IAP wins $72 million contract for SEMA ISR pilot and flight operations support
ALEXANDRIA, Va., 25 August 2017 /PRNewswire/ — IAP Worldwide Services, Inc. announced that it won the U.S. Army’s contract to provide support to ISR pilot and flight operations for the Fixed Wing Project Office overseas. The work supported by Avenge, Inc. and valued at $72million, will be performed under the Rapid Response Third Generation (R23G) contract vehicle.
“With more than 30 years of combined experience, the IAP and Avenge teams are proud to support the Army Aerial Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance Fixed Wing Fleet,” said Michael Bozeman, Vice President of Aviation & Engineering Solutions. “Our customers’ mission is our mission, anywhere around the world, and the selection recognizes our proven program management integrator delivering mission-critical global solutions with ingenuity and purpose.”
The U.S. Army Fixed Wing Project Office in Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is responsible for life cycle acquisition management of the Army’s fixed wing special electronic mission aircraft (SEMA) fleet of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) aircraft. Army aviation’s SEMA fleet perform surveillance at both the operational and tactical levels during conflicts.
“We are looking forward to meeting and exceed our customer’s requirement with the exceptional Avenge and IAP people, practices, and proven results” said George Boras, President of Avenge, Inc., a full-service aviation company specializing in Airborne Intelligence, Surveillance, & Reconnaissance (AISR) flight operations and training.
This R23G contract is managed by the Army Contracting Command-Aberdeen Proving Ground (ACC-APG), Maryland, and executed in Afghanistan.
A leading international services company for more than 65 years, IAP provides a broad spectrum of services and solutions to U.S. and international government agencies, and organizations. IAP leverages and integrates its capabilities to provide safe, innovative, and reliable solutions to meet customers’ diverse and complex challenges. With 2,700 team members, IAP operates in more than 110 locations in 27 countries and maintains offices in the Washington D.C. area, Florida, Maryland, Oklahoma, the United Kingdom, and the Middle East. Learn more at www.iapws.com.
Since 1999, Avenge has set the standard in meeting global aviation service needs and conducting Government flight operations. Specializing in Airborne ISR flight operations and training throughout the world, including current operations in the Middle East, the overall success of Avenge is attributed to exceptional, pro-active leadership; established practices with proven results; and a dedicated family of employees. Headquartered in Sterling, VA, Avenge, a veteran-owned company, provides a full spectrum of aviation services, operational test & evaluation, engineering, and training support to the U.S. Government and private industry. Avenge’s staff of over 170 aviation specialists, systems operators, and flight operations management professionals provides aviation subject matter expertise to every branch of DoD’s armed forces, DHS, and other U.S. and foreign agencies. Avenge has flown over 450,000 hours of fixed-wing ISR operations, the vast majority in combat in Iraq, Afghanistan, and North Africa. Learn more at www.avengeinc.com.