WASHINGTON — Parsons Corp. announced May 17 it has won a $185 million U.S. Space Force contract for information technology and engineering services.
The contract is from the Space and Missile Systems Center Special Programs Directorate in Los Angeles, California, that oversees classified projects such as space surveillance sensors and systems to defend satellites.
The five-year deal expands Parsons’ existing contract in support of the “integrated solutions for situational awareness” — a government-owned software suite used by DoD and other agencies. The system has more than 5,000 users on classified networks. The software suite supports the development of code and applications.
The contract was a competitive award managed by GSA’s Federal Systems Integration and Management Center.
Parsons, based in Centerville, Virginia, has grown its space and geospatial business in recent years and acquired several companies in that sector.
This new award has a one-year base period with four one-year options. It includes services in space domain awareness, software development, astrophysics, intelligence and data analytics, space vehicle launch characterization, orbit determination, space asset tasking, modeling and simulation of satellite breakup.