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February 28, 2011

Booz Allen Wins $113.8 Million U.S. Department of Transportation Contract

Booz Allen Hamilton, a premier provider of management and technology consulting services to the U.S. government in the defense, intelligence and civil markets, has been awarded with a Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity IDIQ contract to help the Federal Highway Administration enhance intelligent transportation systems.

The multiple-award IDIQ contract in support of the FHWA Research and Innovation Technology Administration Intelligent Transportation Systems Joint Program Office has a maximum value of $113.8 million over five years.

A national, multi-modal surface transportation system featuring a connected transportation environment among vehicles, infrastructure, and passengers' personal communications devices will be enabled by the ITS Joint Program Office.

Booz Allen, according to the terms of the contract, will provide a broad range of technical support services to the ITS Joint Program Office. The services include:  project planning, modeling and simulation activities; technical project management; systems engineering and integration; business model development; technology recommendations; scope of work development; procurement, deployment, and integration support, and program evaluation.

"This award reaffirms Booz Allen's commitment to the US DOT ITS Program," said Doug Lane, senior vice president, Booz Allen Hamilton (News - Alert), in a statement. "By combining Booz Allen's deep technical and programmatic expertise with a world-class team of ITS luminaries, we will help the ITS JPO succeed in its ultimate mission to enhance sustainability, safety, mobility and quality of life for all Americans."

With more than 25,000 employers, Booz Allen has been able to support Department of Transportation initiatives including Vehicle-to-Vehicle and Vehicle-to-Infrastructure communications, NG911, FAA NextGen (News - Alert), High Speed Rail, Positive Train Control and FAA SE2020.

In related news, Booz Allen Hamilton has signed a partnership with the U.S. Army Partnership for Youth Success program that will offer Army soldiers a chance to pursue a job with the firm after their military service.

Deepika Mala is a contributing editor for TMCnet. To read more of her articles, please visit her columnist page.

Edited by Carrie Schmelkin

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