Air Force names 19 IT companies to share as much as $7.9 billion for NETCENTS-2 network operations

MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Ala., 18 May 2015. U.S. Air Force information technology experts are adding 19 companies to the massive Network-Centric Solutions-2 (NETCENTS-2) under terms of contracts cumulatively worth as much as $7.9 billion announced Friday.

Air Force names 19 IT companies to share as much as $7.9 billion for NETCENTS-2 network operations
Air Force names 19 IT companies to share as much as $7.9 billion for NETCENTS-2 network operations
MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Ala., 18 May 2015. U.S. Air Force information technology experts are adding 19 companies to the massive Network-Centric Solutions-2 (NETCENTS-2) under terms of contracts cumulatively worth as much as $7.9 billion announced Friday.

Officials of the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center at Maxwell Air Force Base-Gunter Annex, Ala., announced the companies that will be suppliers for the three-year NETCENTS-2 network operations and infrastructure solutions contract.

NETCENTS-2 is a set of five categories of contract capabilities spanning netcentric products, network operations and infrastructure solutions, applications services, enterprise integration and service management, and information technology professional services.

The 19 new NETCENTS-2 contractors will compete over the next three years for orders that will total as much as $7.9 billion. The 19 companies named Friday are:

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-- AT&T Government Solutions Inc. in Vienna, Va.;
-- BAE Systems Information Solutions Inc. in McLean, Va.;
-- Booz Allen Hamilton Inc. in McLean, Va.;
-- Computer Sciences Corp. in Falls Church, Va.;
-- Federal Network Systems LLC in Chantilly, Va.;
-- General Dynamics Information Technology Inc. in Needham, Mass.;
-- Harris IT Services Corp. in Herndon, Va.;
-- HP Enterprise Services LLC in Herndon, Va.;
-- IBM U.S. Federal in Reston, Va.;
-- LGS Innovations LLC in High Point, N.C.;

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-- Lockheed Martin Corp. in Rockville, Md.;
-- L-3 National Security Solutions Inc. in Reston, Va.;
-- NCI Information Systems Inc. in Reston, Va.;
-- Northrop Grumman Corp. in McLean, Va.;
-- NextiraOne Federal LLC, doing business as Black Box Network Services, in Herndon, Va.;
-- Raytheon Co. in Dulles, Va.;
-- Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) in McLean, Va.;
-- SRA International Inc. in Fairfax, Va.;
-- Telos Corp. in Ashburn, Va.; and
-- URS Federal Services Inc. in Germantown, Md.

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These contractors will provide a wide range of services and solutions that support existing legacy infrastructure, networks, systems, and operations, as well as evolving the infrastructure, networks, systems, and operations to comply with the Air Force enterprise architecture, Air Force officials say.

It is the network operations contract for Air Force users as well as other U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) and federal agencies. This contract is the mandatory source for all Air Force units purchasing services that fall under the scope of the contract.

For more information contact the Air Force NETCENTS-2 program office online at www.netcents.af.mil/contracts/netcents-2, or the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center at Maxwell Air Force Base-Gunter Annex at www.wpafb.af.mil.

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