ECS announced On Thursday, the company was awarded a five-year, $53 million contract to support the U.S. Transportation Command’s Global Airlift Execution System.
“It is a privilege to continue to support GATES, providing the cargo and passenger handling capabilities needed by USTRANSCOM to project and sustain the Joint Force,” said John HeneghanPresident of ECS and 2022 Wash100 Price winner. “We enable continuous application integration and delivery so that GATES can iterate at the rate that technology evolves.”
ECS will provide agile software development to support and improve GATES operations for a global user base. Additionally, ECS will migrate additional functionality to the cloud and improve Agile software development processes.
“With our demonstrated expertise in Agile software development, GATES has seen faster technology iterations and development, fewer bugs in the field, and modernization of legacy systems,” said Luis Colon CastroVice President of Mission Systems at ECS.
GATES manages all air and sea cargo and passenger movements for Department of Defense missions, enabling air and sea port operators to manage the movement of cargo to its final destination.
GATES also provides passenger processing capabilities, including required verifications with the Department of Homeland Security and mission-specific in-transit visibility data for USTRANSCOM and other combatant commands.
ECS, the federal government segment of ASGN, provides advanced solutions in the areas of cybersecurity, data and artificial intelligence, cloud, application and IT modernization, science and technology. engineering.
The company solves critical and complex challenges for clients in the US public sector, defense, intelligence, and commercial industries. ECS maintains partnerships with leading cloud, cybersecurity and AI/ML vendors and holds specialist certifications in their technologies.