Technica secures $224m global communications contract from USAF


Technica has received a NETCENTS – 2 Network Operations Small Business task order from the US Air Force (USAF) to support global communications.

Valued at $224m, the contract requires the company to manage all communications networks and information technology services for the USAF's 844th Communications Group and National Military Command Center (NMCC).

Under the contract, Technica will support the Air Force District of Washington’s no-fail mission in support of the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Joint Chiefs of Staff, Headquarters Air Force, the Pentagon, Joint Base Andrews, Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, and other USAF sites within a 300 mile radius, plus Ottawa, Canada.

"Technica will maintain, manage and integrate more than 600 systems that support the communications of more than 10,000 mission critical users in the AFNCR."

Technica president and CEO Miguel Collado said: “Our 20 years of experience with the Defense Information Systems Agency and Department of Defense (DoD) programmes positions us as a trusted advisor and an expert in supporting extensive network operations.”

The contract covers mission-critical communications systems engineering; enhanced IT services; strategic planning; and innovation which includes planning and implementation of the Joint Information Environment enterprise initiatives; data centre and infrastructure consolidation, modernisation and customisation; and improving cyber posture and delivery of information for senior DoD leaders.

Technica will maintain, manage and integrate more than 600 systems that support the communications of more than 10,000 mission critical users in the AFNCR.