Hispanic-owned IT integrator Microtech has won the $192m US Army Rapid Acquisition for Materials for Prototyping (Ramp) contract.

RAMP develops, prototypes, evaluates and provides worldwide technical and field support of advanced research and development (R&D) and specialised sensors for Night Vision and Electronic Sensors Directorate (NVESD) and other agencies.

With a period of performance of three years, the multiple-award contract is a highly accessible, one-stop-shop contract vehicle that supports the US Army’s rapid prototyping requirements.

Through the RAMP contract, the company as the prime contractor will be committed to support the army’s NVESD at the contiguous US (CONUS) and Outside the contiguous US (OCONUS) Army installations.

“MicroTech is excited about being a part of this contract which supports this critical mission for the army.”

The installations include Fort Belvoir, Virginia; Fort A.P. Hill, Virginia; Aberdeen Proving Grounds, Maryland; White Sands, New Mexico; and Yuma Proving Grounds, Arizona, as well as in operational theatres, combat zones and overseas contingency operations.

MicroTech president Dr Barry West said: “MicroTech is excited about being a part of this contract which supports this critical mission for the army.

“RAMP complements our existing portfolio of contract vehicles, such as responsive strategic sourcing for service (RS3), information technology services – small business (ITS-SB), and the network-centric solutions-2 (NETCENTS-2).

“This award builds on our already successful business and demonstrates our commitment to excellence.”

MicroTech serves the federal, state and local government agencies, public sector, and commercial enterprises by providing telecommunications services, infrastructure services and solutions, cyber security solutions, Cloud computing, technology and professional services, network systems integration, research and development, and financial services.