Engility bags US Air Force’s cyber security and information systems contract

3 December 2015 (Last Updated December 3rd, 2015 18:30)

Engility has secured part of a $5bn cyber security and information systems support multiple-award, indefinite-delivery / indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract from the US Air Force.

Engility has secured part of a $5bn cyber security and information systems support multiple-award, indefinite-delivery / indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract from the US Air Force.

The contract will require the company to provide research, development, and test and evaluation within the areas of cyber security, software analysis, information assurance, knowledge management and information sharing, and modeling and simulation over the next five years.

Engility president and CEO Tony Smeraglinolo said: "We look forward to the opportunity to further serve and support the Defense Department's cyber market space.

"This award will allow Engility to further leverage its cyber security capabilities and deepen our penetration into this critical market."

"This award will allow Engility to further leverage its cyber security capabilities and deepen our penetration into this critical market."

In November, Engility was contracted to provide and support advanced technical communications systems for the US Northern Command (USNORTHCOM).

The $49m contract will see the firm support USNORTHCOM's deployable communications capabilities system (DCCS) umbrella project.

Engility will be providing full system lifecycle support, including capability design, solutions development, engineering, systems modifications, technical refresh, training and repair for a period of three years.

USNORTHCOM serves the Department of Defense, civil first responders, homeland defense operations and disaster relief activities.

Engility will also be providing systems engineering and integration (SE&I) for the US Air Force Global Positioning Systems (GPS) Directorate, as part of a $67m contract it won in July.

Work under this contract will be performed at Los Angeles Air Force Base under cost-plus-fixed-fee and firm-fixed-price components.