U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command Awards Contract to QuickSilver Analytics, Inc.
Abingdon, Maryland - May 27, 2010 - QuickSilver Analytics, Inc. announced today that they have been awarded a contract by the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command (RDECOM). QuickSilver was selected as a Prime Contractor for the Small Business set-aside category of a $485 million, five year Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract in which they will provide CBRNE (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosive) support services to the Edgewood Chemical and Biological Center (ECBC) and other defense agencies.
ECBC is the nation's premier research and development center for non-medical chemical and biological warfare agent defense. Since the early 1900s, ECBC has provided scientific and technological expertise that has protected the nation and the Warfighter from the threat of chemical and biological attacks. Under this contract, QuickSilver will provide ECBC and other defense agencies with Research and Technology (R&T) support, as well as program and integration support.
QuickSilver is an ISO 9001:2008 CVE Verified Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business. They have been providing services and products for Chemical and Biological Warfare Defense, HAZMAT teams and first responders since 1994. QuickSilver staff includes best-in-class chemists, microbiologists, quality assurance personnel, engineering assistants, and project managers. QuickSilver is headquartered in Abingdon, Maryland, just outside of Aberdeen Proving Grounds. QuickSilver is a charter member of the Maryland Chapter of the Elite Service-Disabled Veteran owned Business Network.
The QuickSilver Team is comprised of seven local small businesses and three large businesses, all with ECBC CBRNE experience.
"Our Team is very pleased to have won this Small Business contract and look forward to supporting ECBC," says Rodney Hudson, CEO of QuickSilver Analytics, Inc.
Contact Rodney Hudson or Bill Apostol for more information at 1-877-725-7587.