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Air Force awards Network Centric Solutions comm contract

Technica Corporation secured a $224 million Network Centric Solutions–2 (NETCENTS-2) Network Operations Small Business task order by the U.S. Air Force. The Virginia-based company will manage all communications networks and information technology services for the Air Force’s 844th Communications Group and National Military Command Center, which ensures an uninterrupted communication link for and technological support within the National Capital Region..

“Technica will maintain, manage and integrate over 600 systems that support the communications of more than 10,000 mission critical users in the AFNCR,” said Technica President and Chief Executive Officer Miguel Collado. “Our 20 years of experience with the Defense Information Systems Agency and DoD programs positions us as a trusted advisor and an expert in supporting extensive network operations.”

Terms include planning and implementation of the Joint Information Environment enterprise initiatives; data center and infrastructure consolidation, modernization and customization; and improving cyber posture and delivery of information for senior DOD leaders.

 The company, which specializes in systems engineering and cybersecurity, will support the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Joint Chiefs of Staff, Headquarters Air Force, the Pentagon, Joint Base Andrews, Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, and other U.S. Air Force sites within a 300 mile radius.

 The contract has a base year value of nearly $41 million plus four option years with a total contract value of $224 million. After last month’s $22 million contract, the company has scored three NETCENTS-2 contracts, the first of which was signed last year.

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Tim Broderick is a freelance writer for Defense Systems.

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