Mass wins MOD contract

Friday August 12th, 2011

According to media reports, the Ministry of Defence has awarded a multi-million pound contract to Lincoln-based technical support company Mass.

Mass and SRC Inc. (formerly Syracuse Research Corporation) are part of the Logica consortium, and will deliver Project Shepherd. Full financial details were not disclosed.

Project Shepherd is an electronic warfare database which helps defend military fighters and naval boats. The new technology is exportable and will be used in a new state-of-the-art American fighter jet.

Ashley Lane, Managing Director of Mass said: “The Shepherd programme will deliver a world-leading capability to the DEWC (Defence Electronic Warfare Centre), thus ensuring our front line forces will have the latest and most up to date electronic warfare protection in theatre.”

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