CACI International Inc
) recently secured a 5-year contract worth $40 million to support
development and fielding of chemical and biological defense
equipment required to protect the U.S. armed forces.
Leveraging its leadership position in the Engineering-Technical
and Logistics Domains of the Omnibus Program Engineering and
Technical Support (OPETS) contract, CACI International intends to
expand its presence in the C4ISR (command, control,
communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, and
reconnaissance). Moving forward, the contract is likely to foster
significant growth for CACI International, as it entails the
development of chemical and biological defense solutions to
safeguard the armed forces against chemical and biological
The company would work for the Department of Defense (DoD) Joint
Program Executive Office for Chemical and Biological Defense
(JPEO-CBD), which is responsible for research, development,
acquisition and lifecycle support of chemical and biological
detection, protection and installation for critical missions
abroad and in the U.S.
A leader in IT outsourcing for the U.S. federal government, CACI
International has ample exposure to the DoD and Department of
Homeland Security budgets. CACI International's
system-integration skills and intelligence expertise consume a
significant portion of the funds earmarked for the Department of
Homeland Security while creating systems that will facilitate
sharing of critical information among all intelligence agencies.
Based in Arlington, Virginia, CACI International delivers IT
applications and infrastructure to improve communications and
secure the integrity of information systems and networks, enhance
data collection and analysis, and increase efficiency and mission
The company faces tough competition from established players in
the industry, which include formidable names such as
Lionbridge Technologies Inc
CACI International currently has a Zacks Rank #4 (Sell). One of
) carries a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).
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