Unisys scores $460M contract to modernize border protection systems

Unisys Corp. has won a $460 million task order contract with the Homeland Security Department to support its Border Enforcement and Management Systems Program Office.

Under the five-year contract, which has a one-year base and four option years, Unisys will operate, manage and enhance systems used to improve security at the U.S. borders and ports of entry, the company said.

Unisys will work on the office’s existing systems, and may also develop new systems to meet evolving border security requirements, the company said in a release.

The Border Enforcement and Management Systems Program Office is part of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Information and Technology and is responsible for supporting the design, development, testing, implementation, training and maintenance of  the U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s information technology systems, Unisys said.

The office, known as BEMS, also supports other Customs and Border Protection systems such as its public website, personnel and financial management systems, and applications that track and record border intercepts and seized property, the company said.

This contract builds on a relationship that Unisys has had with U.S. Customs and Border Protection for more than a decade, the company said.

About the Author

Mark Hoover is a senior staff writer with Washington Technology. You can contact him at, or connect with him on Twitter at @mhooverWT.

Reader Comments

Please post your comments here. Comments are moderated, so they may not appear immediately after submitting. We will not post comments that we consider abusive or off-topic.

Please type the letters/numbers you see above

What is your e-mail address?

My e-mail address is:

Do you have a password?

Forgot your password? Click here


  • POWER TRAINING: How to engage your customers

    Don't miss our Aug. 2 Washington Technology Power Training session on Mastering Stakeholder Engagement, where you'll learned the critical skills you need to more fully connect with your customers and win more business. Read More


    In our latest Project 38 Podcast, editor Nick Wakeman interviews Tom Romeo, the leader of Maximus Federal about how it has zoomed up the 2019 Top 100. Read More

contracts DB

Washington Technology Daily

Sign up for our newsletter.

Terms and Privacy Policy consent

I agree to this site's Privacy Policy.