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ManTech Awarded $6.2 Million Task to Support Counter-Narcotics Operations in Colombia

Dépèche transmise le 23 février 2011 par Business Wire

ManTech Awarded $6.2 Million Task to Support Counter-Narcotics Operations in Colombia

ManTech Awarded $6.2 Million Task to Support Counter-Narcotics Operations in Colombia

FAIRFAX, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ManTech International Corporation (NASDAQ:MANT) (www.mantech.com), a leading provider of innovative technologies and solutions for mission-critical national security programs, announced today that the company received a task order under its Strategic Services Sourcing (S3) prime contract to support the operations of the U.S. Military Group Colombia and the AFSOUTH Air Operations Coordination Cell (AAOCC) in Colombia. The award is valued at $6.2 million, with an initial period of performance of 12 months plus two additional option years.

“We are proud to be selected to play a part in the U.S. counter-narcotics mission”

Under the contract, ManTech will provide a bilingual team to support communications to U.S. air assets conducting counter-narcotics operations in Colombian air space. The team will help coordinate diplomatic clearance for U.S. air assets, support air operations planning and support the U.S. Military Group Colombia with technical and security assistance advice, strategic planning and coordination for institutional strengthening initiatives in Colombia.

The AAOCC coordinates U.S. counter-narcotics air activities and assists with the transfer of information on counter-narcotics-related flights to the Colombian armed forces.

“We are proud to be selected to play a part in the U.S. counter-narcotics mission,” said Louis M. Addeo, president and chief operating officer of ManTech’s Technical Services Group. “Colombia is a prominent positioning point to battle the illegal drug trade that enters the United States. ManTech’s extensive experience supporting U.S. military forces overseas combined with our real-time surveillance and communications experience enables us to provide effective support to the counter-narcotics effort.”

About ManTech International Corporation

Headquartered in Fairfax, Va., with more than 10,000 professionals in 40 countries around the world, ManTech is a leading provider of innovative technologies and solutions for mission-critical national security programs for the intelligence community; the departments of Defense, State, Homeland Security and Justice, including the Federal Bureau of Investigation; the space community; the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; and other U.S. federal government customers. ManTech's expertise includes systems engineering, systems integration, enterprise architecture, cyber security, information assurance, intelligence operations and analysis support, network and critical infrastructure protection, information operations and information warfare support, information technology, communications integration, global logistics and supply chain management, and service-oriented architectures. Additional information on ManTech can be found at www.mantech.com.

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