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    A US technology firm won a contract worth $4.6 billion to provide test, training and telecommunications technology support to the Missile Defense Agency (MDA), the US Defense Department said in a press release.

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — The Missile Defense Agency’s Integration and Operations Center conducts research and development, system wide testing and operational and training support to US combatant commands, according to information published on MDA's website.

    "Jacobs Technology Inc., Tullahoma, Tennessee, is being awarded a contract with an estimated maximum value of $4,600,000,000," the release said on Wednesday. "Under this contract, the contractor provides products and services supporting concurrent test, training and operations for missions executed by or through the Missile Defense Integration and Operations Center mission execution platform, and the execution of the Missile Defense Agency enterprise communications and information technology environment."

    Work will take place through Aug. 8, 2022 but may be extended by 8.5 years into 2030, the release added.

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