COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., April 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Vectrus Systems Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Vectrus, Inc. (NYSE: VEC), has been awarded a telecommunications contract for the U.S. Air Forces in Europe (USAFE) worth nearly $12 million. The newly named Enterprise Legacy Voice and Information System (ELVIS) contract, a re-compete of the USAFE Communications Support Contract (UCSC), was awarded by the U.S. Air Force Installation Contracting Agency (AFICA), Ramstein AB, Germany, and includes base and option periods that will run from October 2016 through March 2021.
"We are pleased to be selected as the ELVIS provider and look forward to continuing our nearly 20 year relationship with Air Force communications customers," said Ken Hunzeker, CEO of Vectrus. "Our customers at strategic locations in Europe and Asia rely on Vectrus not only for facilities and infrastructure support services, but IT and network solutions as well. We plan to leverage our existing geographic footprint in order to expand our IT and network services business while providing more value to our customers."
The contract provides for integrated and reliable command and control, intelligence, and deployable communications support to manned and unmanned Air Force sites in Belgium, Germany, United Kingdom and Turkey. The work includes such tasks as operations and maintenance for secret and non-secure Internet protocol router networks (SIPRNet/NIPRNet), local area network and communications security administration, telephone maintenance, Armed Forces Network support, and command and control switching system services.
"Winning the ELVIS re-compete is demonstrative of our ability to offer customers valuable IT and network solutions at a compelling price, and we look forward to building on this success," said Chico Moline, Vectrus vice president for IT and Network Communication Services. "We are looking forward to extending our great relationship with our USAFE customer by providing timely and affordable secure communications and IT support for their critical missions in the region."
Vectrus is a leading, global government services company with a history in the services market that dates back more than 70 years. The company provides infrastructure asset management, information technology and network communication services, and logistics and supply chain management services to U.S. government customers around the world. Vectrus is differentiated by operational excellence, superior program performance, a history of long-term customer relationships, and a strong commitment to their mission success. Vectrus is headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colo., and includes more than 6,000 employees spanning 132 locations in 18 countries. In 2015, Vectrus generated sales of $1.2 billion. For more information, visit our website at http://www.vectrus.com or connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube.