FAIRFAX, Va., March 20, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Department of the Interior has awarded ManTech International Corporation (Nasdaq:MANT) a task order under ManTech's General Services Administration Federal Supply Schedule 70 contract to provide IT services in support of the Department of Defense (DoD) Defense Medical Information Exchange (DMIX) Program Management Office. The task order has a 1-year base period of performance and two 6-month option periods, with a value of $10.9 million. Under this task order, ManTech will provide software analysis, design, development, and testing and implementation to further consolidate the DoD health community's legacy data sharing initiatives and expand the capabilities of the existing DMIX systems. The goal of the program is to streamline existing capabilities into a single, reliable data sharing mechanism, while reducing redundancy and continuing to support the secure exchange of standardized health data with all partners. "Building the data bridge from legacy electronic health records to DoD, Veterans Affairs, and private sector providers is critical to ensuring quality healthcare for our military personnel and veterans," said Daniel J. Keefe, president and chief operating officer of ManTech's Mission Solutions & Services Group. "ManTech has supported the interoperability of health data between DoD and the VA since 2010, and we are pleased to continue providing innovative solutions for this important initiative." 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 Departments of Defense, State, Homeland Security, Energy, Veterans Affairs, and Justice, including the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI); the health and space communities; and other U.S. federal government customers. We provide support to critical national security programs for approximately 50 federal agencies through approximately 1,000 current contracts. ManTech's expertise includes cyber security; command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (C4ISR) solutions and services; information technology (IT) modernization and sustainment; intelligence/counter-intelligence solutions and support; systems engineering; healthcare analytics and IT; global logistics support; test and evaluation; and environmental, range, and sustainability services. ManTech supports major national missions, such as military readiness and wellness, 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 the results we anticipate include, but are not limited to, the following: failure to obtain option awards, task orders, or funding under contracts; failure to realize the full amount of our backlog; renegotiation, modification, or termination of our contracts; or failure to perform in conformity with contract terms or our expectations. These and other risk factors are more fully discussed in the section entitled "Risk Factors" in ManTech's Annual Report on Form 10-K, and, from time to time, in ManTech's other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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