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QinetiQ Awarded Department of Defense (DoD) Joint Artificial Intelligence Center (JAIC) Data Readiness Artificial Intelligence Development (DRAID) Basic Ordering Agreement


QinetiQ has successfully won a framework DoD JAIC DRAID Basic Ordering Agreement (BOA) with a five-year ordering period.

This BOA will allow DoD and IC customers to rapidly access QinetiQ AI solutions in software configuration, cloud integration, data ingest, architectures and technologies for synthetic data and data labelling.

QinetiQ is an expert in sensor and image data management and exploring cutting edge machine learning techniques in sensor-based imagery. Through this BOA, QinetiQ will support the JAIC and it’s DoD customers with new AI data management and efficient data utilization technologies. The overall framework could be worth up to $241m over 5 years, accessible by all parties on the framework.

Aydin Mohtashamian, President, C5ISR Solutions, QinetiQ Inc. said: “We are excited to partner with JIAC on yet another contract vehicle where we can support the DoD with a wide variety of our solutions from AI/ML algorithm test and evaluation under the T&E BPA and our data solutions under this BOA. Our expertise in sensor systems design, development and testing help our customers achieve mission success in the battlefield and we are proud to be a part of JAIC’s AI transformation.”

QinetiQ Inc. is a leading defense and security company in the U.S. providing mission-led innovation at pace. We support our customers worldwide with mission-critical solutions to create, test and use the latest technologies to deliver real world advantage. QinetiQ Inc. operates as the U.S. arm of QinetiQ Group PLC (QQ.LSE), a global integrated defense and security company focused on mission-led innovation for defense, security and civil customers around the world. QinetiQ’s U.S. employees are based predominantly in Virginia and Massachusetts and operate under a Special Security Agreement (SSA) with the U.S. Defense Counterintelligence & Security Agency (DCSA). We are creating new ways of protecting what matters most; testing technologies, systems, and processes to make sure they work as expected; and enabling customers to deploy new and enhanced-existing capabilities with the assurance they will deliver the outcomes required.

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