SOURCE: Vangent


August 23, 2010 09:47 ET

Vangent Awarded NOAA Environmental Satellite Processing and Distribution Services Operations & Maintenance Subcontract

Software Engineering, CRM, and Help Desk Capabilities Will Enable System to Collect and Distribute Environmental Satellite Data Products to Forecasters, Researchers, and Citizens

ARLINGTON, VA--(Marketwire - August 23, 2010) -  Vangent, Inc., a leading global provider of information management and strategic business process solutions, announced today it was awarded a subcontract by Science Systems and Applications, Inc. (SSAI) to support the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Environmental Satellite Processing and Distribution Services (ESPDS) Operations & Maintenance (O&M) contract.

The single-award cost-plus-award-fee contract has a one-year base period with four one-year option periods for a total period of performance of five years.

Under the NOAA ESPDS O&M contract, SSAI and partners will provide operations and maintenance support to NOAA's Environmental Satellite Processing Center (ESPC), which collects data from U.S. and international environmental satellites. Team members will receive and process satellite sensor data to provide the environmental information that is then distributed to forecasters, researchers and the public.

"Whether it is processing satellite imagery of hurricanes in the Atlantic Ocean or other environmental events, Vangent's work will help NOAA and the National Environmental Satellite Data and Information Service efficiently and effectively fulfill its mission of providing timely access to global environmental data to promote, protect, and enhance the Nation's economy, security, environment and quality of life," said Craig Janus, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Civilian, Defense and National Security, Vangent. 

SSAI's team includes Vangent, ManTech International and Global Network Systems, Inc.

About Vangent, Inc.
Vangent, Inc. is a global provider of consulting, systems integration, human capital management, and business process services to the U.S. federal and international governments, higher education institutions, and corporations. Vangent's 8,000 employees support clients including the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, the U.S. Departments of Defense, Education, Health and Human Services, and Labor; the U.S. Office of Personnel Management and the U.S. Census Bureau, as well as Fortune 500 companies. Headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, the company has offices throughout the U.S. and in the U.K., Canada, Mexico, Venezuela, and Argentina. For more information, visit

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