Innovative Defense Technologies LLC,* Arlington, Virginia, is awarded a $44,299,897 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the Naval Digital Engineering Ecosystem (NDEE) effort. This contract provides for the development of an NDEE utilizing advanced automated test and re-test enterprise platform technologies capable of successfully executing the Office of Naval Research’s emerging requirements for developing and deploying counter-/command, control, communications, computers, cyber, intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance and targeting (Counter-/C5ISR-T) science and technology hardware and/or software products for rapid testing and evaluation activities, and fielded operational demonstrations. Work will be performed in Arlington, Virginia, with an expected completion date of March 23, 2026. The maximum dollar value, including a 36-month period of performance, is $44,299,897. Fiscal 2022 research, development, test and evaluation (Navy) funds in the amount of $13,768,252; and fiscal 2023 research, development, test and evaluation (Navy) funds in the amount of $20,923,427 are obligated at time of award. Funds in the amount of $13,768,252 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract is a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase III follow-on contract that derives from, extends, or completes efforts made under prior SBIR/STTR Phase I or II awards. The Office of Naval Research, Arlington, Virginia, is the contracting activity (N00014-23-C-1006).