Wednesday, 17 September, 2014
ATSC Awarded $49.6M IDIQ to Provide Counter-IED Solutions
Advanced Technology Systems Company (ATSC) President and CEO Habib Debs is pleased to announce that on August 14 2014 The United States Army Research Laboratory (ARL) in collaboration with the Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization (JIEDDO) selected ATSC for a base award in support of the Counter-IED Culvert Inspection Challenge. It is a $49.6 million multiple award ID/IQ contract established to find innovative solutions for surveillance and inspection in or around roadway culverts, tunnels and tunneling events under roadways, and roadway craters to defeat Improvised Explosive Device (IED) emplacements.
Habib Debs specifically emphasized the essential role played by ATSC’s engineering team for their efforts to win this competitive award and to internalize and deliver real answers to end user requirements, adding that ATSC’s advanced robotic solution is expected to perform initial tasks by early November 2014.