$19.3M to Booz Allen for Naval Explosive Ordnance Disposal Study
Booz Allen Hamilton in Herndon, VA received a $19.3 million contract to provide the U.S. Naval Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technical Division with survivability/vulnerability analyses, assessment and evaluations. The contract (SP0700-03-D-1380) is being awarded as part of the Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center (SURVIAC) program managed by Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio.
The Naval Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technical Division in Indian Head, MD provides engineering and technical services in support of Joint service explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) programs and other customer requirements. The division focuses its efforts in the following areas: developing EOD procedures to counter munitions threats; developing tools and equipment to meet EOD operational needs; and performing in-service engineering, depot level management and repair for EOD tools and equipment.
DID has more on the work being done under the SURVIAC program…
SURVIAC [PDF] is the U.S. Department of Defense’s institution for collecting, analyzing, and disseminating scientific and technical information (STI) related to all aspects of survivability and lethality for aircraft, ground vehicles, ships and spacecraft, to conventional homeland security threats including chemical, biological, directed energy, and non-lethal weapons.
SURVIAC is one of 13 DoD Information Analysis Centers (IAC) sponsored by the Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC). Each IAC is a formal organization chartered to collect, analyze, and apply scientific and technical information within a specialized technical area (see for a complete list of all IACs).