Air Force chooses 18 for $960M global security support program / Andriy Onufriyenko

The service branch runs this contract for the deputy assistant defense secretary for counter narco-terrorism/global threat.

Eighteen companies have won positions on a potential nine-year, $960 million contract to work with Defense Department components in carrying out a global security program focused on countering drug trafficking and terrorism.

The Air Force runs the procurement on behalf of DOD's deputy assistant secretary for counter narco-terrorism/global threat, while 75 companies submitted proposals for this recompete.

Awardees as announced in the Pentagon's Wednesday digest are:

  • Advanced Engineering Solutions and Services
  • AOC Program Solutions
  • BFS Solutions LLC joint venture
  • BL-Academi joint venture
  • Cambridge International Systems
  • Chimera Enterprises International
  • Commonwealth Trading Partners
  • Culmen International
  • Fluor
  • HTGS-Culmen joint venture
  • LRG Service
  • Next Evolution Logistics Solutions
  • Obera
  • PAE Applied Technologies (now part of Amentum)
  • Patriot Group International
  • Resicum International
  • SGI Global
  • Weaponize LLC joint venture

They will compete for task orders under the Counter-Narcotics and Global Threats Operations, Logistics and Training Support program, which supports DOD entities and their international partners on enhancing how they detect and halt national security risks.

Illegal drugs, trafficking, piracy, transnational organized crime and threat finance networks are examples of security issues that program is targeted toward.

The contract announced Wednesday is the follow-on to a round of 23 awards made in 2016 at a $975 million ceiling over up to seven years.