AMERICAN SYSTEMS Awarded $68.6 Million Task Order for U.S. Air Force Emergency Mass Notification System

January 16, 2018 — Chantilly, VA — AMERICAN SYSTEMS today announced it was awarded a task order to develop and implement a cloud-based enterprise Emergency Mass Notification System (EMNS) solution for the U.S. Air Force (USAF). The five-year task order, valued at $68.6 million, was awarded under the USAF NETCENTS-2: Network Operations and Infrastructure Solutions contract vehicle.

Under the terms of the task order, AMERICAN SYSTEMS will provide a single USAF enterprise solution to support lifesaving and mission-protective measures. The EMNS will deliver reliable and secure emergency threat notifications to all personnel at all USAF locations on a 24 hour/7 day-a-week basis using the Blackberry AtHoc Crisis Communications Software Suite running on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud. The EMNS solution will increase situational awareness for Airmen and their families, regardless of their physical location, to enable protective measures when tragic events or emergencies occur.

“We are honored to have been selected by the Air Force to supplement their global readiness communications channels with this enterprise solution,” said Peter Smith, President and CEO of AMERICAN SYSTEMS. “We know how important it is to our nation’s Airmen and their families that they have a secure, real-time emergency notification system no matter where they are serving—we know what’s at stake.”

AMERICAN SYSTEMS Awarded $27.4 Million Task Order for Learning Asset Solution Support at Defense Acquisition University

November 27, 2017 — Chantilly, VA — AMERICAN SYSTEMS today announced it was awarded a task order to support a number of training services for the Department of Defense’s Defense Acquisition University (DAU) at Fort Belvoir, VA. The four-year task order, valued at $27.4 million, was awarded under the General Services Administration’s Alliant contract vehicle.

Under the terms of the task order, AMERICAN SYSTEMS will be providing support for the Defense Acquisition University’s mission to provide learning assets in various forms such as:  Distance Learning and Continuous Learning, Facilitated Instructor-led Classroom learning solutions, Games and Simulations, Video-based learning assets, Rapid Deployment Training in classroom or online formats, and Performance Support Tools.

“We have a proven track record of providing award-winning training solutions across many federal agencies and military branches,” said Peter Smith, President and CEO of AMERICAN SYSTEMS. “We look forward to leveraging that expertise at DAU in support of their mission to develop and manage acquisition programs, projects, and systems that continue to make our nation's warfighters the best-equipped armed forces in the world.”

The Department of Defense created the Defense Acquisition University in 1991 to provide a global learning environment to develop qualified acquisition, requirements, and contingency professionals who deliver and sustain effective and affordable warfighting capabilities.

AMERICAN SYSTEMS Awarded $6.9 Million Task Order for HQ Air Education and Training Command Client Support Administration Services at Joint Base San Antonio

October 23, 2017 — Chantilly, VA — AMERICAN SYSTEMS today announced it was awarded a task order to support HQ Air Education and Training Command at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph TX (JBSA). Awarded through the Air Force NetCents 2 NetOps contract vehicle, the single-award task order is valued at $6.9 million over a five-year period.

Under the terms of the task order, AMERICAN SYSTEMS will be providing Tier 1 & Tier 2 Client Support Administration; Automatic Data Processing Equipment Support; and Video Teleconference and Unit Software License Management Support Services.

“The size and scope of Joint Base San Antonio requires a sound IT and logistics infrastructure,” said Peter Smith, President and CEO of AMERICAN SYSTEMS. “We are proud to be able to provide mission support to our nation’s largest and most vital joint base.”

In 2005, the Department of Defense combined installation support functions at the Army's Fort Sam Houston with those at Randolph and Lackland Air Force Bases under a single organization to form Joint Base San Antonio, the largest joint base in the DOD.

