September 06, 2016 09:20 ET

AMERICAN SYSTEMS Awarded $52 Million Contract to Continue Professional Engineering Services for the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Developmental Test and Evaluation

Five-Year Contract Extends Firm's Developmental Test & Evaluation Support

CHANTILLY, VA--(Marketwired - Sep 6, 2016) - AMERICAN SYSTEMS today announced it was awarded a $52 Million Contract by Washington Headquarters Services (WHS) for the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Developmental Test and Evaluation (DASD(DT&E)) to provide professional engineering services. Under the terms of the five-year (base year plus four option years) contract, awarded under the General Services Administration's One Acquisition Solution for Integrated Services (OASIS) contract vehicle, AMERICAN SYSTEMS will continue its support of the DASD(DT&E) mission to ensure Major Defense Acquisition Program/Major Automated Information System (MDAP/MAIS) acquisition programs deliver the data and assessments needed to support critical acquisition and engineering decisions, including the decisions to begin development and enter production. 

AMERICAN SYSTEMS will provide Warfare Area Staff Specialists to monitor, review, and assess the developmental test planning, programming, and execution activities of the approximately 150 MDAPs and MAIS under DASD(DT&E). Services include supporting MDAP/MAIS acquisition program managers and chief developmental testers in the development of comprehensive and efficient test strategies. Work also includes assessing program progress at various key milestones to inform acquisition decision makers. AMERICAN SYSTEMS will support DASD(DT&E) in managing workflow, tracking action items, and financial execution. 

"This contract award further validates our position as a leading provider of test and evaluation services and solutions," said Peter Smith, President and CEO of AMERICAN SYSTEMS. "AMERICAN SYSTEMS is proud to be able to continue our support of the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense."

Founded in 1975, AMERICAN SYSTEMS is a government Engineering and IT solutions provider and one of the top 100 employee-owned companies in the United States, with approximately 1,400 employees nationwide. Based in the Washington, D.C., suburb of Chantilly, VA, the company provides Test and Evaluation; Acquisition and Lifecycle Support; Engineering and Analysis; Enterprise IT; and Training solutions to DOD, Intel, and civilian government customers. For more information, visit:

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