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DOE Awards Research and Systems Engineering Task Order

March 28, 2013 - 12:00pm


Cincinnati – The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today awarded a task order to The MITRE Corporation, of McLean Virginia. MITRE will provide research and development in support of DOE’s Office of Environmental Management. The task order has an approximate value of $5.9 million, with an 18-month performance period, with nine-month base period and a nine-month option.

The MITRE Corporation is a not-for-profit organization chartered to work for the interest of the public. MITRE manages the Internal Revenue Service Federally Funded Research and Development Center (FFRDC) Master Indefinite Delivery/ Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) Contract, as well as, the FFRDCs for the Department of Defense, Federal Aviation Administration, and Department of Homeland Security.

A FFRDC is a unique organization that assists the United States Government with scientific research and analysis, development and acquisition, and systems engineering and integration.

The mission of the Office of Environmental Management is to complete the safe cleanup of the environmental legacy brought about from five decades of nuclear weapons development and government-sponsored nuclear energy research.