ManTech International Corporation , a Fairfax, Virginia-based IT and technical services solution provider supporting Department of Defense and intelligence community customers, announced today that the U.S. Air Force 21st Space Wing based in Colorado Springs, Colorado has awarded ManTech Aegis Research Corporation (MARC) the Space Control Information and Mission Systems Support (SCIMSS) contract. Competitively awarded under the GSA IT Services Schedule, the SCIMMS contract has an estimated value of $6.8 million covering a six month base period and three one-year options.
Commenting on the award, ManTech National Security Solutions Group President Evan Hineman, stated "The SCIMMS win is an excellent example of business synergy between an established ManTech subsidiary, ManTech Advanced Systems International, Inc. and a recent acquisition, neither of which would have competed separately for this work--we are very pleased with this award."
Under the terms of the contract, ManTech will provide a broad range of information technology services to four Air Force operations locations in the western United States, expanding ManTech's support to Air Force space activities in the areas of network support and operations and maintenance.
About ManTech International Corporation:
Headquartered in Fairfax, Virginia, ManTech International Corporation delivers a broad array of information technology and technical services solutions to U.S. federal government customers, focusing primarily on critical national defense programs for the intelligence community and Department of Defense. ManTech designs, develops, procures, implements, operates, tests and maintains mission-critical, enterprise information technology and communication systems and infrastructures for federal government customers in the United States and 34 countries worldwide. Additional information on ManTech can be found at www.mantech.com.
Statements made in this press release which do not address historical facts could be interpreted to be forward-looking statements. Examples of such forward looking statements include the company's ability (i) to continue to experience synergies from the integration of previous merger and acquisition activity, (ii) to expand its core competencies of network and operations and maintenance support to Air Force space activities and (iii) to perform the contract for the entire six-month base period and three one-year options. Such statements are subject to factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from anticipated results. The factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated include, but are not limited, to the following: failure of government customers to exercise options under contracts; funding decisions of U.S. Government projects; government contract procurement (such as bid protest) and termination risks; competitive factors such as pricing pressures and/or competition to hire and retain employees; failure to experience favorable results from acquisition synergies; material changes in laws or regulations applicable to the company's businesses and other risk factors discussed in the company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The statements in this press release are made as of July 9, 2003, and the Company undertakes no obligation to update any of the forward-looking statements made herein, whether as a result of new information, future events, changes in expectations or otherwise.