GREENBELT, Md., July 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- SGT, Inc., a leading provider of Engineering, Science, Project Management, and Information Technology services, today announced that the Department of Interior has awarded SGT the Technical Support Services Contract (TSSC). This contract supports the United States Geological Survey (USGS) Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
The EROS Data Center processes and distributes data from Landsat and other Earth observing satellites, as well as other forms of geographic information. As one of the largest civilian data centers, the EROS Data Center manages and maintains a national archive of remotely sensed data and scientific information that is used for land management, energy, mineral, and water resources applications. Under the TSSC Contract, SGT will provide scientific, engineering, and technical support for data reception, processing, archiving, distribution, and research of remotely sensed data and other forms of geographic information, in support of the National Satellite Land Remote Sensing Data Archive.
"We are pleased to have been awarded the TSSC follow-on contract," commented SGT President Kam Ghaffarian. "SGT remains fully committed to partnering with the EROS Data Center in support of its important mission and objectives."
TSSC is a 5 year Task Order Contract with a maximum contract value of $300M.
SGT, Inc. is privately held and headquartered in Greenbelt, MD, USA. SGT, Inc. provides aerospace engineering, earth and planetary science modeling and analysis, information systems, mission and operational support and technical services to NASA, NOAA, USGS, DOD, and various other government and commercial organizations.
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