PM J-AIT Awards AIT-IV Contract to Five Vendors — Press Release

by: Matthew Potter
July 31, 2009

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PM J-AIT Awards AIT-IV Contract to Five Vendors

Newington, VA, 31 July, 2009 – The US Army Product Manager for Joint-Automatic Identification Technology (PM J-AIT), a part of the Program Executive Office, Enterprise Information Systems (PEO EIS) at Fort Belvoir, VA, is pleased to announce the award of the Automatic Identification Technology (AIT)-IV Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contracts to the following contractors: GTSI Corp., Intermec Technologies Corp., Northrop Grumman Information Technology, CDO Technologies Inc., and Lowry Holding Company, Inc. (doing business as Lowry Computer Products).

“This is an important milestone in that with the award of AIT-IV, all the single award IDIQ contracts managed under PM J-AIT have migrated to multi-vendor IDIQ contracts” stated Lt. Col. Cary Ferguson, PM J-AIT. “The AIT-IV contract provides an opportunity for more companies to provide DoD and Federal agencies best-value solutions at competitive prices across the globe. We look forward to working with the AIT-IV contractors.”

This is a Firm Fixed Price IDIQ contract for Commercial AIT hardware, software, and services. The contract has a ceiling value of $418.52 million. The term of the contract is nine years consisting of a three-year base period; and one two-year option for ordering products, services and maintenance; and one four-year option for maintenance only. In addition, the AIT-IV program will offer site surveys, installation, integration, implementation and training for turn-key AIT solutions to DoD, US Coast Guard, NATO, Federal Agencies, Coalition Partners, and other Foreign Military Sales (FMS). Individuals interested in additional information on the AIT products and services offered should contact the Contracting Officer Representative (COR), Ms. Sally J. Ewing, via email: [email protected]

PM J-AIT is the DoD AIT and Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) leader providing global asset tracking, Web-based Radio Frequency In-Transit Visibility (RF-ITV) services, and complete program life cycle support. PM J-AIT products and services are customer driven, easily accessible, and capable of being updated. PM J-AIT serves as the Executive Agent for the RF-ITV infrastructure to DoD and Coalition Partners in support of expeditionary logistics and the Joint Warfighter. For more information about PM J-AIT, please refer to our Web site at www.eis.army.mil/AIT.

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