ManTech International Corporation of Herndon, VA announced on August 14 that it was awarded a $180 million contract, with full potential value of $450 million including contract extensions over a 10-year term, to manage and transform NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) Institutional Computing Environment (ICE). The agreement is a subcontract for ICE under JPL’s NASA prime contract.
“We are very excited to partner with JPL’s Office of the CIO to develop and deploy services that will keep America’s world-renowned space Lab and federally funded research and development center on the forefront of technology now and in the future,” said Daniel Keefe, president and chief operating officer of ManTech’s Mission Solutions & Services Group. “This enterprise wide managed services agreement touches every facet of JPL’s vast, complex IT and communications infrastructure. It will apply ManTech’s expertise in Cyber, Analytics, Systems Engineering and Software, and Enterprise IT for an institution known to ‘Dare Mighty Things’.”
Under the agreement, ManTech will be responsible for the full range of ICE services used by JPL personnel in their support of the NASA mission: comprehensive IT support; collaborative engineering for the entire JPL community; integrated personal collaboration services; cybersecurity for all end users including off-site employees and contractors; cellular infrastructure; secure routing of communications to end user devices in accord with approval cycles; and, all subscriber services, in a secure environment.