Anteon supports Air Force Research Lab in $99 million contract

FAIRFAX, Va., 14 July 2005. Anteon today was awarded the Technical Operations Program Support III (TOPS III) contract by the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory, Materials and Manufacturing Directorate (AFRL/ML).

FAIRFAX, Va., 14 July 2005. Anteon today was awarded the Technical Operations Program Support III (TOPS III) contract by the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory, Materials and Manufacturing Directorate (AFRL/ML). The estimated total value of this Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity contract, if all options are exercised, is $99.65 million over six years.

Anteon will provide the AFRL/ML with technical management services covering all stages of the development life cycle from the research laboratory to systems deployment. These services encompass a quick turnaround capability in acquiring short-term external analyses, as well as technical assessments, specialized testing, strategic studies, workshops and presentations furthering basic and applied research. Anteon will also support advanced development efforts in core areas of materials technology including polymers, organic matrix composites and laser-hardened materials.

"In awarding this contract, the Air Force has recognized the value of an experienced and proven management and technical team able to transition technology from the lab through test and evaluation, ultimately meeting today's military needs," said Dan Johnson, chief operating officer of Anteon. "Our Dayton, Ohio-based Weapons Systems Support team has provided significant technical management expertise at Wright Patterson Air Force Base for more than a decade and we look forward to serving as a primary support contractor to the AFRL/ML for many years to come."

Anteon supports the AFRL/ML in several critically important areas. The company provides technical management support to the Manufacturing Technology Division (AFRL/MLM) on the MAnTEch Support (MATES) contract. Under the Laser Materials Testing (LMT) and the Studies for Lasers and Hardened Materials (SLaHM) contracts, Anteon provides expert technical and test and evaluation support to the Survivability and Sensor Materials Division (AFRL/MLP) and Hardened Materials Branch (AFRL/MLPJ). Anteon also provides AFRL/ML with advisory and administrative support through its MOBIS contract.

Anteon, headquartered in Fairfax, Va., is a systems integrator, providing information technology and engineering solutions to the U.S. federal government and international customers. Anteon designs, integrates, maintains, and upgrades state-of-the-art systems for national defense, intelligence, homeland security, and other high priority government missions. Anteon also provides many of its government clients with the systems analysis, integration, and program management skills necessary to manage the development and operations of their mission critical systems. For more information, see www.anteon.com.

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