FAIRFAX, Va., June 07, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) has awarded ManTech International Corporation (Nasdaq:MANT) a contract to provide technical, engineering, advisory, and management support and counterintelligence advisory and assistance services. This cost-plus-fixed-fee contract has two base years and three 1-year options with a value of approximately $32 million. ManTech will provide the MDA with advisory and assistance services support to counter or neutralize intelligence-collection efforts directed against the MDA, its personnel, information, material, facilities, and activities worldwide. "We are pleased to provide critical support to the MDA at a time when insider threats, as well as external threat actors, are becoming increasingly sophisticated," said L. William Varner, president of ManTech's Mission, Cyber & Intelligence Solutions (MCIS) Group. "Our cyber security capabilities, in addition to a longstanding history of protecting our nation's most critical programs, will provide a unique advantage to our customers against emerging threats." About ManTech International Corporation ManTech provides innovative technologies and solutions for mission-critical national security programs for the Intelligence Community; the Departments of Defense, State, Homeland Security, Health and Human Services, Veterans Affairs and Justice, including the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI); the space community; and other U.S. government customers. We support important national missions by providing services to approximately 50 federal government agencies under approximately 1,000 current contracts. ManTech's expertise includes cyber security; software and systems development; enterprise information technology; multi-discipline intelligence; program protection and mission assurance; systems engineering; test and evaluation (T&E); command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR); training; supply chain management and logistics; and management consulting. 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, or adverse changes in the timing of receipt of revenues under contracts included in backlog; or 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.