KIHEI, HI – October 26, 2018 – Pacific Defense Solutions LLC (PDS), a subsidiary of IAI, LLC, has been awarded a $39.8M prime contract to develop satellite tracking and characterization capabilities in the form of algorithms and software on behalf of the Air Force Research Laboratory Space Vehicles (AFRL/RV) Directorate. Work on this more than five year cost-reimbursement type contract will be performed at company’s offices in Kihei, Hawaii and in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

“PDS continues to provide our Government customers with the most innovative solutions that provide improved mission effectiveness,” said David J. Dzaran, President and CEO of IAI. “Over the years, both PDS and IAI have realized great success supporting the important missions of our Government customers. We look forward to getting starting on this latest opportunity with the AFRL customer to exceed their expectations and appreciate their trust in our ability to do so.”

The AFRL leads the discovery, development and delivery of innovative warfighting technologies for the nation’s air, space and cyberspace forces. The AFRL is uniquely positioned to support the warfighter’s urgent needs and evolving demand to defend America.

IAI is a technology-driven, science, engineering, intelligence and software solutions company with a nationwide presence primarily supporting the national security community. IAI has specific technical and domain expertise in intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems including radar, electro-optical/infrared and MASINT payloads, ground systems, imagery-based geo-positioning and targeting, photogrammetric analysis, Service Oriented Architectures, unmanned systems, cybersecurity, and missile defense. IAI’s headquarters is in Chantilly, Virginia, with additional offices in California, Colardo Hawaii, Ohio, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Maryland and New Mexico. IAI employees work on customer sites nationwide.

PDS has extensive expertise in space situational awareness technology development including of all functions of Tasking, Collection, Processing, Exploitation and Dissemination (TCPED) for R&D experiments through full acquisition programs. PDS SSA experience includes extensive software integration expertise for operational SSA systems including ground and space-based systems. PDS also has extensive experience in defensive missile technologies including modeling and simulations, utility assessments, threat characterization, acquisition, tracking and pointing software for missile tracking systems.

Founded in 1999, IAI has a well-deserved reputation for quality, responsiveness, and excellence. Our success is a direct result of superior performance, timely results and the high quality of IAI’s people, many of whom enjoy well established reputations within the defense intelligence community and with the civil and commercial customers that we support. IAI offers our government and commercial customers breakthrough products, services, and end-to-end innovative solutions designed to provide our customers with competitive advantage. We dedicate ourselves to exceeding our customers’ expectations and demands. Simply put, we live by our name.