The U.S. Navy has awarded eight companies spots on a potential five-year, $245 million contract to provide engineering and technical services to the Naval Research Laboratory’s information technology division.
The Defense Department said Monday contractors can bid on task orders under the multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, which is scheduled to run through May 22, 2021.
NRL received 12 proposals for the procurement initiative and the service branch will fund individual task orders with its fiscal year 2016 working capital funds.
Majority of the work will be performed at NRL headquarters in Washington.
The awardees are:
- Computer Integration & Programming Solutions
- Harris (NYSE: HRS)
- Sotera Defense Solutions
- Zurka Interactive
ITD aims to research, build and demonstrate technology such as artificial intelligence, high assurance, modeling and simulation, virtual reality, human-computer interaction, communication, transmission and high-performance computing systems.