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Cyber R&D contract for Army Research Lab awarded to ICF


March 09, 2021

Emma Helfrich

Technology Editor

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FAIRFAX, Va. The U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command Army Research Laboratory (DEVCOM ARL) announced it has awarded global consulting and digital services provider ICF a new task order valued at up to $53 million to expand the delivery of cyber research, development, and technology services. It has a term of five years, including a one-year base and four option years. 

According to officials, the agreement was awarded under the multiple-award Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Combat Systems, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract awarded to ICF in 2018. The scope of work was expanded from the previous task order to include $30 million in new research initiatives. 

For DEVCOM, ICF will develop technical capabilities and advancements in several key areas to help the U.S. Department of Defense and Army maintain its technical edge and improve its chances of winning future conflicts. These areas include artificial intelligence, machine learning, quantum computing, cybersecurity, and information assurance.

ICF supports federal, state, and local agencies with a variety of services including strategic consulting, analytics, human capital management, cloud-based platform modernization, enterprise cybersecurity, disaster management, resilience planning, and more. 


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