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Sotera Continues its Support of NRL Acoustics Research

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:    December 12, 2011


HERNDON, Va., December 12, 2011 Sotera Defense Solutions (Sotera), a provider of mission-critical, technology-based systems, solutions and services for national security agencies and programs of the U.S. government, was recently awarded a contract to continue its support of the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) in Washington, D.C.  The $6 million, one-year contract includes 4 option years which if exercised will increase the total contract value to $34 million.

Under the contract which is part of the Laboratory and At Sea Based Acoustic Techniques program, Sotera will support the Physical Acoustics Branch in its theoretical and experimental studies of acousto-elastic systems. Much of the branch's work is directed towards developing advanced techniques in antisubmarine warfare and mine countermeasures.

Sotera President & CEO John Hillen commented on the contract, “As a longtime mission partner of the NRL we have leveraged our C4ISR and mission systems expertise to support the valuable research done by the organization. We are pleased to further our commitment to help the NRL design and deploy critical systems that enhance the capabilities of our U.S. military.”

About Sotera Defense Solutions, Inc.
Sotera Defense Solutions, Inc. (Sotera) is an agile, mid-sized national security technology company that delivers innovative systems, solutions and services in support of the critical missions of the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security and federal law enforcement agencies charged with ensuring the safety and security of our nation. Sotera provides essential counterterrorism, cyber operations, intelligence, C4ISR and force mobility solutions to our customers throughout the national security community.  Learn more about Sotera at

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