MicroTech serves as prime on $2.5 billion warfighter support contract

VIENNA, Va., 23 March 2011. Systems integrator MicroTech assumes the role of Prime Vendor for the U.S. Army $2.5 Billion Operations, Planning, Training, and Resource Support Services (OPTARSS II) contract, a flagship vehicle for U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM). MicroTech staff will provide operational planning, training, modeling and simulation, flight operations, mobilization plans and execution, deployment operations, force protection, and transformation services.

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VIENNA, Va., 23 March 2011. Systems integrator MicroTech assumes the role of Prime Vendor for the U.S. Army $2.5 Billion Operations, Planning, Training, and Resource Support Services (OPTARSS II) contract, a flagship vehicle for U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM). MicroTech staff will provide operational planning; training, modeling, and simulation; flight operations; mobilization plans and execution; deployment operations; force protection; and transformation services.

"This strategic Department of Defense-wide award validates our capabilities to join the battle and meet the most pressing challenges of warfighters," says Tony Jimenez, president and CEO of MicroTech. "MicroTech has a solid history of ID/IQ success with all service branches. OPTARSS II not only extends our capabilities across the DOD, but also showcases the competence of our staff of highly trained professionals--many of them military veterans--who understand the business of government and the demands of force support."

"OPTARSS II will accelerate acquisition timelines and push our most transformational Warfighter Support Solutions to the edge," Jimenez adds.

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