ARA Awarded U.S. Army STOC II Contract
Applied Research Associates, Inc. has been awarded the U.S. Army Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation (PEO STRI) Omnibus Contract II (STOC II) vehicle for Lot 1 - Full and Open. The STOC II contracting vehicle will allow PEO STRI and its customers to develop interoperable live, virtual and constructive capabilities for the test and training communities.
STOC II is a multiple-award, Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract with a ceiling of $17.5 billion that provides services for the Warfighter, beginning with concept development and continuing throughout life-cycle support. The objectives of STOC II are to:
- Facilitate the leveraging of programs and technology (to include joint and/or joint-related) in the best interests of the U.S. Army and Department of Defense
- Prepare the Warfighter to meet the challenges of the future joint operational environment
- Support continued growth in the interoperability of live, virtual, constructive and testing solutions to enhance training and testing capabilities of the Warfighter.
ARA's focus areas for STOC II include real-time modeling of weapon engagements, dynamic environment modeling, test and evaluation, systems engineering, cognitive modeling via our Cognitive Solutions Division (formerly Klein Associates Division), and medical simulation and game-based training via our recent acquisition of Virtual Heroes, Inc.
ARA is an employee-owned company dedicated to producing innovative solutions to government and industry for over 30 years. For more information contact STOC Manager at 407-823-9121.