ZEKIAH AWARDED A CONTRACT BY THE U.S. ARMY SPACE & MISSILE DEFENSE COMMAND ARMY FORCES STRATEGIC COMMAND (USASMDC/ARSTRAT)"
La Plata, Maryland, January 15, 2010 – La Plata, Md. – Zekiah announced today the award of a Scientific, Engineering and Technical Assistance (SETA) contract by the United States Army Space and Missile Defense Command / Army Forces Strategic Command (USASMDC/ARSTRAT) in support of Space and Missile Defense Initiatives Support III (SMDIS III) as a team member of SGIS. The total potential contract ceiling is $450 Million over a period of five years.
"This contract enhances our capabilities in the space and missile defense areas," said Zekiah CEO Brianna Bowling. "We are honored to be a part of such important initiatives for the U.S. Army and are committed to improving space and missile defense efforts in the United States and abroad."
Under this contract, Zekiah will provide scientific, engineering and technical assistance support for Space, Missile Defense, Global Strike, Information Operations, Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) and Homeland Security. The primary focus of the contract will be to support functional areas including, but not limited to vision statements and doctrine; development of architectures; and program support. More specifically, Zekiah will be providing services in areas such as planning; development; fielding documentation; modeling and simulation; system analysis and integration; integrated logistics support; development of strategy; support to the warfighter; contingency and mission support; program oversight; independent verification validation and test evaluation; prototype development; sustainment and operation, training; and analysis of emerging technologies.
Zekiah will be supporting various organizations under this contract including SASMDC/ARSTRAT, United States Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM), Northern Command (NORTHCOM), Naval Network and Space Operations Command (NNSOC), Air Force Space Command (AFSPC), Ground Based Mid-Course Missile Defense (GMD) and the Joint National Integration Center (JNIC).
Headquartered in La Plata, Maryland, Zekiah Technologies, Inc. is a small woman- owned systems engineering firm using innovative approaches to create software solutions. Built on a foundation of commercial application and government systems experience, Zekiah Technologies provides a full range of software development and geospatial services.
Zekiah has received many highly regarded national and state awards. Most recently, Zekiah was named to the 2009 Inc. 5000, Inc. Magazine’s list of the 5000 Fastest-Growing Private Companies in the Nation. Zekiah was also ranked #44 on P&B53’s 2009 Maryland’s Top Companies, was named to the 2008 Inc. 5000 and the Heritage Minority Business of the Year for 2009.
For more information on Zekiah, please visit us on the Web at www.zekiah.com.