The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded Evolvent Technologies, a wholly-owned subsidiary of ManTech International Corporation (NASDAQ:MANT), a prime contract to provide IT services and solutions for the NIH Health Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center (NITAAC). The Governmentwide Acquisition Contract (GWAC) is a 10-year Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract with a total ceiling value of $20 billion for all awardees.
NITAAC’s mission is to provide quality IT products and services through the use of innovative GWACs in support of federal agencies in an efficient and economical manner.
Under 10 task areas on the Chief Information Officer-Solutions and Partners (CIOSP-3) contract, Evolvent will support NITAAC with a range of professional IT and support services including health, health science and biomedical-related IT services to meet scientific, health, administrative, operational, managerial, and information management requirements.
"We are pleased to provide innovative IT services and solutions in support of the NIH mission,” said Terry M. Ryan, president and chief operating officer of ManTech’s Emerging Markets Group (EMG). "Evolvent maintains the requisite health, biomedical, cyber and large-scale IT development and integration skills and experience to help make NITAAC projects successful. Our high-end engineers, analysts and subject matter experts will provide innovative approaches to implementation and are dedicated to support the NITAAC mission for all their program requirements.”“ManTech’s commitment to the emerging Health IT sector was validated through our acquisition of Evolvent earlier this year. We are very gratified that this strategy has been borne out so quickly in the award of this $20 billion GWAC,” stated ManTech Chairman and CEO George J. Pedersen. Mr. Pedersen went on to say, “These types of promising opportunities are the reason and means for establishing the Emerging Markets Group under our new organizational structure.” About ManTech International Corporation ManTech is a leading provider of innovative technologies and solutions for mission-critical national security programs for the intelligence community; the Department of Defense, including health organizations; the departments of State, Homeland Security, Energy and Justice, including the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI); the space community; the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; and other U.S. federal government customers. We provide support to critical national security programs for approximately 60 federal agencies through 1,000 current contracts. ManTech’s expertise includes command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR) lifecycle support; cyber security; global logistics support; intelligence/counter-intelligence support; information technology (IT) modernization and sustainment; systems engineering; test and evaluation; and health IT. ManTech supports major national missions, such as military readiness, terrorist threat detection, information security and border protection. Additional information on ManTech can be found at www.mantech.com. Forward-Looking Information Statements and assumptions made in this press release, which do not address historical facts, constitute “forward-looking” statements that ManTech believes to be within the definition in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and involve risks and uncertainties, many of which are outside of our control. These forward-looking statements are inherently subject to risks and uncertainties, and actual results and outcomes may differ materially from the results and outcomes we anticipate. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those we anticipate include, but are not limited to, adverse changes in U.S. government spending priorities; adverse changes in future levels of expenditures for programs we support caused by budgetary pressures facing the federal government and changing mission priorities; the failure to obtain option awards, task orders or funding under the contract;; risk of contract performance, modification, or termination; the failure to maintain strong relationships with other contractors; and competition. These and other risk factors are more fully discussed in the section entitled “Risks Factors” in ManTech’s Annual Report on Form 10-K, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Feb. 24, 2012, and from time to time in ManTech’s other filings. The forward-looking statements included in this news release are only made as of the date of this press release, and ManTech undertakes no obligation to publicly update any of the forward-looking statements made herein, whether as a result of new information, subsequent events or circumstances, changes in expectations or otherwise.