An Acentia subsidiary has won a five-year, $97.2 million contractÂ to provide satellite mission operations and maintenance support toÂ the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
The company said TuesdayÂ thatÂ 2020 CompanyÂ will provide operations and maintenance, systems engineering and program management support services to NOAA’s satellite and product operations office.
Work will occurÂ at the NOAA Satellite Operations Facility and the Center for Weather and Climate Prediction, both inÂ Maryland.
Todd Stottlemyer, Acentia CEO, said the company has delivered IT services for otherÂ NOAA missions for the pastÂ seven years.
“[We] are pleased to have the opportunity to expand our relationship with the Agency and provide critical management and technical support for its satellite operationsâwhich provide life-saving, leading-edge scientific data globally.”
NOAA’s OSPO organizationÂ manages environmental satellite data and productsÂ as well as satellite and central ground facility operations for the collection, processing and distribution of data and products.