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4 Firms to Vie for Army Intelligence Support Work

By Roseanne Gerin
Special to The Washington Post
Monday, January 3, 2005; Page E04

Four companies were chosen to compete for work to be assigned under a five-year, $209 million contract to provide information technology, management and intelligence support services to the Army Intelligence and Security Command.

L-3 Communications Corp. was one of the companies chosen, and its effort will be led by the company's government services unit based in Chantilly. A joint venture, also based in Chantilly, was the second competitor chosen. Members of the Intelligence Enterprise Joint Venture include ManTech International Corp. of Fairfax and EWA Land Information Group Inc. of Herndon.

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The other competitors selected were Science Applications International Corp. of San Diego and Sytex Inc. of Doylestown, Pa.

Under the Rapid Labor Service Support Requirement contract, the firms are to compete to provide support in management, technical assistance and information technology engineering to the Intelligence and Security Command. The firms also will provide system, network and software support services for the Defense Department Intelligence Information System Integration and Engineering Support project.

The Army Intelligence and Security Command collects intelligence and conducts intelligence-related activities. It now is focused on Iraq, where it is analyzing hostile-activity trends and patterns. The command also works with other branches of the military to support joint operations, as well as bringing in leading edge technologies.

Roseanne Gerin is a staff writer with Washington Technology. For contract details, go to www.washingtontechnology.com.

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