QinetiQ North America wins major contract to support Office of Naval Research

Services are expected to include: systems engineering, program management, operations research, social science/psychology, and integration and engagement with Code 30's customers and stakeholders.

Reston, Va.-March 4, 2014-QinetiQ North America (QNA) announced today that it was awarded a prime contract to provide engineering, technical, programmatic and financial support services for the Office of Naval Research's (ONR) Expeditionary Maneuver Warfare and Combating Terrorism Department (Code 30). This cost-plus fixed fee contract has a total value of about $16M over five years.


ONR is part of the Department of Defense, and pursues the mission of coordinating, executing, and promoting science and technology programs for the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps. Within ONR, Code 30 supports the Marine Corps as its primary customer, advancing scientific knowledge and future concepts across a variety of thrust areas, including force protection, maneuver, logistics, fires, cyber-warfare, and human socio-cultural behavior.

"This was a strategic win for QNA," said Dave Shrum, general manager of QNA's Defense Solutions business unit. "It builds on the long track record of success we've had supporting our customers at ONR over the past 20 years, and we are excited to support Code 30 in advancing the state of science and technology to help the warfighter fight, win and survive in the battlefield of the future."

Under the contract, QNA will lead a team of eight small and large businesses, to support the full spectrum of Code 30's requirements. Services are expected to include: systems engineering, program management, operations research, social science/psychology, and integration and engagement with Code 30's customers and stakeholders.

About QinetiQ North America

QNA is a subsidiary of QinetiQ Group PLC, the FTSE250 company listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE: QQ.L). Operating in North America, QNA delivers world-class technology, responsive services, and innovative solutions for global markets, focusing on US government and commercial customers. Its engineers, scientists, and other professionals deliver high quality products and services that leverage detailed mission knowledge and proven, reliable tools and methodologies to meet the rapidly changing demands of national defense, homeland security, and information assurance customers. QNA is headquartered in Reston, VA. For more information, visit www.qinetiq-na.com, and join our conversation at www.facebook.com/qinetiqna.

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