Altamira Technologies has been awarded an $18 million system engineering contract to support U.S. intelligence agencies.

Altamira will provide "full lifecycle engineering, development, and sustainment of a mission critical system supporting the U.S. intelligence community," according to a company news release.

"As part of the integrated ecosystem of Altamira Labs, Altamira's innovative Software Development Center (SDC) was a key differentiator in their approach to addressing the Agency's critical need for mission system support," the company said. "Altamira's dedicated SDC represents a paradigm shift from the legacy mindset of problem-solving that will lead to advanced solutions for the intelligence community."