PAR Government Systems has secured a research and development contract from the US Air Force (USAF).
Awarded by Air Force Research Laboratory Information Directorate (AFRL/RI), the contract requires the company to develop and sustain a cyber-systems test bed to employ, test, evaluate and transition new cyber defence operating concepts for a period of three-and-a-half years.
Additionally, the company will develop and sustain cyber technology and products developed by AFRL Information Directorate.
Valued at $3.4m, the contract is part of AFRL/RI’s integrated information management system cyber technology maturation framework.
Work under the contract will be performed by PAR Government’s Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) Sector.
PAR Government president Matt Cicchinelli said: "We are pleased that the Air Force has chosen PAR Government to support their software engineering, testing and evaluation needs.
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"PAR Government will draw upon our staff’s in-depth experience and reputation in integrated information management and assurance to assist AFRL with their mission.
"We look forward to our continuing and expanding partnership with the AFRL in support of this important programme."
AFRL/RI conducts research to optimise and aid development in the cyber realm including the discovery, development, and integration of advanced warfighting information technology capabilities for our air, space and cyberspace force.