The US Army has awarded a $286m contract to Mantech International Corporation to provide support services for its electronic proving ground (EPG).

EPG is the army’s command, control, communications, computers and intelligence (C4I) developmental tester headquartered at Fort Huachuca.

Under the five-year contract, the company will support testing for C4I, navigation and sensor systems for reliability, availability and maintainability, electromagnetic interference compatibility and security.

In addition, Mantech will provide services such as engineering, technical, maintenance and logistics, instrumentation and hardware / software-related development, as well as laboratory / testbed operations and special studies.

Work will support EPG in Fort Huachuca and at different army bases including Yuma Proving Ground in Arizona, Forts Hood and Bliss in Texas, Fort Lewis in Washington, Aberdeen Proving Ground in Maryland and White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico.