Parsons wins task order to support US Navy’s cyber space operations

11 November 2019 (Last Updated November 11th, 2019 10:16)

Parsons has received a task order to provide advanced video activity analytics (AVAA) to support the US Navy’s cyberspace operations.

Parsons wins task order to support US Navy’s cyber space operations
Parsons will provide technical, professional and management support services to support the US Navy’s cyber space operations. Credit: Parsons Corporation.

Parsons has received a task order to provide advanced video activity analytics (AVAA) to support the US Navy’s cyberspace operations.

This is the company’s first task order awarded by the Naval Information Warfare Center Pacific (NIWC Pacific) under an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, multiple-award contract.

The three-year deal has a base value of $293.8m and includes two 24-month option periods, which could take the total contract value to $710.98m.

Under the contract, the firm will provide technical, professional and management support services to help the navy establish and maintain cyberspace operations.

The contract will also support the ‘interoperability of systems, services and capabilities at the tactical, operational and strategic levels’.

Parsons C5ISR vice-president Chris Bush said: “Parsons is honoured to provide scalable, end-to-end solutions supporting NIWC Pacific’s mission to develop, deliver, and sustain information warfighting capabilities.

“Our technological expertise across multiple products and solutions, and services to integrate them into unique offerings, enhances national security and creates a safer world.”

The task order has a potential value of $11.7m. It includes a base period of one year and four one-year option periods.

Parsons’ AVAA is an automated analysis solution that integrates computer vision analytics from distinctly different sources into a single processing pipeline.

It gathers data and automatically detects actionable intelligence.

The scalable video and imagery exploitation solution ‘selects the best solutions from across the artificial intelligence/machine learning domain and combines them into a single solution’.

Analysts can use the actionable data to produce clips, snapshots, and annotations.

The multiple-award contract allows Parsons to compete for task orders during the ordering period. NIWC Pacific awarded contracts to eight other companies.