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Tigua Inc. Awarded Contract with U.S. Naval Observatory for Precision Timekeeping and Astronomical Support

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – 30 August 2023 – Tigua Inc. announced today that it has been awarded an $88 million, five-year contract by the United States Naval Observatory (USNO), marking the largest single award in Tigua’s history. The USNO serves as the official source of time for the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and as a time standard for the entire U.S., recognized globally as the paramount authority on spatial and temporal reference frames.

“We are deeply honored to receive this pivotal contract, underscoring a landmark moment in Tigua's journey. This substantial trust placed in us by USNO is a testament to our commitment and expertise in the field,” commented Peter Banfield, Chief Operating Officer of Tigua Inc.

Since 2018, Tigua Technology Services has provided expert support to the USNO. Our skilled professionals and commitment to excellence advance scientific knowledge and technological reliability, aligning with USNO’s strategic objectives. Our contributions range from the innovative design and development of navigation systems to ensuring accuracy in timekeeping solutions. We offer detailed observations and data analysis in astronomical studies, and our dedication to metrology and calibration guarantees industry-leading consistency and traceability. As we continue to drive scientific breakthroughs, our commitment to supporting the USNO’s mission remains unwavering, consistently offering vital services to the U.S. Navy, DoD, and the broader scientific community.

About Tigua Inc.

Tigua Inc. leverages its expertise and advanced technology to serve enterprise and mission customers, contributing to national security missions and government transformation across defense, intelligence, and civilian sectors. Our focus is on delivering exceptional and innovative solutions for complex challenges. With a wide spectrum of services spanning design, construction, engineering, and manufacturing, we provide comprehensive support throughout the entire project lifecycle.

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