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US Army contracts ManTech for software and systems engineering services

23 November 2012

ManTech International has been awarded a contract for the delivery of software and systems engineering services (SSES) to the US Army's Communications-Electronics Command Life Cycle Management Command (CECOM LCMC) Software Engineering Center (SEC).

With a value of $7bn, the multiple-award indefinite-delivery indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract features two-years of base performance, one two-year option, as well as an additional one-year option.

The company will use its Agile software development processes, CMMI Maturity Level 3 development rating, rapid prototyping capabilities, and cyber and information assurance toolsets to provide wide range of support services to the SEC.

"ManTech's use of Agile methodologies has enabled us to increase productivity by as much as 67% and cut project costs by 49%."

ManTech Technical Services group president and chief operating officer Louis Addeo said the company would deliver SSES and other capabilities to the SEC in support of troops.

"ManTech's use of Agile methodologies has enabled us to increase productivity by as much as 67% and cut project costs by 49%," Addeo added.

Under the contract, ManTech will provide scientific, systems engineering, and software engineering technical services to help support the SEC's troops, enterprise services and business mission areas.

Services to be provided by the company will support multiple specific functional areas, including communications, intelligence fusion, avionics, command and control, business applications, financial management and fire support.

The majority of contracted work will be carried out at the army's Aberdeen Proving Ground in Maryland, US, while support will also be provided upon requirements at other military sites throughout the US and worldwide.

SEC provides systems and software engineering and scientific support for a wide variety of US Army and Department of Defense (DoD) customers across the country.