CSRA explores human-machine interaction to enhance Air Force capabilities

CSRA Inc. (NYSE: CSRA) has received a contract to support the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) in conducting human-centered research and development to improve and protect mission-critical processes and tools used by airmen, the company said.

The single-award contract is valued at USD7.5 million over a six-year period.

CSRA´s team of scientists and engineers will assist AFRL in conducting research to further understand how humans interact with technology and how the interaction is influenced by trust. CSRA will help design and execute research consisting of both laboratory and field studies. The results of the research will provide an increased understanding of how technologies and user interfaces should be designed in the future to improve tool safety and performance.

CSRA Inc. (NYSE: CSRA) is a provider of next-generation IT solutions and professional services to government organizations.