FAIRFAX, Va., June 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Salient CRGT, Inc., a leading provider of worldwide training development and delivery, Agile software development, data analytics, mobility, cyber security, and infrastructure solutions, today announced a prime contract award, to provide education and training support services and manage a state-of-the-art operational, cleared facility, supporting the space acquisition mission of the Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) University (SMCU). This five-year effort is valued at approximately $4.5 million.
The SMC, a subordinate unit of Air Force Space Command, is the center of technical excellence for developing, acquiring, fielding and sustaining military space systems. The center is responsible for on-orbit check-out, testing, sustainment and maintenance of military satellite constellations and other Department of Defense space systems. The SMC University's mission – established in 2010 – is to mature, develop, train, and educate the SMC workforce in support of its space acquisition mission.
Salient CRGT will continue supporting the SMC University, providing classroom instruction, computer-based training, course development, video teleconferencing and video services, and consulting services to the SMC workforce to create a well-trained workforce. Salient CRGT's role has been to deliver courses to its people; to educate and train them to acquire systems; to develop each person to his/her fullest capability; and to develop men and women into the future leaders of the organization, the Air Force, and the nation's space acquisition mission.
"We are very proud to continue our partnership with the Space and Missile Systems Center University to help provide the nation with its superior space capabilities," says Brad Antle, CEO of Salient CRGT. "This effort is more than a training project. We assist the SMC University by providing end-to-end education services to better serve the Air Force creating a well-trained workforce in a state-of-the-art facility."
This award was through Salient SGIS, a wholly owned subsidiary of Salient CRGT.
About Salient CRGT
Salient CRGT provides Agile software development, data analytics, mobility, cyber security and infrastructure solutions. We support these core capabilities with full lifecycle IT services and training—to help our customers meet critical goals for pivotal missions. We are purpose built for IT transformation supporting federal civilian, defense, homeland, and intelligence agencies, as well as Fortune 1000 companies. We use the most innovative talent delivery model in the industry, scientifically providing exactly the right people for the customers' most pressing requirements. Salient CRGT has earned a record of success with integration and operations of large‐scale, high‐volume solutions. On September 15, 2015, Salient and CRGT announced closing of the merger transactions – visit newsroom. For additional information on Salient and CRGT, visit www.salientcrgt.com
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