CACI to Provide Engineering and Logistics Support to the JPEO-CBD
- New Work Will Support Development and Fielding of Chemical and Biological Defense Equipment to Protect U.S. Armed Forces
CACI International Inc (NYSE:CACI) announced today that it has been awarded a prime position on the Engineering-Technical and Logistics Domains of the Omnibus Program Engineering and Technical Support (OPETS) contract. CACI will support development and fielding of chemical and biological defense materiel for the Department of Defense (DoD) Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical and Biological Defense (JPEO-CBD). With a ceiling value of approximately $40 million for each of the two domains, the five-year (three-year base period plus a two-year option period) indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract expands CACI's presence in its C4ISR (command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance) and logistics and material readiness markets.
The JPEO-CBD is responsible for advanced research, development, acquisition, fielding, and lifecycle support of chemical and biological detection and reconnaissance systems, protection and decontamination systems, information management systems, medical technology, and installation and force protection systems for DoD missions overseas and in the U.S. To help keep Armed Forces personnel safe from chemical and biological threats, CACI will compete for task orders to provide JPEO-CBD with subject matter experts on chemical and biological defense, the development of technical drawings, configuration management, and logistics analysis and risk management.
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CACI has extensive C4ISR experience that includes a long history of support on programs such as the U.S. Army's Strategic Services Sourcing (S3) and Technical Engineering Support Services contracts as well as ongoing support of development work for the Army's Stryker Nuclear Biological Chemical Reconnaissance Vehicle.
John Mengucci, CACI Chief Operating Officer and President of U.S. Operations, said, "Our extensive involvement in wide-ranging projects in the C4ISR and logistics arenas will be directly relevant in ensuring the success of the Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical and Biological Defense's mission. We look forward to providing the critical expertise required to help keep our Armed Forces out of harm's way."
According to CACI President and Chief Executive Officer Dan Allen, "We are excited for this new contract award with the Joint Program Executive Office and their confidence in CACI to support their critical mission developing chemical and biological defense solutions for our military. Our global presence and proven ability to rapidly deploy the technology and solutions required to support the DoD's high priority missions are enabling CACI to partner effectively with agencies throughout the defense community and are key elements of our strategy to grow our business."
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Source : CACI International Inc.