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Contractor: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Department: Defense Threat Reduction Agency
Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, Blacksburg, Va., is being awarded a $13,536,712 task order under an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to utilize the Comprehensive National Incident Management System. The objective of this research and development effort is to provide high-performance computing methods for modeling very large socio-technical, biological, and information systems. These will be in the areas of surveillance and sensing integration; simulation-based course-of-action analysis and decision support; “simfrastructure” specialization and enhancement; infectious disease assessment capability enhancement; and large-scale network efforts. Work will be performed at Blacksburg, Va., and the period of performance is through September 2014. The Defense Threat Reduction Agency, Fort Belvoir, Va., is the contracting activity (HDTRA1-11-D-0016-0001).
Total Contract Value: $13,536,712