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US Army device support contract for ManTech

ManTech International : 22 August, 2008  (Application Story)
Two year contract covers support of bomb detection and vehicles for the US army including overseas operations
ManTech International has received an up to $820 million, two-year contract from the United States Army TACOM Life-Cycle Management Command, Program Office to support unique and specialised Route Clearance Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) detection, removal, and troop transport vehicles. ManTech is the prime contractor for the program which has a one-year base and two six month option periods. Support will be provided to PM Force Protection/PM Assured Mobility Systems.

Equipment and systems supported by ManTech includes mine detection systems, mine retrieval systems, and medium and heavy mine protected vehicles. Services provided by ManTech include deployed sustainment workforce management; parts analysis and procurement; and field logistics and maintenance management. ManTech also provides system training and curriculum support; resource management; and acquisition and administrative support. Work will be performed in Southwest Asia to include Iraq and Afghanistan.

"ManTech has a strong interest in sustainment of these critical assets which protect our armed forces," said George Pedersen, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, ManTech International Corporation. "We are committed to the safety and security of our troops and helping to fight the Global War On Terrorism."

"We are uniquely qualified to meet the challenges of this important time-sensitive work to support the men and women of our US Armed Forces and this mission-critical equipment that must be operated and maintained in some of the most hazardous areas around the world," said Robert Coleman, ManTech President and Chief Operating Officer. "Since 2003, ManTech has been the preferred contractor to maintain route clearance and countermine/counter IED systems and equipment."
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