QinetiQ North America Wins Army STOC II Contract

MCLEAN, Va. , March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- QinetiQ North America, a global developer of innovative technology solutions for national defense, today announced that its Technology Solutions Group has won a Simulation and Training Omnibus Contract (STOC II) from the U.S. Army's Program Executive Office for Simulation Training and Instrumentation (PEO-STRI).

STOC II is a multiple-award IDIQ (indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity) contract with a ceiling of $17.5 billion over 10 years (base plus three ordering period options). Awardees of STOC II, including QinetiQ North America, are eligible to bid on individual task orders released by the Army and other Department of Defense agencies over the 10-year life of this contract.

"This award gives QinetiQ North America the opportunity to continue developing and providing a wide range of innovative technological solutions to the U.S. Army," said Dr. William Ribich , president of the Technology Solutions Group.

"We will continue to support the military with our unmanned vehicles, precision air delivery systems, physiological monitoring, innovative counter-sniper technologies, advanced rotary wing training modeling and simulation, serious gaming, and augmented reality," Dr. Ribich went on to say. "As we expand further into the live-virtual-constructive training, and modeling and simulation markets, we will also take the opportunity to introduce technologies and 'lessons learned' from our parent company, QinetiQ, which manages all training ranges for the U.K. Ministry of Defence. We are confident that our products and services will offer fresh innovations to PEO-STRI for delivery to our warfighters."

About QinetiQ North America

QinetiQ North America (pronounced "kinetic") delivers world-class technology and responsive solutions to government agencies and commercial customers for many of their most urgent and complex challenges. QinetiQ North America is an independent, innovative technology provider that earns over a billion dollars in revenue operating with small company speed and agility while leveraging significant global resources. More than 6,000 QinetiQ North America engineers, scientists and other professionals have the mission knowledge and proven, reliable performance to meet the rapidly changing demands of national defense, homeland security and information assurance customers. For more information, please visit www.QinetiQ-NA.com.

About QinetiQ North America Technology Solutions Group

QinetiQ North America's Technology Solutions Group, headquartered in Waltham, MA , includes the businesses of Foster-Miller, Inc., and its subsidiaries Planning Systems Incorporated, Automatika, Applied Perception, Spectro, Inc., and the research and development activities of Apogen Technologies, Inc. It is a technology and product development group with an international reputation for delivering innovative products and systems that perform under the most demanding conditions.

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