Parsons Team Ready To Protect U.S. Air Force Air Bases
CENTREVILLE, VA (Jan. 25, 2021) – Parsons Corporation (NYSE: PSN) announced today that it would lead an industry team of Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), SAIC (NYSE: SAIC), and SRC, Inc., in pursuit of a 10-year, $953 million effort with the U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa to design, mature, procure, integrate, operate, and maintain Air Base Air Defense (ABAD) systems across the European and African continent areas of responsibility.
“As asymmetric threats from emerging technologies continue to proliferate, we’re focused on developing a flexible, responsive, all-domain air base defense system to rapidly detect, alert, deny or defeat threats ranging from low-cost irregular attacks to hypersonic weapons,” said Shaun McGrath, ABAD program manager at Parsons. “Our team’s open architecture, platform-agnostic approach, coupled with cutting edge technologies and innovation labs, brought together by a team with relevant operational experience in all-domain systems integration, creates a best value and highly capable offering that will deliver scalable air base air defense systems to protects warfighters and their assets today and into the future.”
The Parsons team will focus on the maturation of an all-domain system comprised of commercial off-the-shelf and government off-the-shelf software and hardware technologies with an integrated design to protect existing and future air bases. Parsons touches every aspect of the all-domain battlespace: from space operations to edge computing and full-spectrum cyber; to ground-based command and control systems. The company’s proven operational capabilities will ensure all-domain superiority and information dominance to accelerate decision making in permissive through highly contested environments.
Leidos provides a diverse portfolio of systems, solutions, and services covering air, land, sea, space, and cyberspace for customers worldwide – including the U.S. Army, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy, Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), NATO, and the Intelligence Community. Their solutions include enterprise and mission IT, large-scale intelligence systems, command and control, geospatial and data analytics, cybersecurity, logistics, training, intelligence analysis, and operations support.
Science Applications International Corp.’s (SAIC’s) robust portfolio of offerings includes high-end solutions in systems engineering and integration; enterprise IT, including cloud services, cyber, and software; advanced analytics and simulation; and training that will be used to advance the ABAD mission and protect deployed warfighters.
SRC, Inc., a not-for-profit research and development company, solves “impossible” problems in the areas of defense, environment, and intelligence. The company helps defend America and its allies with advanced radars, electronic warfare systems, RF system analysis, simulation, and reprogramming technologies and services. Since 1957, SRC’s commitment to the customer and the best solution — not the bottom line — has remained a core value that guides its efforts.
To learn more about Parsons all-domain solutions, please visit: www.parsons.com/markets/defense/
Parsons (NYSE: PSN) is a leading disruptive technology provider in the global defense, intelligence, and critical infrastructure markets, with capabilities across cybersecurity, missile defense, space, connected infrastructure, and smart cities. Please visit Parsons.com and follow us on LinkedIn and Facebook to learn how we’re making an impact.
Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation’s digital transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, IT modernization, and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers’ missions.
We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has pro forma annual revenues of approximately $7.1 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.
About SRC, Inc.
SRC, Inc. (@SRCDefense), a not-for-profit research and development company, combines information, science, technology and ingenuity to solve “impossible” problems in the areas of defense, environment and intelligence. Across our family of companies, we apply bright minds, fresh thinking and relentless determination to deliver innovative products and services that are redefining possible® for the challenges faced by America and its allies.
Since 1957, our commitment to the customer and the best solution – not the bottom line – has remained a core value that guides our efforts. This passion for quality carries through to the technologies we invent and manufacture, the laboratories and facilities we build, the people we hire, and communities we support. Today, more than 1,600 engineers, scientists and professionals work together at SRC to protect our people, environment and way of life. For more information, visit www.srcinc.com.
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