TASC, Inc. to Support TSA’s $350 Million Test and Evaluation (TESS) Program — Press Release

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November 9, 2010

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TASC, Inc. to Support TSA’s $350 Million Test and Evaluation (TESS) Program

First Task Order Award Valued at $4 Million

PR Newswire

CHANTILLY, Va., Nov. 9, 2010

CHANTILLY, Va., Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ — The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has awarded TASC, Inc. the first task order under its $350 million Test and Evaluation Support Services (TESS) program. Under the contract, TASC will be responsible for testing and evaluating TSA equipment and operations at many locations across the United States. This first TESS contract is valued at nearly $4.1 million for a six-month period of performance.

The scope of the contract covers a range of advanced engineering services, including modeling and simulation as well as comprehensive planning, analysis, testing and evaluation. TASC will test and evaluate technologies in laboratory, simulated and field environments.

“For more than a decade, TASC has supported the federal government’s transportation security efforts,” says Pamela Drew, vice president of Enterprise Systems at TASC. “We look forward to this next phase in our partnership with TSA and other homeland security agencies.”

TSA selected TASC to compete for task orders under the TESS indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract. The IDIQ has a ceiling value of $350 million for all awardees.

About TASC

Founded in 1966, TASC, Inc. is a leading, non-conflicted provider of advanced systems engineering, integration and decision-support services to the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense and civilian agencies of the federal government. A unit of Northrop Grumman Corporation from 2001 to 2009, TASC became an independent company in December 2009. With 5,000 employees in 38 locations, TASC generates more than $1.6 billion in annual revenue. For more information and career opportunities, visit our website at www.tasc.com.

SOURCE TASC, Inc.

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