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.