Navy picks four companies to provide cyber and information technology (IT) education and training

SAN DIEGO, 13 Dec. 2016. U.S. Navy cyber security experts are asking four companies to provide cyber and information technology (IT) training for the U.S. Marine Corps Forces Cyber Command at Fort Meade, Md.

Dec 13th, 2016
Navy picks four companies to provide cyber and information technology (IT) education and training
Navy picks four companies to provide cyber and information technology (IT) education and training
SAN DIEGO, 13 Dec. 2016. U.S. Navy cyber security experts are asking four companies to provide cyber and information technology (IT) training for the U.S. Marine Corps Forces Cyber Command at Fort Meade, Md.

The four companies will provide cyber and information technology training in support of the Marine Corps Forces Cyber Command, including basic- and intermediate-level courses, opportunity-level courses, opportunity areas from Pipeline 2.2, and other software applications.

The four companies are RavenTek in Chantilly, Va.; Onyx Consulting Services LLC in Columbia, Md.; CSR Group in Crownsville, Md.; and Ultimate Knowledge Corp. in Scottsdale, Ariz.

RavenTek's contract is worth at least $19.2 million and with options could be as large as $31.1 million. Onyx's contract is worth at least $14.6 million and with options could be as large as $24.1 million. CSR Group's contract is worth at least $14.2 million and with options could be as large as $23.1 million. Ultimate Knowledge's contract is worth at least $21.8 million.

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These four companies will provide commercially available technical courses at the national level for the organizations that support Marine Corps cyber security missions, Navy officials say.

The four companies will compete or task orders over the next three years. Each three-year contract has two one-year options.

For more information contact RavenTek online at http://raventek.com; Onyx Consulting at http://onyxconsults.com; CSR Group at www.csr-group.com; or Ultimate Knowledge at www.ultimateknowledge.com.

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