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February 28, 2014

Serco awarded $13 million Marine training systems support contract

Serco Inc., a provider of professional, technology, and management services, has announced the award of a new contract to provide training support to the US Marine Corps.

The Marine Air Ground Task Force Training Systems Support contract has a one-year base period and one six-month option period valued at nearly $18 million, if the option is exercised.

Under this contract, Serco will support Combat Instructor School training, systems integrations and operations in a classroom and operations center environment in support of MAGTF Staff Training Program Division-sponsored and supported events.  Serco will deliver collaborative tools and web development for garrison and tactical event environments.  Training support will include warfighting skills and seminars, mission rehearsal exercises, C2 systems, and combat simulation.  Serco expects to hire over 100 new employees to support this contract at 6 sites around the world.

“The Marines mission is critical to our national security and we are proud to support them on this effort,” said Dan Allen, Serco Inc.’s Chairman and Chief Executive officer.  “Serco is known around the world for the quality of our training programs.  We look forward to putting our experience to work for the Marines and to support their vital training requirements.”

Personnel and Readiness is a key capability within Serco’s market offering.  The company provides training and simulation to over 1,000 students a month at the U.S. Army Maneuver Center of Excellence in Fort Benning, Ga.  At Fort Benning, Serco conducts and supports integrated and immersive tactical training exercises up to Brigade level using Live, Virtual, and Constructive Gaming systems. Serco utilizes integrated exercise systems like Command Post of the Future, Future Battle Command Brigade and Below, Army Battle Command Systems and Virtual Battlespace II.




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