KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MRIGlobal today announced that it has received confirmation of award for the Homeland Defense and Security Technical Area Tasks Contract.
This multi-vendor award supports a five-year program estimated at $900 million. The contract gives MRIGlobal the opportunity to execute task orders for expert research, complex analysis, engineering, and services in technical areas of homeland security and defense.
MRIGlobal is one of 12 contractors notified of the award from the Department of Defense's Defense Technical Information Center.
"With this program, MRIGlobal will expand our work in research and development, testing and evaluation, and consulting services to enhance our national security," said Thomas M. Sack, Ph.D., MRIGlobal President and Chief Executive Officer. "The award shows confidence in our team, and we look forward to supporting a wide array of Defense organizations and other governmental agencies in this important mission."
The contract supports technical areas of Homeland Security and Defense; Critical Infrastructure Protection; defense of Weapons of Mass Destruction; Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear (CBRN) defense; Biometrics; Medical; Cultural studies; and Alternative Energy programs.
MRIGlobal assembled a team of 33 subcontractors, including large businesses, small businesses, universities and research institutes. MRIGlobal has significant experience in supporting large government contracts of this type, known as indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (or IDIQ) awards.
The contract will be effective as of May 1, 2014.
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