$362M award to provide triple the Special Ops aid
DOD awards three contractors five-year IDIQs to boost delivery, performance of specialty services
- By David Hubler
- Jul 15, 2011
The Defense Department has awarded three well-known government contractors five-year contracts worth a total of $362 million for IT assistance, according to a July 14 DOD announcement.
Booz Allen Hamilton Inc., Dell Services Federal Government and DRS Technical Services Inc., were each awarded indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity Special Operations Forces IT Enterprise Contracts, known as SITEC, in support of the U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM).
The contractors will assist the government in performing the daily operations necessary to facilitate the Special Operations Command's ability to effectively and efficiently optimize delivery and performance of specialty services to sustain and maintain USSOCOM's global enterprise IT specialty services environment, the DOD announcement said.
The work will be performed primarily at MacDill AFB, Fla., with limited work in and outside the United States.
The U.S. Special Operations Command is the contracting activity.
David Hubler is the former print managing editor for GCN and senior editor for Washington Technology. He is freelance writer living in Annandale, Va.