WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Riverside Research, a not-for-profit scientific research organization primarily supporting the Department of Defense and Intelligence Community, was recently awarded the Defense Intelligence Agency, National Measurement and Signature Intelligence Office, Distributed Common Ground/Surface System contract by the Virginia Contracting Activity.
The $19.8-million contract was executed effective 24 August 2017 and includes a base year and four option years. Riverside Research was selected to provide DIA NMO oversight and technical expertise on DCGS development projects and advise on future activities in response to the DCGS Enterprise Focus Team's guidance. This award recognizes the government's confidence in Riverside Research's ability to assist with the management and execution of RDT&E for the MASINT Focus Team of the DCGS, and to discover methodologies for synchronization of MASINT metadata in accordance with the applicable IC Chief Information Officer (CIO), DOD CIO, DCGS Enterprise Focus Team's Metadata Management Team, and Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) certification requirements.
"We look forward to continuing our support to the NMO and appreciate this opportunity to advance MASINT within the DCGS enterprise," said President and CEO, Dr. Steve Omick. "This contract contributes to our strategy of refocusing and expanding our R&D efforts for national agencies in furtherance of our charter."
About Riverside Research
Headquartered in Washington DC, Riverside Research Institute is a not-for-profit organization chartered to advance scientific research for the benefit of the US government and in the public interest. Our open innovation R&D model encourages both internal and external collaboration to accelerate innovation, advance science, and deliver trusted solutions to our government customers. Centered on our Open Innovation Concept, Riverside Research conducts independent, mission-focused research in Machine Learning, Trusted & Resilient Systems, Electromagnetics, Optics & Photonics, Plasma Physics, Radio Frequency Systems, and Biomedical Engineering. Learn more at www.riversideresearch.org.
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