Published: Wednesday, November 22, 2017 @ 9:57 AM
Updated: Thursday, November 23, 2017 @ 1:53 PM
By: Barrie Barber - Staff Writer
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE — A defense contractor has landed a $14.7 million deal to develop virtual combat modeling and simulation technologies, according to the Department of Defense.
The Air Force Research Laboratory awarded the five-year deal to McLean, Va.-based Booz Allen Hamilton, the Defense Department said. Three bidders were in contention for the contract.
The research will be conducted at both Wright-Patterson labs and in McLean, Va., the Defense Department said. AFRL has a worldwide workforce of more than 10,000 employees and is headquartered at Wright-Patterson.