FAIRFAX, Va., Dec. 7 (UPI) -- The U.S. Army's Product Manager, Improvised Explosive Device Defeat/Protect Force, is to receive logistics support from ManTech International.
ManTech, which has headquarters in Virginia, said its support services will be provided under a subcontract from PD Systems Inc.
The award -- worth $28 million -- has a one-year performance base period with two option years. ManTech will provide PM IEDD/PF with system integration and installation, equipment repair, troubleshooting, training, parts management and asset tracking for the full range of PM IEDD/PF equipment.
ManTech said the work will be carried out in the United States, Afghanistan, Iraq, Kuwait and Oman.
"Fielding and sustaining equipment to neutralize the threat posed by IEDs is an important function that directly saves lives," said Kevin C. Cody, president of ManTech Technical Services Group's Systems Sustainment and Integrated Logistics business unit.
Added Louis M. Addeo, president and chief operating officer of ManTech's Technical Services Group: "Our in-theater experience and expertise will be great assets to the program. We are proud to have been selected again to help support this important mission."