Telos Awarded Army Biometrics Operations Support Services Contract – Press Release

by: Matthew Potter
January 19, 2009

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$497 Million Value Contract Will Include Biometrics Services, Supplies, and Related Hardware and Software

ASHBURN, Va. – January 12, 2009 – The U.S. Army has awarded Telos® Corporation a contract to provide the biometrics services, supplies, and related hardware and software required to assist the Biometrics Task Force, an Army executive agency, as it seeks to develop an enterprise-wide biometrics infrastructure for the DoD.

The Biometrics Operations and Support Services Unrestricted (BOSS-U) contract, a new award worth as much as $497 million, will run for a three-year base period with two, one-year option periods. The multiple-award, indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quality (IDIQ) contract has a total of 12 prime contractors that will compete for task orders for both general support and targeted tasks.

The Biometrics Task Force leads DoD activities to program, integrate, and synchronize biometric technologies and capabilities and to operate and maintain the department’s authoritative biometric database in support of the National Security Strategy.

“This contract signifies an important win for Telos because it will give us the opportunity to demonstrate new capabilities that can be fielded in support of the premier organization dedicated to protecting the nation through the employment of biometrics,” said Robert Brandewie, Senior Vice President of Identity and Security Solutions for Telos. “We plan to draw on the capabilities for infrastructure development demonstrated under the Air Force’s NETCENTS contract vehicle, under which Telos is a prime contractor, as we bring cutting-edge solutions to our DoD customers under this contract.”

About Telos Corporation

Telos Corporation has provided innovative IT solutions and services to the federal government for more than 30 years, focusing since 1989 on secure enterprise solutions. Telos solutions ensure that the government’s most security-conscious organizations comply with demanding federal and DoD information security mandates. Offerings include Xacta® IA Manager for enterprise IT security management, enterprise security consulting services, secure networks, secure enterprise messaging, and secure identity management solutions. Solutions are represented to the federal government on Telos’ GSA schedule. For more information, visit http://www.telos.com/.

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