US Army awards cyberspace and electronic warfare support contract to Metova

19 October 2015 (Last Updated October 19th, 2015 18:30)

Metova has received a multi-year contract to support cyberspace and electronic warfare efforts for the US Army Cyber Battle Lab.

Metova has received a multi-year contract to support cyberspace and electronic warfare efforts for the US Army Cyber Battle Lab.

Awarded by the Army Contracting Command, Fort Gordon, Georgia, the $45m firm-fixed-price, cyberspace and electronic warfare support contract requires the company to support the lab's mission to provide experimentation support to troops with dynamic network experimentation integrated with cyberspace operations and electronic warfare.

Contract work will include live experimentation, modelling and simulation, and regional hub node - experimentation, as well as the battle lab collaborative simulation environment.

"Metova is honoured to have the opportunity to support this critical military effort for the ever growing threat in cyber security and electronic warfare."

Metova CEO John Adams said: "Metova is honoured to have the opportunity to support this critical military effort for the ever growing threat in cyber security and electronic warfare.

"Cybersecurity is one of the most serious economic and national security challenges we face as a nation and we are committed to the success of this effort."

The CBL experimentation support contract is expected to provide results in the form of experiments, assessments, analyses and network support, which will evaluate proposed and new solutions to resolve known capability gaps within all areas of cyber electromagnetic activities, including the cyberspace operations and electronic warfare force modernisation lines of effort.

According to the company, funding and work location is scheduled to be determined with each task order.