Information solutions and services provider CACI International has been awarded a task order to support US Africa Command (AFRICOM).
The six-year order has a maximum value of around $249m.
Under the single-award task order, the company will be responsible for offering ‘high-level mission expertise’, including operations, planning, and training to AFRICOM, as well as its component commands and partners.
The combatant command will receive support from CACI in planning and executing peacetime, crisis and contingency operations.
The company will make use of collaboration tools and techniques in order to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the assistance being offered.
Assistance will also be provided by CACI to enhance AFRICOM’s communications and decision-making skills.
Overall, CACI through the task order will support the command in mission execution improvement, lower costs and minimise operational risks.
CACI executive chairman and chairman of the board Dr JP London said: “CACI is ready to support all of our national security customers, including AFRICOM, in their missions of protecting and advancing US interests at home and abroad.”
Work under the contract will be carried out by CACI experts at AFRICOM headquarters in Germany and across Africa.
The company will leverage its professional, technical, and theatre expertise to deliver the work in this task order. It has experience in executing similar military support programmes.
CACI president and CEO John Mengucci said: “This contract represents new business for our company with a new customer, demonstrating CACI is prepared to support US service members around the globe.”