ICF International Awarded $1.5M Task Order under Department of Homeland Security Contract
ICF to Support National-Level Terrorism Prevention Exercise in 2009
Fairfax, Virginia, December 15, 2008 -
ICF Consulting Services, LLC, a subsidiary of ICF International (NASDAQ:ICFI), announced today that it was awarded a new task order subcontract under an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Department of Homeland Security (DHS) National Exercise Division (NED). The two-year task order began in October 2008. ICF’s portion is valued at $1.5 million.
Under the task order, ICF is one of several subcontractors working with prime Northrop Grumman to support National Level Exercise 2009 (NLE-09). The exercise, formerly known as TOPOFF 5, is a high-priority, national-level terrorism prevention exercise scheduled for execution in July 2009. Specifically, ICF is tasked with managing interagency working groups, developing conferences and seminars using Homeland Security Evaluation procedures, and providing specific support to FEMA Region 6 and its states. ICF will also build terrorism scenarios, execute prevention exercises, and evaluate performance following NLE-09 execution.
FEMA’s National Exercise Program (NEP) is the nation's overarching homeland security exercise program. It supports organizations in achieving objective assessments of their capabilities so that strengths, and areas for improvement are identified, corrected, and shared prior to a real incident.
“Since 2003, ICF has supported DHS’ infrastructure protection efforts as well as provided contract support on regional terrorism exercises,” said John Weber, ICF vice president and expert in national preparedness. “We are excited about working with DHS and the Northrop Grumman team on planning and executing this national-level exercise and assisting the agency in improving its terrorism prevention strategy.”
About ICF International
ICF International (NASDAQ:ICFI) partners with government and commercial clients to deliver consulting services and technology solutions in the energy, climate change, environment, transportation, social programs, health, defense, and emergency management markets. The firm combines passion for its work with industry expertise and innovative analytics to produce compelling results throughout the entire program life cycle, from analysis and design through implementation and improvement. Since 1969, ICF has been serving government at all levels, major corporations, and multilateral institutions. More than 3,000 employees serve these clients worldwide. ICF’s Web site is www.icfi.com.
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