MCLEAN, Va., June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- QinetiQ North America today announced that the United States Marine Corps has awarded the company a Task Order valued at $7.4 million to provide engineering and scientific support services to the Marine Air-Ground Task Force (MAGTF) Command and Control Systems (MC2S) program management office and the Digital Fires and Situational Awareness (DFSA) program management office of Product Group 11, Marine Corps Systems Command (MARCORSYSCOM). The task order was awarded under MARCORSYSCOM's Commercial Enterprise Omnibus Support Services (CEOss) Blanket Purchase Agreement.
This firm-fixed-price MC2S/DFSA Task Order is for $7.4 million over the one-year base period with two one-year options. Under the Task Order, QinetiQ North America will provide a broad range of engineering, acquisition, logistics, and programmatic support services across virtually all Ground Combat Element (GCE) and MAGTF level command and control programs fielded by the Marine Corps.
"We are honored by this opportunity to continue providing integrated support solutions to the MC2S and DFSA programs," said Mike Berigan, senior vice president, QinetiQ North America. "We have the right team, with experience in engineering and acquisition 'blocking and tackling' and operational perspective needed to help program managers for MC2S and DFSA put relevant and timely command and control capabilities into the hands of our Marines."
Berigan added that QinetiQ North America is the highest volume provider of engineering and scientific support services to MARCORSYSCOM. The company also provides extensive support to Product Groups 10, 11, 12, 15, 16, Deputy Commander for Systems Engineering, Interoperability, Architectures & Technology (SIAT), and Program Executive Officer Land Systems. QinetiQ North America has provided support to MARCORSYSCOM for more than 14 years.
According to Berigan, work on this new MC2S/DFSA Task Order will take place in Quantico and Stafford, Va., with completion of the "base" tasks scheduled for December 2011.
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QinetiQ North America delivers world-class technology, responsive services, and innovative solutions for global markets, focusing on US government and commercial customers. More than 6,100 QinetiQ North America 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. Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, QinetiQ North America had annual revenues of more than $1 billion in the fiscal year that ended March 31, 2010. QinetiQ North America is part of QinetiQ Group PLC (LSE:QQ). For more information, please visit www.QinetiQ-NA.com.
Michael Rudd, Boscobel (for QinetiQ North America, Inc.)
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