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Anteon Wins $350M US Army Contract (Feb. 24)

FAIRFAX, Va. --- Anteon International Corporation, a leading information technology and systems engineering and integration company, announced today that it has been awarded the Live Training Ranges (LTR) contract by the U.S. Army, Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation (PEO STRI) to design and install live training ranges and digital multipurpose battle area complexes.

Each LTR will provide real time situational awareness and data collection to support highly effective after action reviews. The estimated value of this five-year contract, if all options are exercised, is $350 million.

Anteon will design and install dynamic, modular and scaleable training solutions for individual, team and combined arms soldier training in a live fire environment. Range complexes will include the Digital Multipurpose Training Range Complex (DMPRC) and the Digital Multipurpose Battle Area Complex (DMBAX). These ranges will improve the quality of individual, crew/squad and platoon level training for U.S. Army Infantry and Armor units.

"Ranges play a critical role in getting our soldiers properly prepared to execute their missions to fight the war against terrorism around the world. We're proud to support our Warfighters by providing these dynamic instrumented training systems," stated Dan Johnson, Anteon's Chief Operating Officer. "Anteon has established itself as a leader in this mission-critical area, having developed the Army's first instrumented urban warfare training site at Fort Polk, Louisiana and continues to provide PEO STRI Common Training Instrumentation Architecture (CTIA) standards compliant support to similar training efforts at numerous locations. Range instrumentation continues to grow in importance as a means of providing realistic and cost-effective training to our troops."

Anteon, headquartered in Fairfax, Virginia, is a leading systems integrator, providing information technology and engineering solutions to the federal government and international sectors. The company was founded in 1976 and has grown to currently employ over 8,800 employees in more than 100 offices worldwide.

Anteon Awarded $350M Contract to Deliver Live Training Ranges for the U.S. Army