Booz Allen Hamilton Will Improve the U.S. Soldier Protective Equipment
McLean, Virginia, the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com), July 12, 2018, Author: Bm Team, Photo credit: en.wikipedia.org
The photo shows U.S. Army Special Forces soldiers from the 3rd Special Forces Group patrolling a field in the Gulistan district of Farah, Afghanistan.
Booz Allen Hamilton will work on the improvement of the U.S. Soldier protective equipment. That was announced by the company on 10th July 2018. The works on the improvement will be performed under a 5-year, $43M contract awarded by the Air Force Installation Contract Agency, learned BulgarianMilitary.com
The VP at Booz Allen, Vincent Simpson, commented, “As a nation, we bear no greater responsibility than protecting the men and women who serve on our front lines. We are honoured to expand our partnership with the U.S. Army, working side-by-side with NSRDEC to research, test and evaluate equipment designed to safeguard our Soldiers in the field. We look forward to supporting NSRDEC’s mission to ensure that our Soldiers have the tools they need to counter adversaries that pose a threat to national security.”
NSRDEC stands for Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Centre. The U.S. Army NSRDEC is the national and international leader in Warfighter science and technology development.
Under the newly signed in March agreement Booz Allen Hamilton will develop recommendations related to human systems integration, communication headsets and personal protective equipment, involving body armour, protective eyewear and helmet systems in support of the NSRDEC for the purposes of keeping soldiers safe on the battlefield.
Booz Allen Hamilton has worked in support of the U.S. Department of Defence under various contracts since 1940 when it was awarded its first Navy contract.
Booz Allen is an American management and information technology consulting company, which is sometimes referred to as a government-services company. It is headquartered in McLean, Virginia, in Greater Washington, D.C., and has 80 other offices around the world. It has been trusted by business, government, and military leaders for more than 100 years for solving complex issues. The engineers, scientists, software developers, technologists, and consultants of the company offer solutions to various most complicated management and technology matters through a combination of consulting, analytics, digital solutions, engineering, and cyber expertise.