DAYTON, Ohio, Feb. 2, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MacAulay-Brown, Inc. (MacB), a leading National Security company delivering advanced engineering services and product solutions to Defense, Intelligence, Special Operations Forces, Homeland Security and Federal agencies, announced today that it has been awarded a five-year, $47 million multiple award Indefinite-delivery/Indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract by the United States Air Force (USAF).
Under the terms of the Advanced Novel Spectrum Warfare Environment Research (ANSWER) contract, MacB will investigate, analyze and develop fully adaptable and proactive Electronic Warfare (EW) solutions to counter rapidly evolving challenges to spectrum dominance faced by U.S. and Allied forces. Working in partnership with the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), the focus of the work will be on traditional and irregular spectrum warfare, with an emphasis on incorporating cyberspace operations, for effective countermeasure and protection missions.
"Spectrum dominance is critical to winning on the modern battlefield," said Tim Lawrence, Senior Vice President and General Manager of MacB's Advanced Technology Group. "For 35 years, we have worked closely with the Air Force to develop many of the ground breaking EW systems in use today. We look forward to continuing to support AFRL to counter advancing radar designs and techniques."
MacB is well known in the industry as a thought leader in the EW community. More than 20 MacB employees have been inducted into the Association of Old Crows (AOC) EW Technology Hall of Fame.
MacB is one of seven prime contractors named to the ANSWER IDIQ contract.
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