Telos has been selected as one of the prime contractors for the US Air Force’s (USAF) Network-Centric Solutions-2 (NETCENTS-2) network operations and infrastructure solutions contract.

Awarded by the NETCENTS-2 Program Office, Business and Enterprise Systems Directorate, Maxwell Air Force Base Gunter Annex, the contract has a maximum potential value of $5.8b to all 12 awardees, and has a three-year base performance period with four one-year options.

In addition to this, the task orders can extend three years beyond the last day of the ordering period.

The multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (ID/IQ) Network Operations and Infrastructure Solutions contract is one of seven contract categories included in the overall NETCENTS-2 acquisition cycle.

Telos senior vice-president and Cyber Operations and Defense general manager Brendan Malloy said the company has been serving the US Government under the original NETCENTS contract since 2004.

"We’ve brought together a stellar team of solution providers to continue that effort under this new award," Malloy said.

"The company will compete for task orders to provide network operations, infrastructure and service-oriented architecture solutions."

Under the contract, to the USAF and throughout the Department of Defense (DoD) agencies at locations inside the contiguous US, outside the contiguous US, and in theatre.

The services and solutions provided under the contract are expected to support command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance (C4ISR) mission capabilities across the globe.

Specifically, the latest contract seeks to provide solutions to support network operations, core enterprise services and infrastructure development and operations, network management/defence, services oriented architecture infrastructure, enterprise level security/management and implementation/operations, telephony infrastructure and services.

Other prime contractors include Centech Group, Epsilon Systems Solutions, Smartronix, SMS Data Products Group, Indus, Technica, Sumaria Systems, Beavercreek, American Systems, STG and MicroTechnologies.

Defence Technology