Pepper P/Roy M
Let's see...from my understanding between my world and the one of our Vegas counterparts, it's very similar to the World War I era. Though, where your technology flourished, we studied alchemy. There are many things about our technology that seem behind, according to other intel I've received recently, but our alchemy more than makes up for it.
DOD contracts? I'm afraid I'm unfamiliar with the term. It would seem our militaries are quite different from each other.