Perspecta Labs supports Department of Defense on multiple projects for large-scale experimentation and prototyping of dual-use 5G technologies
Chantilly, Va.— April 05, 2021—Perspecta Inc. (NYSE: PRSP), announced today that its innovative applied research arm, Perspecta Labs, received multiple awards for large-scale experimentation and prototyping of dual-use 5G technology for the Department of Defense (DOD). Perspecta Labs was awarded two prime contracts with a combined ceiling value of $8.1 million and a 39-month period of performance if all options are exercised. Perspecta Labs will also perform as a subcontractor on two additional contracts. The four projects represent new work for the company.
Commercial 5G mobile broadband technology delivers high speeds and significantly faster response times than current 4G technology, thus greatly increasing capacity for Internet of Things (IoT) networking and creating the ability to harness billions of connected sensors, smart appliances and wireless devices. By supporting full-scale testing of novel 5G prototypes in operational environments, the DOD will accelerate implementation of advanced wireless communications.
Perspecta Labs will lead and participate in large-scale 5G prototypes for logistics, smart warehouses, dynamic spectrum utilization and spectrum sharing.
“Operational-scale experimentation and testing are critical to achieving the potential of commercial 5G infrastructure in industries from defense, transportation and logistics to critical infrastructure, health care and manufacturing,” said Petros Mouchtaris, Ph.D., president of Perspecta Labs. “Perspecta Labs is excited to design, implement and deploy dual-use 5G prototypes at DOD test sites as part of the world’s largest full-scale 5G experiments.”
On the awarded prime contracts, Perspecta Labs will perform the following:
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