DHS Awards $494.7 Million Contract for New Study and Analysis Center

October 4, 2016


Rand Corporation to operate and manage Homeland Security Operational Analysis Center


The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate, through DHS’s Office of Procurement Operations, has awarded a $494.7 million indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract to­ the­­­­­­­­ RAND Corporation to operate and manage a new federally funded research and development center known as the Homeland Security Operational Analysis Center (HSOAC).

The HSOAC will dedicate its efforts to seven focus areas: acquisition studies; homeland security threat and opportunity studies; organizational studies; regulatory doctrine and policy studies; operational studies; research and development studies; and innovation and technology acceleration.

The HSOAC will conduct studies and assessments and make recommendations to strengthen DHS capabilities that enable the Department to determine, prepare and develop enduring capabilities in homeland security for the nation.

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