$28 million contract will enhance cyber posture
CHANTILLY, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 10, 2017--
Engility Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:EGL) announced today the company won a $28
million contract with the Department of Defense to support its Damage
Assessment Management Office and Joint Acquisition Protection and
Exploitation Cell to safeguard critical acquisition programs and
technologies from foreign exploitation.
“Protecting our weapons systems from foreign hackers is critical to
preserving our national security,” said Lynn Dugle, Engility CEO. “We
value this opportunity to partner with the DOD to enhance the safety of
the warfighter, improve the resilience of our defense systems, and
deter, deny and disrupt all cyberattacks.”
DOD technology is complex and requires years of research and
development. Keeping that controlled technical information secure is
crucial to the success of our military. Engility will work with
departments and agencies from the counterintelligence, intelligence and
law enforcement communities to assess any existing information
exploitation in U.S. defense systems, address vulnerabilities and
mitigate future attacks. The program will help protect the government
throughout the manufacturing supply chain.
This third quarter 2017 contract win has a cost plus fixed-fee structure
with a one-year base and four option years. The win represents new work
for Engility and furthers the company’s relationship with small business
subcontract partner Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc. SPA has been a
mission partner of DAMO and JAPEC since 2005 and 2014 respectively, and
Engility has served with the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for
Systems Engineering since 2010.
Engility (NYSE: EGL) is engineered to make a difference. Built on six
decades of heritage, Engility is a leading provider of integrated
solutions and services, supporting U.S. government customers in the
defense, federal civilian, intelligence and space communities. Our
innovative, highly technical solutions and engineering capabilities
address diverse client missions. We draw upon our team’s intimate
understanding of customer needs, deep domain expertise and technical
skills to help solve our nation’s toughest challenges. Headquartered in
Chantilly, Virginia, and with offices around the world, Engility’s array
of specialized technical service offerings include high-performance
computing, cybersecurity, enterprise modernization and systems
engineering. To learn more about Engility, please visit www.engilitycorp.com
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