Versar Books Iraq Work

Versar (NYSE Amex: VSR) secured a $1.5 million contract from the United States Forces-Iraq for Operations and Maintenance Training of Iraqi Ministry of Defense personnel.

According to the firm, “this contract will train and certify over 300 Iraqi Engineers and Technicians to operate and maintain electrical generation, water and waste water, and other mechanical systems related to the United States multi-billion dollar investment in the reconstruction effort of Iraq. Since 2004, Versar has provided training and development of the Iraqi workforce.”

The deal carries a performance term through September 2011.

“We are very proud to again be selected in the training and development of the Iraqi workforce, ” CEO Tony Otten said. “We believe these efforts are directly contributing to the advancement and stabilization of the region and Iraqi people.”

You may also be interested in...

William Conley CTO Mercury Systems

Mercury Systems’ William Conley Joins NDIA Central Georgia Chapter Board

William Conley, chief technology officer of Mercury Systems (Nasdaq: MRCY), has been named to the board of directors for the National Defense Industrial Association's Central Georgia chapter. He will serve as a board member for a term of up to six years, Mercury Systems said Thursday.

Cloud IT

DHS Posts $3B Data Center, Cloud Solicitation

The Department of Homeland Security has issued a request for proposals for its indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity Data Center and Cloud Optimization contract worth potentially $3.35B over 10 years.