improve the readiness and modernisation of construction equipment, bridges and water and fuel systems with new technologies, new designs and manufacturing support, all of which will improve the efficiency and effectiveness of our warfighters.’
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