US Army’s TEPIT Directorate awards technical support contract to WisEngineering

12 August 2015 (Last Updated August 12th, 2015 18:30)

WisEngineering has received a contract to provide a range of technical support to the US Army's Tactical Effects Protection and Interactive Technologies Directorate (TEPITD).

WisEngineering has received a contract to provide a range of technical support to the US Army's Tactical Effects Protection and Interactive Technologies Directorate (TEPITD).

Under the terms of $50m indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract, the company will provide software process improvement, software engineering, asset development, product training and deployment, as well as project management and system engineering.

WisEngineering president Cheryl Hall said: "Our win is a sign of our focused efforts over the past few years. It will be wonderful to finally have a dedicated contract vehicle with which our customers can take ownership of their procurement needs.

"As a consequence, we will be able to continue improving our service delivery, finely tuned to the specific requirements of each branch in TEPIT."

"It will be wonderful to finally have a dedicated contract vehicle with which our customers can take ownership of their procurement needs."

The company will collaborate with Leidos, Robbins-Gioia, Valor Tactics, and A2A Logistics, to execute the five-year contract.

TEPITD is the army's lead for technical and programmatic lifecycle engineering efforts for network lethality tactical fire control solutions, emergency management, force protection, interactive technologies, and training for armament systems to equip, modernise, and sustain the Joint Forces.

A part of the Army Armament Research, Development, and Engineering Center, the directorate focuses on kinetic threat defeat, integrated base defence, anti-terrorism / force protection systems, decision-support, sensor-to-shooter, sensor-to-decider, and small unit manned / unmanned effects teaming, as well as intelligent control and collaboration technologies.

As part of several other contract vehicles, WisEngineering has provided a variety of services to the TEPIT Directorate, including development of 3D interactive training systems for a range of tasks related to weapon systems and army processes.

Other responsibilities include software development to network disparate emergency management and force protection systems through information sharing protocols, and provision of varied support for fire control enhancements including distributed fires, radar integration, and others.