Technica awarded $22 million U.S. Air Force contract

technicaTechnica Corporation of Dulles, VA announced on October 19 that it was awarded a $22 million NETCENTS – 2 Network Operations Small Business task order by the U.S. Air Force. Technica will provide airborne networking; systems, processes and operations; and network defense to support cyber-readiness and cybersecurity to the Combined Air Operations Center – Experimental (CAOC – X) at Langley Air Force Base, VA.

“Technica will ensure mission readiness and assurance to the critical networks and systems vital to the U.S. Air Force and national security,” said Technica President and Chief Executive Officer Miguel Collado. “The Combined Air Operations Center provides the command and control of airpower throughout Iraq, Afghanistan and 18 other nations, and we are proud to support missions worldwide.”

The CAOC – X tests next generation weapons and operating systems, are deployed across Air, Space, Joint and Combined Air Operations Centers globally. The contract has a base year value of nearly $4 million and three option years with a total contract ceiling value of $22 million. Phantom Eagle has experience with the CAOC since 2006 and is providing sub-contracting support. The Technica Team will enhance operational efficiency as well as bring several new innovations that will uphold and improve mission assurance, including:

  • Upgrade data storage infrastructure with enhanced virtualized capability;
  • Predictive data analytics to mitigate cyber vulnerabilities and provide end-to-end enterprise intelligence; and
  • Standardize system management processes for more efficient and effective reporting.

Source: Technica Corporation