PAR Technology Announces $14.2 Million U.S. Navy Contract Award in Djibouti, Africa
NEW HARTFORD, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- PAR Technology Corporation (NYS: PAR) announced today that the U.S. Navy awarded its subsidiary, Rome Research Corporation (RRC), a contract to provide telecommunications operations and maintenance services at the Global Information Grid (GIG) facility at Camp Lemonnier in Djibouti, Africa. The value of the contract is $14.2 million, with a performance period of 5 years. This site will join the many other communications facilities that RRC operates for the Navy in the United States and throughout the world.
"We are pleased that the U.S. Navy has selected RRC as its preferred provider for communications services at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Africa — the only U.S. Military installation in Africa. Our communications operations and maintenance (O&M) responsibility will include support to the Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) as well as several other tenants at Camp Lemonnier," commented Steve Lynch, President of PAR Technology's Government Operations. "We are committed to providing the Navy with the most cost-effective solution and to delivering unsurpassed quality, value and customer satisfaction. RRC's 12 years of experience supporting multiple NCTAMS LANT telecommunications O&M contracts uniquely positions the RRC team to achieve the Command's operational requirements in Djibouti."
As a critical team member of NCTAMS LANT Detachment, Camp Lemonnier, RRC's mission will be to provide critical 24/7/365 communications O&M services in support of CJTF-HOA as well as a variety of other tenant commands and U.S. Federal Agencies. RRC's support to U.S. and coalition forces will be a key enabler for successful operations throughout the Horn of Africa. Camp Lemonnier is located adjacent to the Djibouti-Ambouli International Airport and is home to a multinational force of more than 3000 personnel along with nearly 800 local national personnel.
The GIG is the global network of information capabilities, processes and personnel for collecting, processing, storing, disseminating and managing information on demand for use by military commanders, policy makers and support personnel. The GIG provides capabilities to operating locations that include bases, posts, camps, stations, facilities, mobile platforms and deployed sites. It also provides interfaces to coalition, allied and non-DoD users and systems.
Rome Research Corporation, headquartered in Rome, New York, is a telecommunications and information technology services company that provides on-site support to the U.S. Department of Defense and other federal government agencies. RRC has 40 years of experience, with operations throughout the continental United States and worldwide. Since 1992, RRC has expanded its domain expertise through the award and execution of communications support contracts with the Navy, Air Force, Army and federal government agencies. RRC currently provides critical communications services at 14 U.S. military and government facilities around the world. A major communications service provider for the Navy, RRC is presently responsible for providing O&M support at 9 of the Navy's communication stations worldwide. For more information, visit www.romeresearch.com.
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PAR Technology Corporation's stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol PAR. PAR's Hospitality segment has been a leading provider of restaurant and retail technology for more than 30 years. PAR offers technology solutions for the full spectrum of restaurant operations, from large chain and independent table service restaurants to international quick service chains. PAR's Hospitality business also markets hotel management systems that provide a complete suite of powerful tools for guest management, recreation management, and timeshare/condo management. In addition, PAR provides the spa industry a leading management application that was specifically designed to support the unique needs of the resort spa and day spa markets, a rapidly growing hospitality segment. Products from PAR also can be found in retailers, cinemas, cruise lines, stadiums and food service companies. PAR also provides technology solutions to the Department of Defense and other federal agencies to address evolving intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance needs, as well as being a leading provider of military communications support services.
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