Mantech Wins up to $156M to Support Counter-Mine Equipment et. al. within CENTCOM
ManTech International Corporation recently announced that it had received a contract in the Q4 2006 to support mine-clearing and other systems for the U.S. Army in numerous locations within Iraq, Afghanistan and Kuwait. The US Army Communications Electronics Life Cycle Command issued the he competitively awarded task order under a Rapid Response contract. ManTech is a lead subcontractor to VSE Corporation in Alexandria, VA, and the contract has a base-period and option-period, with a total potential value to ManTech of $159 million over 16 months. As IED land mines have proliferated in combat theaters, ManTech has built a strong competitive position in the area of maintaining route clearance and countermine equipment.
ManTech will provide services as ordered under the task including deployed sustainment management; deployed logistics and repairs management; unique system training and curriculum support; and resource management and acquisition. ManTech will also support unique and specialized systems including the mine-clearing, Joint Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Rapid Response Vehicle (JERRV, aka. Cougar). Services will be provided in Southwest Asia – including Iraq, Afghanistan and Kuwait, for the Program Management Assured Mobility Systems and the U.S. Army Tank and Automotive Command.