FAIRFAX, Va. , Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SRA International, Inc.
(NYSE: SRX), a leading provider of technology and strategic consulting
services and solutions to government organizations and commercial clients,
today announced it has been awarded a contract with the Department of Homeland
Security's (DHS) Office of Emergency Communications (OEC). The contract is
valued at more than
Under this contract, SRA Touchstone will provide the OEC with strategic and project management consulting services including governance development, communications and outreach, performance management, organizational strategy, and policy analysis. Touchstone supports several of OEC's primary activities: implementing the National Emergency Communications Plan, assisting 56 U.S. states and territories to implement their DHS-approved statewide communication interoperability plans, and coordinating with the Federal Emergency Management Agency on the Interoperable Emergency Communications Grant Program.
"DHS recognizes that interoperability is best addressed through coordination and collaboration with emergency response stakeholders across disciplines, at all levels of government, and within the private sector," said Max Hall , SRA Civil Sector senior vice president. "SRA Touchstone provides DHS with unique facilitation and project management expertise where stakeholder input is converted into applicable federal guidance at the federal, state, local and tribal levels of government."
SRA Touchstone has worked for years with government emergency response stakeholders to understand their needs and collaborate with them to develop practical and relevant interoperability solutions for their clients. SRA Touchstone now is working with OEC, one of the newest offices within DHS mandated by Congress to address interoperability at all levels of government.
About SRA International, Inc.
SRA and its subsidiaries are dedicated to solving complex problems of global significance for government organizations serving the national security, civil government and global health markets. Founded in 1978, the company and its subsidiaries have expertise in such areas as air surveillance and air traffic management; contract research organization (CRO) services; cybersecurity; disaster response planning; enterprise resource planning; environmental strategies; IT systems, infrastructure and managed services; logistics; public health preparedness; strategic management consulting; systems engineering; and wireless integration.
FORTUNE(R) magazine has chosen SRA as one of the "100 Best Companies to Work For" for nine consecutive years. The company and its subsidiaries employ more than 6,400 employees serving clients from headquarters in Fairfax, Va. , and offices around the world. For additional information on SRA, please visit www.sra.com.
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