A photo of Nina Joshi, president and CEO of UES, Inc., taken in 2012. LISA POWELL/STAFF

Beavercreek firm lands $90M AFRL contract

The 711th Human Performance Wing has awarded UES Inc. a $90 million, 8-year indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to pursue new technologies.

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The work involves “molecular assessment sensing technologies for individuals in operational environments for improved human performance and protection in real-time capabilities.”

The idea is to work with the Air Force Research Laboratory to help airmen do their jobs more effectively.

“This is an exciting win for UES, allowing us to continue our work in integrative health and human performance research,” Stephaney Shanks, who will lead the effort for UES, said in a release from the company.

The work will provide UES and the Air Force the opportunity to develop critical sensing and assessment solutions, UES said.

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“We’re honored to be a trusted partner in this effort,” said Nina Joshi, chief executive of UES.

Founded in 1973, UES has spearheaded research and development that involves both licensing Air Force technologies for commercial use and inventing new technologies for the Air Force.

UES has about 300 Dayton-area employees.

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