Alexandria’s SPA lands $185M contract for Defense Threat Reduction Agency
Systems Planning and Analysis Inc. will support R&D work
Alexandria-based Systems Planning and Analysis Inc. (SPA) has signed a contract with the Defense Threat Reduction Agency, the company announced Tuesday.
The $185 million contract will be for research, development, test and evaluation subject matter expertise advisory and assistance support, according to a news release from SPA.
The work will be performed at Fort Belvoir, where DTRA is headquartered.
SPA’s responsibilities in support of DTRA’s Research and Development Directorate include chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear subject matter expertise, science and technology development program integration and interagency coordination.
“We are honored to support DTRA stakeholder needs in [science and technology] development and look forward to assisting DTRA in providing critical capabilities to the warfighter,” said William Vantine, SPA president and CEO, in a statement. “SPA is fully committed to delivering the highest quality services in assisting DTRA with protecting our nation.”
DTRA, founded in 1998, enables the Department of Defense, the U.S. government and international partners to counter and deter weapons of mass destruction and emerging threats.
SPA provides knowledge-based solutions integrating technical, operational, programmatic, policy and business solutions in support of national security objectives.