QinetiQ North America Awarded Tactical Communications and Services Contract at Department of Homeland Security

Jun 12, 2012, 08:00 ET from QinetiQ North America

MCLEAN, Va., June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- QinetiQ North America announced today it was awarded the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Tactical Communications and Services contract for installation, operations and maintenance of tactical communication systems. 

QinetiQ North America is one of 11 primes in the Operations and Maintenance Services Unrestricted category (Technical Category 4). The contract is sponsored by DHS and is available to other federal civilian agencies, including the Departments of Justice and the Interior, the State Department and the White House Communications Agency.

Under the contract, QinetiQ North America will offer Land Mobile Radio and Voice over Internet Protocol network maintenance and support to DHS and its 22 bureau directorates, as well as other federal agencies.  

"QinetiQ North America has deep domain expertise in tactical communications solutions and extensive experience supporting the mission-critical needs of DHS," said John Sutton, executive vice president and general manager of QinetiQ North America's Mission and Information Solutions business unit. "We look forward to meeting the mission-critical tactical communications requirements of DHS as they expand their communications capabilities across the country."

The indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract has a two-year base and three one-year options with a total ceiling value of $3 billion.

QinetiQ North America is a world leader in technology, services, and solutions that meet mission-critical challenges in defense, national security, and commercial markets.

About QinetiQ North America

QinetiQ North America (QNA) is a subsidiary of QinetiQ Group plc, the FTSE250 company listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE: QQ.L). Operating in North America, QNA delivers world-class technology, responsive services, and innovative solutions for global markets, focusing on US government and commercial customers. Its engineers, scientists and other professionals deliver high quality products and services that leverage detailed mission knowledge and proven, reliable tools and methodologies to meet the rapidly changing demands of national defense, homeland security and information assurance customers. QNA is headquartered in McLean, Virginia. For more information visit www.qinetiq-na.com and join our conversation at www.facebook.com/qinetiqna.

Michael Rudd, Boscobel (for QinetiQ North America, Inc.)

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