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QinetiQ North America lands $22m GSA Alliant task order

12th August 2011 - 09:00 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


QinetiQ North America today announced that the United States Army has awarded the company a time and materials continuation Task Order valued at $22 million if all options are exercised, to support the Unit Level Logistics System - Aviation, Enhanced [ULLS-A(E)]. The Software Engineering Center - Fort Lee (SEC-Lee), Communications and Electronics Command (CECOM), Fort Lee, Virginia, awarded the task order through GSA Region 4 off the Alliant Government-Wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC) and includes a base year with two option years.

ULLS-A(E) is an automated aviation logbook and maintenance and logistics management system, which allows Army aviation units to perform and track maintenance and supply operations in accordance with The Army Maintenance Management Systems-Aviation (TAMMS-A). ULLS-A(E) is fielded to every aviation unit in the Army and currently has more than 52,000 users in over 600 Army Aviation Units and support facilities, with over 3,400 aircraft inducted into the system.

As the original developer of the ULLS-A(E) software solution, QinetiQ North America has been supporting SEC-Lee for five years. Under the new Task Order, QinetiQ North America will continue to provide SEC-Lee with software engineering solutions for their maintenance, logistics and business intelligence applications. The work will be for Army aviation units in support of the US Army SEC-Lee, CECOM. Additional activities under the Task Order will include project management, data conversion and completion of the ULLS-A(E) training, fielding and implementation to additional aviation and support organizations as required.

"QinetiQ North America is honored that SEC-Lee has continued to put their trust and confidence in us to continue our support of this program, which is critical to executing the Army's logistics vision," said Steve Walters, Vice President of Mission Software Solutions, QinetiQ North America. "We share SEC-Lee's mission to deliver quality software solutions and support to the warfighter to ensure superiority and information dominance."

According to Walters, the new Alliant Task Order also includes potential enhancements to the ULLS-A(E) system that will allow continuous improvement and help transition the Army to an Enterprise Resource Planning system in 2016.

"We look forward to providing more updated software tools to the warfighter to help them save time and make their difficult mission a little bit easier," said David Terry, ULLS-A Project Manager, QinetiQ North America.

Source: QinetiQ North America



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