Tampa, FL – January 31, 2023 – Ombra, a leading technology and professional services firm, today announced it has been selected by the Indirect Influence and Competition Subgroup for a contract in the amount of $686,593 for the initial Phase with a $397,040 option for kit production. The company’s work will be focused on The Information Warfare Enabler Kit – Detachment variant (IWEK-D). Ombra is on contract to refine the components of the kit, maximize interoperability, develop cloud-based solutions for integration with existing tools, assist with operational testing and evaluation (OT&E), and provide technical support for End-Users.
This kit is designed to update and increase the organic capability of the PSYOP Detachment and form the foundation for additional development and integration of classified systems at the Company and Battalion level.
“Our ultimate goal is to provide kits that actually get used, capabilities that fill needs and directly influence the conflicts of tomorrow by addressing the challenges of today” said Michael Fieldson, founder and president of Ombra.
Ombra is a leading technology and professional services firm that works primarily with the US Department of Defense (DOD). It develops technology products in the areas of biometrics, space technologies, AI, machine learning, power and energy, chemical detection, undersea and more. The team has several US military veterans to solve the technology challenges of the DOD effectively, efficiently, and reliably. Since 2018, Ombra has worked on numerous technology projects for the DOD including for the Army, Navy, Air Force, Space Force, Special Operations Forces and more. More information at: https://ombra.us/
The Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations/Low-Intensity Conflict (ASD(SO/LIC)) established Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office (CTTSO) in 1999 to consolidate its research and development programs. The research and development effort that supports the interagency Technical Support Working Group (TSWG) was the first program to transition to CTTSO. The TSWG is divided into 10 subgroups.
Section 922 of the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act directed ASD(SO/LIC) report directly to the Secretary of Defense. The Acting Secretary of Defense on November 18, 2020, authorized the ASD (SO/LIC) to transform the CTTSO to the Irregular Warfare Technical Support Directorate (IWTSD). Learn more at https://iwtsd.gov/
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