NextGen Secures ASTEROID Task Order Supporting US Army DEVCOM C5ISR Center’s ESI Directorate

Morgantown, WV (August 2023) – NextGen Federal Systems (NextGen), a leading provider of cutting-edge solutions and technology services, proudly announces the award of the highly sought-after Analytics Solution to Establish Real-Time Operational Information Dominance (ASTEROID) Task Order under the General Services Administration (GSA) One Acquisition Solution for Integrated Services (OASIS) Small Business Pool 3 Contract.

With a significant value of $170 million, this task order represents a major milestone for NextGen and its dedication to supporting the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command (DEVCOM); Command, Control, Computers, Communications, Cyber, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C5ISR) Center; Engineering and Systems Integration (ESI) Directorate.  “We are honored to have been selected for the ASTEROID task order, and excited to collaborate with ESI and its mission partners,” said Jay Reddy, NextGen CEO. 

ASTEROID aims to advance the Army’s analytic capabilities in C5ISR domains, encompassing all source; collection management; cyber intelligence; electronic warfare; signals intelligence; processing, exploitation, and dissemination; weather; and data analytics. This effort will facilitate the research and development (R&D) of system and system-of-system engineering design, allowing for the implementation of “quick reaction” capabilities to address urgent needs and support operational requirements of end-users. R&D services under this program include software engineering activities, prototype development, post-production engineering support, technology modernization and insertion, and the application of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML).

Along with a team of 14 accomplished and highly skilled industry partners, the company is well-positioned to deliver R&D and prototyping services and advanced capabilities across C5ISR domains for the U.S. Army. “This award demonstrates our team’s ability to rapidly deliver cutting-edge prototypes in EW, Cyber, and AI/ML to warfighters engaged in multi-domain operations,” said JP Lapps, NextGen Senior Vice President.

Dave Bissett, Vice President & Group Manager, adds, “This award is a culmination of the hard work and diligence of our staff and teammates. I couldn’t be prouder. We look forward to embarking on this effort with ESI and our industry partners, applying that same hard work and diligence to support our nation’s defense capabilities and deliver technological advancements in the military sector.”

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NextGen is an innovative information technology and professional services provider specializing in agile software solutions as well as comprehensive mission and business support services. We design, develop, implement, and manage information technology (IT) solutions that measurably improve our customer’s organizational performance. Our core areas of expertise include C5ISR Software Development, Modern IT Systems Engineering, Modeling and Simulation, Cyber Security & Data Management. NextGen adheres to industry standard practices and processes, including CMMI, ISO, and PMBOK.

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