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March 22, 2017

MacB wins contract to support air force equipment management system in US

MacAulay-Brown (MacB) has received a contract to support the air force equipment management system (AFEMS) of the US Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC).

MacAulay-Brown (MacB) has received a contract to support the air force equipment management system (AFEMS) of the US Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC).

Valued at $25m, the information technology solutions contract was awarded to support the operations and maintenance of the Acquisition Category III AFEMS programme.

MacB Advanced Technology Group senior vice-president and general manager Tim Lawrence said: “Our team’s expertise ensures continued compliance with the risk management framework, critical cybersecurity requirements, and financial improvement audit readiness (FIAR) specifications that will allow AFEMS to continue to operate as a trusted system.”

"Valued at $25m, the information technology solutions contract was awarded to support the operations and maintenance of the Acquisition Category III AFEMS programme."

The AFEMS is a suite of software systems that allows the air force and other government agencies to manage and prioritise air force equipment buys and budgets.

The application is used in support of critical warfighter missions, MacB stated.

Currently, AFEMS supports more than 3,000 air force users across the world that use a variety of technologies ranging from mainframe systems to mid-tier infrastructures.

Work under the contract will be performed at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton.

The AFLCMC is responsible for total life cycle management of air force weapon systems. Its tasks include acquiring and supporting warwinning aircraft, engines, munitions, electronics, and cyber weapon systems and sub-systems.

It comprises 77 geographic locations, ten Programme Executive Officer (PEO) directorates, 14 functional and execution support directorates, two Air Base Organizations, and numerous other support organisations.

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