12:00 AM, April 28, 2009
CACI International Inc announced today that it has been awarded a prime contract to support the multiple-award United States Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) Systems and Mission Support II (USAMS II) program. CACI received one of six prime awards. The USAMS II program has a total estimated ceiling value of $900 million. The five-year indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity task order contract was awarded to CACI for a one-year base and four one-year option periods. The new work expands CACI's development of its program management and systems engineering and technical assistance (PM SETA) support services functional core competency. USSTRATCOM is one of ten unified commands in the Department of Defense. The missions of U.S. Strategic Command are to deter attacks on U.S. vital interests; to ensure U.S. freedom of action in space and cyberspace; to deliver integrated kinetic and non-kinetic effects to include nuclear and information operations in support of U.S. Joint Force Commander operations; to synchronize global missile defense plans and operations; to synchronize regional combating of weapons of mass destruction plans; to provide integrated surveillance and reconnaissance allocation recommendations to the Secretary of Defense; and to advocate for capabilities as assigned. USAMS II is the vehicle USSTRATCOM will use to procure advisory and assistance services support for management and professional services; studies, analysis, and evaluations; and engineering and technical services. This support includes all USSTRATCOM component commands, supporting and supported agencies, and the Air Force Weather Agency. CACI brings comprehensive experience in managing processes that optimize program resources that can be applied to the USAMS II program. This includes translating command requirements into configured systems, integrating technical inputs, characterizing and managing risk, transitioning technology, and verifying that designs meet end users' operational needs. Additionally, the company provides key program management and systems engineering and technical assistance services that include policy and concept development, operations support, architecture and system engineering, project management, and strategic planning. This contract award will be executed by CACI's Air Force Division Group headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska. According to Bill Fairl, CACI President of U.S. Operations, "CACI is extremely pleased with this new award from the United States Strategic Command which enables us to contribute to the critical work of such a major Department of Defense initiative. We're confident that our extensive program management capabilities will be a key factor in meeting the objectives of the USAMS II program". Paul Cofoni, CACI President and Chief Executive Officer, said, "As a prime contractor on this USSTRATCOM contract, CACI will have the opportunity to expand our services to many of the component commands. We look forward to being able to enhance our work at the nexus of intelligence and security."