Air Force taps Akima for $750 million information technology (IT), intrusion detection, and communications

Feb. 8, 2024
$750 million 10-year contract involves workstation deployment, access control, data storage, information assurance, and software vulnerability testing.

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio – U.S. Air Force computer experts needed a wide variety of information technology (IT) services at three Air Force and Air National Guard bases. They found their solution from Akima Global Technology in Herndon, Va.

Officials of the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, announced a three-quarter-billion-dollar contract to Akima on Tuesday for communications and enterprise IT support.

Akima prevailed in this competition over 15 other bidders. Under terms of the $750 million 10-year contract, Akima will provide the Air Force with support for:

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-- network hardware;
-- physical and virtual servers, workstation deployment, laptop computers, and peripherals;
-- facility access control and intrusion-detection IT;
-- data storage and backup systems;
-- Linux, Solaris, and RedHat software administration;
-- RedHat operating systems;
-- IT infrastructure installation and maintenance;
-- data storage and backup administration;
-- IT asset management;
-- software vulnerability and testing; and
-- information assurance and circuit management.

On this contract Akima will do the work at Springfield Air National Guard Base in Springfield, Ohio; Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling in Washington; and Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, and should be finished by February 2034.

For more information contact Akima Global Technology online at, or the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center at

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