AMERICAN SYSTEMS Awarded $36.1 Million U.S. Navy Task Order for Technical and Forensic Analysis of IEDs

August 21, 2017 — Chantilly, VA — AMERICAN SYSTEMS today announced it was awarded a task order to support U.S. Naval Surface Warfare Center, Indian Head Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technology Division (NSWC IHEODTD)/Expeditionary Exploitation Unit ONE (EXU-1); formerly known as the Technical Support Detachment (TSD), in conducting global technical and forensic exploitation and analysis of recovered explosive ordnance, their components, and other explosive hazards, to include Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) components and systems. The single-award task order, awarded through the U.S. Navy Seaport-E contract vehicle, is valued at more than $36 million over a five-year period.

Under the terms of the task order, AMERICAN SYSTEMS will help EXU-1 provide analytical support to the continued development and revision of Joint, Navy, Service, Interagency, North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and Partner Nation doctrine and documents related to Weapons Technical Intelligence (WTI), Exploitation and EXU-1 mission sets or areas of interest.

“We fully understand the gravity of Expeditionary Exploitation Unit ONE’s mission and what’s at stake,” said Peter Smith, President and CEO of AMERICAN SYSTEMS. “We are extremely proud to partner with the U.S. Navy in support of the global freedom of maneuver and force protection and the joint force and geographic combatant commander’s mission objectives.”

AMERICAN SYSTEMS Awarded Position on $250 Million Army IDIQ Contract to Provide Aviation Security Assistance Training Services Overseas

Company to Continue Foreign Military Training Under U.S. Army Security Assistance Training Management Organization IDIQ

Aug 14, 2017 — Chantilly, VA — AMERICAN SYSTEMS, a leading government engineering, IT, and Training solutions provider, today announced that it was one of five companies awarded a position on a five-year $250 Million Contract to provide aviation training services in support of Security Assistance programs for the U.S. Army’s Security Assistance Training Management Organization (SATMO).

The SATMO program is a component of the U.S. Security Cooperation Enterprise that prepares, deploys, and sustains Security Assistance Teams (SATs) throughout the world.  SATMO, a subordinate command of the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command (USASAC) was initiated in the early 1970s by the U.S. Army and conducts training worldwide in support of Department of Defense and Department of State Security Cooperation plans and programs. 

Under the terms of the contract, AMERICAN SYSTEMS will provide agile, specialized, and cost-effective SATs to facilitate aviation security assistance programs. Services performed will include basic flight crew skills, highly technical flight skills, operational planning skills, and maintenance technical advice and assistance.  Work locations under this contract may include Afghanistan, Indonesia, Iraq, Turkey, Tunisia, Taiwan, Korea, and other locations based upon emerging U.S. Government requirements. 

 “AMERICAN SYSTEMS is proud to have the opportunity to continue our decade-plus of supporting this important program,” said Peter Smith, President and CEO of AMERICAN SYSTEMS. “It is an honor to partner with the U.S. Army to help fortify our foreign allies’ warfighters in our common fight against evildoers worldwide.” 

AMERICAN SYSTEMS Awarded $12 Million Task Order with U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Africa Command Surgeon

August 7, 2017 — Chantilly, VA — AMERICAN SYSTEMS today announced it was awarded a task order by Headquarters United States Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa Command Surgeon (HQ-USAFE-AFAFRICA/SG) to provide program management support as well as Tier 2 on-site support, network administration, and process management. The single-award task order, awarded through the U.S. Air Force NETCENTS 2 NetOps contract vehicle, is valued at more than $12 million over a five-year period.

Under the terms of the task order, AMERICAN SYSTEMS will help USAFE AFAFRICA/SG optimize Information Management and Information Technology across all USAFE Military Treatment Facilities and medical activities.

“This is an important win for the AMERICAN SYSTEMS team, helping us to expand our Military Health System (MHS) capabilities as well as our corporate footprint overseas in support of U.S. government programs,” said Peter Smith, President and CEO of AMERICAN SYSTEMS. “We are delighted to be an integral partner of MHS by supporting USAFE.”