AEEC Wins DHS OPTIC Contract with Merrick

AEEC has been awarded the Operational Planning and Technology Integration Contract (OPTIC) from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science & Technology (S&T) Directorate as a subcontractor to Merrick & Company. We are leading the IT infrastructure services and operational planning for the state-of-the-art National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility (NBAF) currently being constructed in Manhattan, KS to replace and enhance the research and diagnostic mission of the Plum Island Animal Disease Center in New York. OPTIC has a value of $32 million over ten years, with the primary operations contract beginning in fall 2018.

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