Clearwater tech company gets cut of nearly $1 billion defense contract


    A Tampa Bay area company will be using its technology as part of a nearly billion-dollar defense deal.

    Equitus Corp., a Clearwater-based technology company with a focus on the defense industry, will take part in a $979 million contract awarded to its client, Virginia-based Peraton. Peraton was one of the companies that won the bid for the contract and will be using Equitus’ technology to complete the contract order.