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ManTech Awarded US Army Contract To Provide ECCS In Afghanistan

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by Staff Writers
Fairfax VA (SPX) Nov 04, 2010
ManTech International has announced that it has been awarded a contract from the U.S. Army to provide Expeditionary Cellular Communications Service (ECCS) in Afghanistan.

The contract is valued at $68 million.

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.

"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."

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