Five companies in Alabama awarded DoD contracts

Companies from Huntsville, Auburn and Montgomery win contracts totaling $143M

Five companies with locations in Alabama have been awarded multiple contracts valued at a total of $143 million through various Department of Defense entities.

Intuitive Research and Technology Corp., of Huntsville, was awarded a $56.9 million one-year contract for sensor suites for the Defense Logistics Agency and the Army. Intuitive develops software, cyber, project and technology management, systems and design engineering and more. The contract is slated to be complete by March 31, 2024.

The Air Force awarded Vectrus Systems Corp., located at Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery, a $32.8 million incentive modification to its previously awarded contract for base operations support. This modification will exercise Option VI and bring the cumulative face value of the contract to $265.1 million. Vectrus, which merged with Vertex to become V2X in July 2022, is the largest provider of base management services for the Air Force, according to its website. It operates Maxwell, as well as Sheppard and Keesler Air Force Bases, and Thule (Greenland) AB.

MDT Armor Corp., of Auburn, was awarded a $21.9 million contract by the Army for the purchase of David Urban Light Armored Vehicles. Work will be performed in Auburn and is expected to be complete by Sept. 30, 2025. MDT provides armored vehicles for the military, law enforcement and civilian use worldwide. An armored capsule is mounted to a Toyota Land Cruiser, Hilux or LandRover Defender truck to make MDT’s David Urban Light Armored Vehicles. The David, in service for more than 10 years, can move four, six or eight crewmembers.

Hexagon U.S. Federal Inc., of Huntsville, has been awarded a $16.4 million delivery order from the Navy for surface ship Situational Awareness, Boundary Enforcement and Response (SABER) land-based site equipment. The work is expected to be complete by October 2024. Hexagon US Federal is a subsidiary of Hexagon Corp. In addition to its Huntsville location, the company has offices in St. Louis, Missouri, and Lexington Park, Maryland, and is headquartered in Chantilly, Virginia.

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The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency awarded a $14.9 million contract to Radiance Technologies Inc. for phase three of the Secure Advanced Framework for Simulation and Modeling (SAFE-SiM) program. The contract continues Radiance’s research results, which is critical to meeting the Defense Advance Research Project Agency’s joint all domain theater-wide analysis goals, according to the Department of Defense. Under phase three Radiance will develop and deliver the integrated SAFE-SiM system. Forty percent of the work will be performed in Huntsville, with the rest done in Ohio, California, Massachusetts, New York, New Jersey and New Mexico. It is expected to be complete by November 2024.  

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