AFRICOM selects CACI for training and mission support

United States based Information solutions and services provider – CACI International has been awarded a task order to support US Africa Command (AFRICOM).

The task order involves a six-year contract worth $249 million to provide operational, planning and training support to personnel at US Africa Command (USAFRICOM).

CACI made the announcement regarding the task order on 16 March, saying it covers high-level mission expertise to Africom and its commands as well as partners. This will be the first time that CACI has worked directly with USAFRICOM.

John Mengucci, President and CEO of CACI said: ‘This contract represents new business for our company with a new customer, demonstrating CACI is prepared to support US service members around the globe.’

CACI staff will work to support AFRICOM missions at its headquarters in Germany as well as on the ground across the African continent. 

“CACI experts, located both at Africom headquarters in Germany and across Africa, will assist the command with planning and executing peacetime, crisis, and contingency operations. CACI will also use collaboration tools and techniques to increase efficiency and effectiveness.”

“CACI will draw upon its successful performance on similar military support programs…to assist Africom in completing its missions and mitigating risk. For example, CACI’s will improve mission execution, reduce costs, and minimize operational risks. CACI will also help Africom improve its communications and decision making,” CACI said.

Likewise, In July 2019, CACI was awarded a large contract that included support for Africom. The $645 million task order was to provide end-user support and information technology (IT) services to US European Command (EUCOM), Africa Command and Africom’s Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) over a five-year period.

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