ManTech International (NASDAQ: MANT) won a contract from the U.S. Army to support an Expeditionary Cellular Communications Service (ECCS) in Afghanistan.
According to the firm, “ManTech will design, build and maintain an integrated communications system that will provide continuous cell phone coverage for operational forces in Afghanistan. The solution will include permanent and mobile cell towers located on forward-operating bases.”
The deal is valued at $68 million.
“Uninterrupted communications are critical to our forces in remote regions, ” said Louis M. Addeo, president and chief operating officer of ManTech’s Technical Services Group. “ManTech’s ECCS solution draws from our extensive communications capabilities and our in-country support experience. We are proud of this opportunity to put our expertise to use once again in support of the coalition effort in Afghanistan.”