NEW HARTFORD, N.Y., Nov. 14 (UPI) -- Telecommunications operations and maintenance services at a U.S. military base in the Horn of Africa is to be provided by PAR Technology Corp.
The contract to PAR's subsidiary, Rome Research Corp., from the U.S. Navy to support the Global Information Grid facility at Camp Lemonnier in Djibouti is for five years and is worth $14.2 million.
"We are pleased that the U.S. Navy has selected RRC as its preferred provider for communications services at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Africa -- the only U.S. military installation in Africa," said Steve Lynch, president of PAR Technology's Government Operations.
"Our communications operations and maintenance responsibility will include support to the Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa as well as several other tenants at Camp Lemonnier.
"We are committed to providing the Navy with the most cost-effective solution and to delivering unsurpassed quality, value and customer satisfaction. RRC's 12 years of experience supporting multiple NCTAMS LANT telecommunications O&M contracts uniquely positions the RRC team to achieve the command's operational requirements in Djibouti."
The Global Information Grid is the global network of information capabilities, processes and personnel for collecting, processing, storing, disseminating and managing information on demand for use by military commanders, policy makers and support personnel and others.
PAR's subsidiary will provide O&M communications services on a 24/7, year-round basis.