CARMEL, Ind. (Inside INdiana Business) – The US Department of Defense has awarded a $ 12.6 billion contract to a group of five Indiana companies. The 10-year contract provides a variety of information technology support services for the Defense Intelligence Agency.
Companies include Leaf Software Solutions, The Mako Group, and 3DGS, all located in Carmel, as well as Lifeline Data Center in Indianapolis and Infosentience in Bloomington. You will be subcontracting Virginia-based MetroStar, which plans to set up headquarters in the Indiana Midwest.
“The Department of Defense is looking for teams like this. the combination of a big prime like MetroStar working hand in hand with small, nontraditional companies like Leaf Software Solutions, The Mako Group, Lifeline Data Centers, infosentience and 3DGS, ”said Mike Dodd, Chairman of the Advisory Board at Dioltas, who had one advisory role in building the winning team. “Cooperation and teamwork are the be-all and end-all, and MetroStar knows that anything is possible when we join forces.”
The DIA says the contract will facilitate global coverage for integrated IT intelligence requirements and technical support services for itself and the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.
As part of the contract, the companies will also support “the redesign and development of business processes, performance indicators and metrics, feasibility studies and the development and planning of IT system architectures”.