American Systems Corp., Chantilly, Virginia, is awarded a modification (P00017) valued at $31,775,730 on a task order (HQ003422F0091) off a firm-fixed-price, level-of-effort, cost contract (HQ003421D0003) to exercise an option year. Fiscal 2024 research, development, test, and evaluation funds in the amount of $6,823,976 are being obligated at the time of award. The cumulative total of the contract is $31,775,730. The total if all options are exercised is $54,025,384. The purpose of this contract is to provide research, development, test, and evaluation, engineering and technical support services for the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering’s Directorate of Defense Research and Engineering for Advanced Capabilities. Tasks typically include providing software, systems, and specialty engineering; modelling and simulation of engineering tools and environments; subject matter expertise; data collection and analysis; facilitation of working groups; consultation on creation and maintenance of policy, guidance, and standards; software modernization; technical assessments and reviews of programs and projects; and modernization of technologies, procedures, handbooks, tools, and training for the Joint Staff, military departments, and Defense agencies. The work will be performed at the Pentagon Reservation, Arlington, Virginia; the Mark Center, Alexandria, Virginia; and the contractor facility, Chantilly, Virginia. The estimated completion date is Feb. 28, 2027. Washington Headquarters Services, Arlington, Virginia, is the contracting activity.