Company tapped to provide technical and analytical support for DoD research and technology
FAIRFAX, Va. – October 18, 2018 – ECS, a leader in advanced technology, science, and engineering solutions has been named one of seven prime contractors on an $850 million, five-year contract to provide technical, financial, administrative and business support services to the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). The DARPA Technical and Analytical Support Services (TASS) multiple-award, indefinite delivery/indefinite quality (IDIQ) contract covers a broad range of high-level advisory and assistance services, from the development of strategic and technical plans to research and risk assessment for new technologies.
As an agency of the US Department of Defense (DoD), DARPA’s mission is to develop breakthrough technologies for national security by working with innovators inside and outside of the federal government. ECS is a respected partner in all six of the DARPA technical offices, with prime contracts in DARPA’s Tactical Technology Office (TTO), Defense Science Office (DSO), Strategic Technology Office (STO), Microsystems Technology Office (MTO), and Contracts Management Office (CMO).
“We are excited that ECS was again selected as a prime awardee at DARPA,” stated Tim Wilde, senior vice president of science and engineering at ECS. “We have a truly dedicated team of scientists, engineers, and program analysts that are devoted to making the DARPA mission successful.”
“ECS has a long history supporting the DARPA mission,” said George Wilson, president of ECS. “We are especially excited about the innovations ECS can bring to the table related to artificial intelligence and machine learning, as DARPA outlines the path for the next wave of AI technologies.”
ECS, a segment of ASGN, delivers advanced solutions and services in cloud, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), application and IT modernization, and science and engineering. The company solves critical, complex challenges for customers across the U.S. public sector, defense, intelligence and commercial industries. ECS maintains partnerships with leading cloud, cybersecurity, and AI/ML providers and holds specialized certifications in their technologies. Headquartered in Fairfax, Virginia, ECS has more than 2,400 employees throughout the U.S. and has been recognized as a Top Workplace by The Washington Post for the last five years. For more information, visit www.ECStech.com.
ASGN Incorporated (NYSE: ASGN) is one of the foremost providers of IT and professional services in the technology, digital, creative, healthcare technology, engineering, life sciences, and government sectors. ASGN and its divisions are viewed as best in class across multiple industries and have built an outstanding reputation for excellence over the past 33 years. ASGN is based in Calabasas, California, with multiple offices throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe. To learn more, visit www.asgn.com.
Tim Wilde, Senior VP, Science & Engineering