WidePoint Nabs Potential $500M DHS Award for Cellular Managed Services

The Department of Homeland Security in late November awarded WidePoint Corp.

[WYY] a potential five-year contract to continue to deliver cellular wireless managed services (CWMS). “The mobile landscape has evolved significantly since the first CWMS contract was awarded to WidePoint in 2013,” says Jin Kang, the company’s CEO. “The new DHS CWMS 2.0 contract continues DHS’s visionary leadership for maximizing mobile equipment and services and understanding the scope of services that will be required by DHS and its components in the coming years.” The contract has a one-year base period and four one-year options.

Coast Guard Awards Raytheon Technologies $45M for MH-65 Avionics Support

Raytheon Technologies [RTX] has received a potential $45 million contract from the Coast Guard to provide the common avionics architecture system and automatic flight control system components for the service’s MH-65E helicopters. Raytheon Technologies’ Collins Aerospace will provide the components through Nov. 2024. The value of the initial order is $14.9 million.

TSA Awards Smiths Detection $4M for ETD Systems

Smiths Detection says it has received a $4 million competitive contract from the Transportation Security Administration to provide IONSCAN 500 DT explosive trace detection (ETD) systems to airports over the next two years. The ETDs will be used for secondary screening at checkpoints and checked baggage areas. The contract includes on-site maintenance services.

CBP Awards ManTech $273M for Intelligence Support Services

ManTech [MANT] won a potential five-year $273 million contract from Customs and Border Protection to provide business intelligence support services (BISS) to help the agency preempt act of crime and terrorism. ManTech is the incumbent for the work, which it began in 2017. ManTech said that under the new BISS award, it will build on its suite of analytics, automation and artificial intelligence capabilities that signal emerging threats in real time, triggering rapid responses, intervention and targeting of dangerous actors. The BISS does intelligence analysis of multiple data sources, predictive modeling using machine learning, threat research using classified and open-source data, entity resolution of travelers via true positive identification, and query support of CBP’s big data platforms. The company will also develop advanced visualizations to translate complex data findings into actionable intelligence for CBP officers to identify the intent, threat level and precise location of targets.