|By Business Wire||
|May 27, 2014 07:00 AM EDT||
ICF International (NASDAQ:ICFI), a leading provider of consulting services and technology solutions to government and commercial clients, has been awarded a re-compete contract from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) to provide cyber network defense research and services. The contract has a value of approximately $50 million and a term of three years.
Under this contract, ICF will provide analytical and engineering services in core areas of computer network defense, including protect and sustainment services and system engineering/development support. ARL developed this program to capture and use large quantities of real-time data to validate research into new methodologies and tools to combat threats to the U.S.'s critical infrastructure in order to provide world-class service to the U.S. Army and the U.S. Department of Defense communities.
“ICF is pleased to continue to provide this valuable service to the U.S. Army Research Laboratory and to help research and develop next-generation tools and techniques that defend against the growing attacks on networks and data,” said Bill Christman, vice president for ICF International.
“Since 1981, ICF has had a successful history of working with the U.S. Army Research Laboratory. We look forward to continuing our support of their critical work,” said Ellen Glover, executive vice president for ICF International.
This contract was procured through Chief Information Officer-Solutions and Partners 3 (CIO-SP3), a U.S. government-wide acquisition contract vehicle under the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, which enables federal agencies to buy cost-effective and innovative solutions for information technology requirements.
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ICF International (NASDAQ:ICFI) provides professional services and technology solutions that deliver beneficial impact in areas critical to the world’s future. ICF is fluent in the language of change, whether driven by markets, technology, or policy. Since 1969, we have combined a passion for our work with deep industry expertise to tackle our clients’ most important challenges. We partner with clients around the globe—advising, executing, innovating—to help them define and achieve success. Our more than 4,500 employees serve government and commercial clients from more than 70 offices worldwide. ICF's website is www.icfi.com.
About Army Research Laboratory
The U.S. Army Research Laboratory, a part of the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, has the mission of providing innovative science, technology and analyses to enable full-spectrum operations. RDECOM is a major subordinate command of the U.S. Army Materiel Command. AMC is the Army's premier provider of materiel readiness -- technology, acquisition support, materiel development, logistics power projection, and sustainment-- to the total force, across the spectrum of joint military operations. If a Soldier shoots it, drives it, flies it, wears it, eats it or communicates with it, AMC provides it.
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