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RAPID ACQUISITION OF MATERIAL FOR PROTOTYPING
640 Acres is subcontracted to Barbaricum on this IDIQ.
This IDIQ is in support of Night Vision and Electronic Sensors Directorate (NVESD) and U.S. Army night-vision experts planned effort to speed the design, development, and deployment of electro-optical sensors and weapon sights that help U.S. and allied warfighters operate effectively at night and in bad weather. RAMP seeks the rapid development, design, and testing of night vision sensor technologies. NVESD is called the Army's sensor developer, and conducts research to enable warfighters to see, acquire, and target opposing forces, day or night, under adverse battlefield environments.
The NVESD is a directorate of the Army's Communication Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center (CERDEC), which is part of the Army Research, Development and Engineering Command (RDECOM). The NVESD also develops electro-optical camouflage, concealment and deception; night driving and pilotage technologies; helps detect, neutralize, clear, and mark explosive hazards including mine fields and unexploded ordnance; and protects forward troops from enemy intrusion.
640 acres key capabilities include: