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JIDA Contract Awarded to Booz Allen Hamilton

The U.S. Department of Defense has recently awarded the following notable contracts related to the field of chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) or explosives countermeasures, equipment or services:

Booz Allen Hamilton, McLean, Virginia, has been awarded a $379,607,248 task order under the General Services Administration (GSA) Alliant contract to provide the Joint Improvised-Threat Defeat Agency (JIDA) with rapid development and fielding of counter-threat technologies.

BAH will deliver urgent mission information technology solutions in support of operations throughout the globe to eliminate or neutralize enemy insurgent networks that threaten U.S. interests and employ improvised threats, including improvised explosive devices (IEDs).

Work will predominantly be performed in Virginia and the National Capital Region; however, contractor personnel will also be embedded as needed with globally deployed U.S. forces.

The expected completion date is Aug. 22, 2021.  Joint IED defeat funds in the amount of $14,976,185 are being obligated at the time of award.

Editor’s Note: The Joint Improvised-Threat Defeat Agency (JIDA) is in the process of being realigned under the Defense Threat Reduction Agency and renamed the Joint Improvised Threat Defeat Organization (JIDO).

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