Two Huntsville companies receive Air Force contracts

Airman 1st Class Kyle Boyd, Crew Chief, 96th Test Wing, observes engine start-up on an F-16 Fighting Falcon at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, March 4, 2021. The 96th Test Wing executes developmental test and evaluation, enabling the warfighter to put weapons on target in all battlespace media. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Tristan McIntire)

Torch Technologies Inc. and CQ JV LLC, both based in Huntsville, have been awarded contracts from the Air Force for advisory and assistance services for tenant organizations of the 96th Test Wing at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida.

Torch Technologies received a contract for approximately $475 million, while CQ JV received an approximate $214 million contract. Work on both contracts is expected to be completed by Sept. 30, 2026.

CQ JV also was awarded an approximate $200 million task order for advisory and assistance services for the Arnold Engineering Development Complex located at Arnold Air Force Base, Tennessee. That work is also expected to be complete by Sept. 30, 2026.

Torch Technologies, an employee-owned company, combines technical services with in-house labs and tools to solve engineering challenges. It is one of the nation’s top 100 federal technology contractors, holding more than $2.3 billion in active contracts, according to the company’s website.

CQ JV is an SBA All-Small Mentor Protégé Program joint venture that provides technical engineering and software/product development programs to the Department of Defense and other federal customers. The members of CQ JV are Canvas Inc. and QuantiTech.

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Canvas Inc. does systems engineering, software engineering, test and evaluation, technology and product development, biomedical engineering, warfighter operations and acquisition and program management.

Founded in 1991, QuantiTech is an acquisition, technical and management service company working with the Department of Defense and commercial customers. The company provides systems engineering and integration, logistics engineering and analysis, intelligence and cybersecurity analysis, test and evaluation, safety and facilities engineering and business and program management services.

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