(San Antonio, Texas, October 14, 2008) -- EADS North America Defense Security and Systems Solutions, Inc. has won the multi-year Information Assurance and Assessment contract from the United States Air Force Communications Agency (AFCA).
EADS North America Defense Security and Systems Solutions in conjunction with EDS will provide support in three Information Assurance (IA) functional areas: IT Security Assessment/Certification and Accreditation, Information Assurance Assessment Program (IAAP) and Air Force IA Policy and Procedures.
The contract's award and start date was on September 30 and is valued at $14.0 million.
"Our IA services assist the Air Force community in fielding systems so that they pose a minimal risk to the Air Force networks and to the Global Information Grid" said Johnnie Hernandez, Chairman, President and CEO of EADS North America Defense Security and Systems Solutions. "We have a long history and strong working relationship with the Air Force Communications Agency. Our efforts on their behalf will showcase the talents and strong technical skills of our employees as we embark on this endeavor."