Defense manpower center awards support contract
- By Dawn S. Onley
- Jul 23, 2003
The Defense Manpower Data Center, the agency responsible for the Defense Department's Common Access Card program, has awarded a five-year, $72 million contract to Telos Corp. of Ashburn, Va., for IT systems support.
Under the contract, Telos is responsible for supporting the data center in four program areas:Real-Time Automated Personnel Identification System, the desktop application used to issue the common access and non-common access identification cards to Defense personnel and family members at more than 600 locations worldwideBiometric Identification System, which puts biometric technologies at the entry gates of military bases and facilitiesAutomated Repatriation Reporting System, a deployable tracking system used by DOD and the State and Health and Human Services departments to monitor noncombatant personnel returning to the United States after being evacuated from a foreign countryNoncombatant Evacuation Operations Tracking System, another deployable tracking system, used to manage the evacuation and transport of noncombatant U.S. citizens and nationals being evacuated from a foreign country.
In December 2002, DMDC awarded a separate 5-year contract to Telos and its subsidiary Xacta Corp. to conduct turnkey certification and accreditation on all data center systems.