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BlueHalo Selected for Award in Potential Multi-Billion-Dollar ASTRO Contract for Advanced Research


Tiffany Sevieri
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(505) 767-1200

HUNTSVILLE, AL – BlueHalo was recently selected for the Research Pool of the General Services Administration (GSA) ASTRO contract.  ASTRO is a multiple-award, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract under development by GSA FEDSIM for the Defense Department designed to deliver services to support the DOD’s fleet of manned and unmanned land, air, sea, and space vehicles.  The function of the ASTRO Research Pool is to carry out all research and development (R&D) associated with manned, unmanned, optionally manned, and counter Unmanned Systems (UxS) platforms.

“We are extremely proud to be selected as a prime provider of innovative R&D solutions,” said James Batt, BlueHalo Chief Growth Office.  “We look forward to our continued partnership with GSA and serving the DOD warfighter.”

“We’re excited to bring our extensive unmanned and counter-unmanned systems R&D experience to ASTRO Pool 8,” said Jimmy Jenkins, BlueHalo President and General Manager for Air and Missile Defense and C4ISR.  “BlueHalo’s continued investment in facilities, talent, and technologies help us deliver transformational advancement in unmanned capabilities to our customers.”

BlueHalo has extensive technical experience with all aspects of unmanned and counter-unmanned systems including R&D, engineering, fabrication and prototyping, systems development, integration and test activities.  BlueHalo offers a range of unmanned air system platforms, custom payloads, novel applications, and counter Unmanned Aerial System (cUAS) systems and precision Acquisition, Tracking, and Pointing (ATP) sub-systems to our customers.

About BlueHalo

BlueHalo is purpose-built to provide industry-leading capabilities in the domains of Space Superiority and Directed Energy, Air and Missile Defense and C4ISR, and Cyber and Intelligence.  BlueHalo focuses on inspired engineering to develop, transition, and field next-generation capabilities to solve the most complex challenges of our customer’s critical missions and reestablish our national security posture in the near-peer contested arena.

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