FREDERICKSBURG, Va., March 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- EOIR Technologies Inc., a portfolio company of The White Oak Group, announced today that it been selected as one of six prime contractors by the US Army Research, Development and Engineering Command (RDECOM) Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center (CERDEC) Night Vision and Electronics Sensors Directorate (NVESD) to provide engineering support and technology assistance under the Warrior Enabling Broad Sensor (WEBS) support contract. The WEBS, totaling $1.78B, will provide sensor technology engineering, administrative and operations support, field technology assistance, test and evaluation, and engineering support and services for night vision and electronic sensors systems and the rest of the sensor research and development community. Dr. Joe Mackin, President and CEO of EOIR Technologies made the announcement.
As "The Army's Sensor Developer," CERDEC NVESD conducts research and development to provide U.S. land forces with advanced sensor technology to dominate the 21st century digital battlefield. The Army's CERDEC 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.
"EOIR is excited to continue our long and successful relationship with the NVESD," said Dr. Mackin. "We have a great deal of experience with sensor technologies and we look forward to creating enhancements that will improve the Warfighter's capabilities. Throughout the WEBS contract period, EOIR will continue to be committed to innovation, technology and operational expertise while supporting NVESD's overall mission."
About EOIR Technologies: EOIR Technologies (www.eoir.com) is an industry leading system design and development company staffed with over 300 highly talented men and women. They have developed a reputation for excellence in Research, Development and Engineering Services in the sensor sciences, including electro-optical/infrared devices, advanced remote sensing applications, and specialized chemical detection systems. EOIR has been providing innovative sensor engineering products and services to customers within the DoD for over 30 years.
About The White Oak Group: The White Oak Group is an Atlanta-based private investment firm focused on aerospace and defense, healthcare technology, environmental and alternative energy/power solutions. Information about The White Oak Group can be found at www.thewhiteoakgroup.com.
SOURCE EOIR Technologies Inc.