Mobius Parsons Solutions (MPS) Joint Venture (JV) has secured a $567m award from the US Missile Defense Agency (MDA).
A partnership between Parsons and Mobius Consulting, MPS will support the Technical, Engineering, Advisory, and Management Support (TEAMS)-Next Systems Test Support contract for MDA.
The award has a base period of three years, with one three-year option. It also has an additional six-month option period.
Parsons missile defence and C5ISR business unit executive vice-president Mike Dewitz said: “With continuously evolving threats around the world, we strive to advance MDA’s mission to defend the United States and our allies by providing overarching testing support for an integrated, layered Missile Defense System.
“Our support on the TEAMS Next contract aligns with our commitment to stay ahead of threats to secure our nation and promote a safer world.”
Parsons will provide support for the MDA’s test enterprise that includes flight, cyber and ground testing, drills and exercises foreign test support, ground testing, and key organisational test support.
The agency’s test lifecycle execution and responsibilities will be supported by Parsons through a range of functions such as planning, development, analysis, evaluation, execution and sustainment.
Parsons has been collaborating with MDA for the past 40 years.
The company has set up a ‘mentor-protégé’ relationship with Mobius Consulting. This was established under the Small Business Administration (SBA) All Small Mentor-Protégé program (MPP).
Earlier this month, Parsons closed the purchase of digital security firm BlackHorse Solutions in an ‘accretive deal’ worth $203m.