U.S. Army awards BANC3 $35 million in cutting edge R&D contracts

BANC3 112The US Army Research, Development and Engineering Command (RDECOM / CERDEC) awarded a total of $35 million in contracts to BANC3, Inc., a dynamic emerging Princeton, NJ-based product development and defense IT firm that delivers innovative mission-critical solutions to public and private sector customers, the company announced February 9.

“We are very pleased that the US Army again has acknowledged BANC3’s previous successful support efforts and we look forward to partnering with CERDEC Directorate in continuing to provide to intelligence gatherers, decision-makers, and warfighters on the front lines the innovative technology solutions and tools necessary to act with speed and confidence,” said Babu Cherukuri, President of BANC3.

Under its recently awarded contracts, BANC3 will provide technical research, development and engineering services related to next generation mission-based solutions, including, the Low Profile Displays and Light Weight Sensors Component Technology program in the visible/near infrared (VNIR) portions of the electro-magnetic spectrum by developing small, lightweight direct/indirect view imaging sensors, micro-display technology, advanced optics, digital image processors, and corresponding software and Advanced Laser Technology, including the Small Tactical Optical Ranging Module (STORM), the Grenadier Laser Range Finder II (GLRF II), the STORM Pre-Planned Product Improvement (P3I) and the Handheld Optical Augmentation program.

BANC3 will assist Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) systems and systems integration programs to develop and maintain the infrastructure critical to the implementation of Best-of-Breed war-fighting capabilities, such as migration of CPOF/JBC-P into the COE, Data to Decisions (D2D), Warfighter Information Network-Tactical (WIN-T), Mission Command on the Move (MCOTM), Energy Informed Operations (EIO), and Assured Position, Navigation, and Timing (Assured PNT), and others. BANC3 will provide the expertize required for technology integration and insertion, installation, testing, logistical, tactical soldier support for both legacy data and application as well as emerging battlefield operating environments, business operations, safety, and material/equipment acquisition to support the Directorate mission.