Engility to provide professional engineering services to US DoD

28 February 2017 (Last Updated February 28th, 2017 18:30)

US company Engility Holdings has secured a $240m contract to provide professional engineering services to the US Department of Defense (DoD).

US company Engility Holdings has secured a $240m contract to provide professional engineering services to the US Department of Defense (DoD).

The indefinite delivery / indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract covers statutory and regulatory policy, specialty engineering, guidance and human capital functions.

Engility is one of the three companies that were awarded positions on the Professional Engineering Services IDIQ.

In addition, the company has received a task order worth $42m with the DoD.

The task order received by the company will assist the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) / Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Systems Engineering (DASD(SE)) to develop, update and communicate the policy and guidance used for DoD-wide systems engineering acquisition.

"Our team will help DoD clients address cyber-security in areas like hardware, software, firmware and supply chain vulnerabilities."

Under the order, the team from Engility will also have to carry out strategic studies in areas that include software assurance, cyber-security, and trusted and assured microelectronics.

Engility chief executive officer Lynn Dugle said: “The cyber components of this win continue to position Engility as a leader in this critical capability.

“Our team will help DoD clients address cyber-security in areas like hardware, software, firmware and supply chain vulnerabilities.

“We have a long-standing relationship with the DASD(SE), and we value the opportunity to partner with them on reducing the risks to our nation’s largest defence platforms.”

The company will also have to provide the DoD with services based on digital engineering, reliability and maintainability, modular open systems architectures, anti-tamper / anti-counterfeit, manufacturing, value engineering, programme protection, and human-systems interfaces.

The $42m task order has a base of nine months with four one-year option periods.