Air Force awards $93M contract to stand up cyber, electronic warfare test facility

By Sara Sirota  
October 9, 2019 at 12:00 PM
The New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology has received a $93 million award to provide facilities at its military training range where the Air Force can develop operational cyber and electronic warfare capabilities in an "austere environment." The contract, announced Oct. 7 by the Defense Department, will allow researchers and operators to work side-by-side using representative network and physical infrastructure at the school's Playas Training and Research Center, according to a November 2018 notice declaring the Air Force's intent...

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