Huntsville, AL (PRWEB) May 10, 2016
DEFTEC Corporation today announced that it had been awarded a modification for the second option year on HQ0682-14-C-0004, its Prime contact supporting the Joint Improvised-threat Defeat Agency (JIDA) Acquisition Evaluation Division (AED). This option award extends the contract through May 11, 2017 and places the contract value at more than $15M. Under HQ0682-14-C-0004, a competitively bid, small business set aside, time and materials contract, DEFTEC and its partners, The Corvus Group, AMERICAN SYSTEMS, and Ideal Innovations, Inc., support developmental test and evaluation of C-IED systems for rapid acquisition by developing techniques, tactics and procedures (TTP) based on test results, as well, as training, documentation, test and evaluation, knowledge transfer, and cross-Services coordination.
“The second option award is the result of DEFTEC’s commitment to support JIDA with integrity, tenacity and an overall focus on the real mission – protecting our Service men and women and the people of the United States of America,” commented Barbara Reeder, CEO of DEFTEC. “The Counter Improvised Explosive Threat mission is an area of passion and focus for the entire DEFTEC team. We are honored to be able to continue our support of JIDA.”
DEFTEC has a focus on the challenges of asymmetric and globally disseminated warfare with particular subject matter expertise in Electronic Warfare, Counter-terrorism, and C-IED. DEFTEC also supports the services in planning, coordinating, preparing, managing, executing, and reporting for the following areas: Program Manager, Theater & Coalition Test Support, Continuous Evaluation Support, Integrated Product Team (IPT), Test Protocol, Threat Device Support, Computer Scientist for Knowledge Integration and JIDA DED Portals; Electronic Attack Clearance Modeling Support; and Technical Writer for AED DT&E support.
About DEFTEC Corporation
DEFTEC Corporation is a woman-owned small business headquartered in Huntsville, AL with offices in Florida, Maryland, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia supporting the US Federal Government and the Department of Defense. DEFTEC and its employees have been associated with JIEDDO/JIDA since 2006 supporting the important improvised threat such as the improvised explosive device (IEDs). mission with developmental test and evaluation, training, intelligence analytics, requirements definition and program management.
The Joint Improvised-Threat Defeat Agency (JIDA) is a combat support agency within the Department of Defense established on March 11, 2015, to "enable Department of Defense actions to counter improvised threats with tactical responsiveness and anticipatory acquisition in support of combatant commanders' efforts to prepare for, and adapt to, battlefield surprise." This mission supports counter-terrorism, counter-insurgency and other related mission areas including Counter-Improvised Explosive Device (IED). The agency was born from the Joint IED Defeat Organization established in 2006.