Joint Artificial Intelligence Center (JAIC) Test and Evaluation (T&E) Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) is a contract vehicle managed by the JAIC that provides a streamlined process for the Department of Defense (DoD) and US Federal Government to access a wide range of testing and evaluation services related to artificial intelligence (AI) development.


The JAIC T&E BPA includes a range of services related to testing and evaluation of AI technologies, including:

  • Test planning and execution
  • Evaluation of AI performance and capability
  • Test instrumentation and data collection
  • Modeling and simulation
  • Cybersecurity and vulnerability assessments
  • Independent verification and validation

Period of Performance and Ceiling Amount

  • The ceiling amount of the JAIC T&E BPA is $249 million.
  • Base period is March 11, 2022, to March 10, 2027

Types of Orders

The JAIC T&E BPA supports the procurement of a range of testing and evaluation services related to AI development, including those listed above.

Benefits of the JAIC T&E

The JAIC T&E BPA offers numerous benefits to the Department of Defense, including:

  • A streamlined process for procuring testing and evaluation services related to AI development
  • Access to a wide range of services related to test planning and execution, performance evaluation, and cybersecurity assessments
  • A focus on ensuring the reliability and effectiveness of AI technologies
  • A commitment to promoting collaboration and partnerships with industry, academia, and other government agencies
  • A strong emphasis on cybersecurity and vulnerability assessments to identify and mitigate potential threats to AI technologies
  • A track record of success in delivering high-quality testing and evaluation services to the DoD


T&E Director: Rick Finn | rfinn@bcmcgroup.com