CHANTILLY, Va., March 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Defense Threat Reduction Agency has awarded TASC, Inc. an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide advisory and assistance services to the Combat Support and Nuclear Support Directorates of the DTRA Operations Enterprise. The single award contract is valued at $97 million over five years. TASC will focus on contingency planning for weapons of mass destruction and the safety, security and effectiveness of the U.S. nuclear deterrent.
"Possession of WMD and nuclear capability by hostile nations and terrorists is one of the greatest threats to the United States," says Pamela Drew, senior vice president of Enterprise Solutions at TASC. "TASC has supported DTRA and its predecessors for nearly 40 years. This long history positions TASC well to continue to provide DTRA and the nation with the best possible CBRNE program support."
Under the contract, TASC will support directorate leadership, consequence management, contingency operations and the Defense Threat Reduction University. TASC will also support nuclear programs and stockpile operations to help ensure the effectiveness of the U.S. nuclear deterrent.
"From our long partnership with DTRA, we have a clear understanding of DTRA's mission to reduce the threat of WMD and nuclear attack," says Buz Gibson, vice president of DTRA Programs at TASC. "We are proud to be part of the team that makes our world safer."
To meet the program objectives, TASC has assembled an expert team from seven subcontractors: Analytic Services, Inc. (ANSER); ARServices, Limited; A-T Solutions; Dynamis, Inc.; URS Group, Inc.; Universal Solutions International, Inc.; and Watermark Risk Management International, LLC. Work under the contract will be performed at Fort Belvoir, VA, Kirkland AFB, NM, and the Pentagon.
Founded in 1966, TASC, Inc., is a leading provider of advanced systems engineering, integration and decision-support services to the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense and civilian agencies of the federal government. With more than 5,000 employees in 40 locations, TASC generates $1.5 billion in annual revenue. For more information and career opportunities, visit our website at www.tasc.com.
Media Contact: Christine Nyirjesy Bragale, TASC Public Relations Manager, Christine.Bragale@TASC.com, (703) 653-5996.
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