MCLEAN, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center (NSRDEC) is the national and international leader in Warfighter science and technology development. To arm Soldiers with cutting-edge equipment to keep them safe on the battlefield, the Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) 5-year, $43M Task Order awarded in March aims to develop recommendations regarding human systems integration, communications headsets and personal protective equipment – including body armor, protective eyewear and helmet systems in support of the NSRDEC.
“As a nation, we bear no greater responsibility than protecting the men and women who serve on our front lines,” said Vincent Simpson, vice president at Booz Allen. “We are honored to expand our partnership with the U.S. Army, working side-by-side with NSRDEC to research, test and evaluate equipment designed to safeguard our Soldiers in the field. We look forward to supporting NSRDEC’s mission to ensure that our Soldiers have the tools they need to counter adversaries that pose a threat to national security.”
Booz Allen has a long history of supporting the U.S. Department of Defense, having won its first Navy contract in 1940. To learn more about Booz Allen’s Defense work, visit here.
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