PAR Technology’s subsidiary Rome Research (RRC) has secured a new SeaPort-e task order from the US Navy.

Under the contract, the company will be responsible for delivery of telecommunications operations and maintenance services at the Global Information Grid facility at Camp Lemonnier in Djibouti, Africa.

Valued at $19.8m, the task order will continue for a base period of performance of one year and comes with four one-year options.

PAR Technology Government Business president Matthew Cicchinelli said: “We are pleased that the US Navy has selected RRC as its preferred provider for communications services at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Africa.

“Our communications O&M responsibility will include support to the CJTF-HOA, as well as several other tenants at Camp Lemonnier.”

“Our communications operations and maintenance (O&M) responsibility will include support to the Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), as well as several other tenants at Camp Lemonnier.

“We are committed to providing the navy with cost-effective solutions and delivering unsurpassed quality, value and customer satisfaction. RRC’s 18 years of experience supporting multiple navy telecommunications O&M contracts uniquely positions the RRC Team to achieve the command’s operational requirements in Djibouti.”

PAR Technology’s RRC division operates communications facilities for the US Department of Defense (DoD) and agencies worldwide.

The US Navy’s SeaPort-e is an electronic platform designed to acquire support services in 22 functional areas, which include engineering, financial management, and programme management.

The SeaPort-e platform offers an efficient and effective means of contracting for professional support services and to increase the participation of small businesses.