NXT-ID has revealed that its subsidiary, 3D-ID, has been named as an official contractor for the biometrics technology portion of a recently awarded engineering contract from the US army.3D-ID will be part of “Team Battelle” in a recently awarded TIES (Technical Information Engineering Services) Unrestricted Suite Contract from the Department of the Army.The firm has developed a suite of 3D facial recognition products developed for government, law enforcement and security agencies.Gino Pereira, Chief Executive Officer said, “We are very proud to be part of Team Battelle and contributing our expertise in biometric technologies. This award is the culmination of two years hard work by many parties involved. Although the Company's primary focus has been on our biometric smart wallet, the Wocket, currently being shipped to our pre-order customers, we have continued to develop opportunities for our core biometric products. We look forward to supporting Battelle on future task orders. “The contracts were awarded on 08 May 2015, and include nine total awardees. The estimated total contract value of the entire TIES program is $994M. This IDIQ contract will be Task Order driven and Task Orders under the Unrestricted Suite will be issued on a Full and Open Competition Basis among all nine Awardees.The work conducted under TIES will span multiple areas of interest supporting the Information and Intelligence (I2WD) mission including Biometric Enabled Intelligence (BEI). I2WD is the Intelligence and Information Warfare Directorate which is part of the US Army's Communication's-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center (CERDEC).