11-23-2015

Parsons Awarded Border Security Projects in Lebanon and Georgia

PASADENA, CA (November 23, 2015) – Parsons has been awarded two competitively bid task orders under the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) Cooperative Threat Reduction Integrating Contract II (CTRIC II) for the Lebanon Border Security Project and the Georgia Land Border Security Project. Under both projects, Parsons will work to enhance the ability of the government to deter, detect, and interdict weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and WMD‑related materials along its borders.

Parsons’ support to the Government of Lebanon will focus on the country’s 233‑mile border with Syria. Services will include the network integration of border‑security surveillance equipment, procurement of new equipment, and training related to equipment and concept of operations to enhance capabilities in command and control, communications, surveillance, WMD detection, and interdiction. Support to the Government of Georgia will focus on the country’s green border sectors, primarily the border with Armenia, with later expansion to its borders with Turkey and Azerbaijan. Parsons’ services will include surveillance equipment delivery, integration, training, renovation/construction of border facilities, and development of a sustainment program.

“Support for the Cooperative Threat Reduction Program is among Parsons’ top priorities,” stated Mary Ann Hopkins, Parsons Group President. “We look forward to our continued collaboration with DTRA to make the world safer by reducing the threat posed by weapons of mass destruction.”

Parsons has successfully executed projects under the Cooperative Threat Reduction Program over the past 18 years, including projects in Russia, Armenia, Libya, and most recently in Jordan and Syria.

Parsons is a technology-driven engineering services firm with more than 70 years of experience in the engineering, construction, technical, and professional services industries. The corporation is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on infrastructure, defense, security, and construction. Parsons delivers design/design-build, program/construction management, systems design/engineering, cyber/converged security, and other professional services packaged in innovative alternative delivery methods to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide. For more about Parsons, please visit www.parsons.com, and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube.
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