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Army taps Engility Holdings for vehicle engineering support

Oct. 18, 2013 at 3:57 PM   |   Comments

CHANTILLY, Va., Oct. 18 (UPI) -- A three-year prime contract to provide research and development support for the U.S. Army's fleet of vehicles has been awarded to Engility Holdings Inc.

Under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, Engility will provide research and experimental technical engineering in platform mechanics, propulsion technologies, vehicle analysis engineering services and autonomous systems.

Projects could relate to improving mileage and speed of a specific vehicle or designing or configuring new technology and equipment that would affect vehicle performance.

The work will specifically be performed for the Army Research Laboratory Vehicle Technology Directorate at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md.

"We are extremely pleased to win this new business, which reflects our competitive value and strong past performance while supporting the missions of the U.S. Army," said Engility Holdings President and Chief Executive Officer Tony Smeraglinolo.

Engility Holdings said the cost plus fixed-fee single-award contract carries a value of $9.7 million. No mention was made of any contract extension options.

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