Deals this week: Stryke Industries, General Atomics, QinetiQ

12 January 2018 (Last Updated January 12th, 2018 10:24)

Stryke Industries and its subcontractor Scorpion Computer Services have won a contract to deliver Scenario Generator (ScenGen) artificial intelligence to the US Army, as part of the US Defense Research and Development Rapid Innovation Fund programme.

Stryke Industries and its subcontractor Scorpion Computer Services have won a contract to deliver Scenario Generator (ScenGen) artificial intelligence to the US Army, as part of the US Defense Research and Development Rapid Innovation Fund programme.

The deal will require Stryke Industries to licence the Scorpion technology to the US Army Contracting Command in Redstone Arsenal, Alabama.

The technology will be applied to the US Army’s unmanned aircraft system fleet and universal ground control station.

General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems has received a contract from the Joint Non-Lethal Weapons Directorate to develop high-energy density capacitors for a non-lethal pre-emplaced vehicle stopper (PEVS) system.

“QinetiQ has entered a deal with the UK Ministry of Defence to jointly invest £20m to upgrade the ETC at the Shoeburyness military base in England.”

The PEVS system is a non-intrusive device used in force protection and vehicle checkpoint operations.

QinetiQ has entered a deal with the UK Ministry of Defence to jointly invest £20m ($27m) to upgrade the Environmental Test Centre (ETC) at the Shoeburyness military base in England.

The ETC offers the technology and expertise to allow customers to test and evaluate their live munitions in different environments.

The upgrades will allow the ETC to operate with improved efficiency and support additional work.

US-based DLT Solutions has been awarded a contract to provide its ForeScout products to the US Department of Defense (DoD).

The ForeScout technology will allow DoD customers to secure data from traditional and internet of things (IoT)-connected devices.

The deal has a three-year base period with a one-year option.