Perspecta to provide cyber electronic warfare support to US Army

9 May 2019 (Last Updated May 9th, 2019 09:44)

US Government services provider Perspecta has been selected to deliver cyber electronic warfare support to the US Army Program Executive Office for Intelligence, Electronic Warfare, and Sensors (PEO IEW&S) under the R4 programme.

Perspecta to provide cyber electronic warfare support to US Army
Perspecta has been selected to provide cyber electronic warfare support to the US Army Program Executive Office for Intelligence, Electronic Warfare, and Sensors. Credit: Army University Press.

US Government services provider Perspecta has been selected to deliver cyber electronic warfare support to the US Army Program Executive Office for Intelligence, Electronic Warfare, and Sensors (PEO IEW&S) under the R4 programme.

R4 is a ten-year indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity multiple-award contract with a ceiling value of $982m.

Under the R4 programme, Perspecta will develop and deploy a suite of non-kinetic cyber electronic warfare capabilities to support the army’s cyber-electromagnetic activities (CEMA) mission, a critical component of the army’s multi-domain warfare strategy.

The company will also integrate deep signals intelligence (SIGINT), wireless, and big data expertise into the services and solutions.

Perspecta president and chief executive officer Mac Curtis said: “It is no question that in order for our armed forces to maintain their dominance, they need to ensure they are providing the strongest, most advanced cyber capabilities to its warfighters.

“The US Government services provider has prime positions on cyberspace operations support programmes at the US Army Cyber Command and USCYBERCOM.”

“As a leader in cyberspace operations and innovative cyber research and development, we look forward to working closely with our army customer to strengthen their position in the cyber battlespace.”

Perspecta will use a combination of developmental, operational and research capabilities, along with a team of partner companies, to deliver solutions that will enable the army to dominate the modern battlefield.

The US Government services provider has prime positions on cyberspace operations support programmes at the US Army Cyber Command and USCYBERCOM. The company is also a leading cyber research and development partner supporting the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.

Perspecta offers a diverse set of capabilities to US Government customers in defence, intelligence, civilian, healthcare, state and local markets.

The company has more than 260 issued, licensed and pending patents. It offers mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations. The company’s team not only executes the mission but also builds and supports the backbone that enables the mission.