ARLINGTON, Va., December 18, 2017 - PAE was recently awarded a $79M task order under the Department of Defense (DoD) Counternarcotics and Global Threats (CN>) IDIQ, to provide base operating support for Forward Operating Locations in Curacao and Aruba.
The strategically located bases serve a key role in Department of Defense and Department of State counterdrug surveillance missions in the Southern U.S. Command (SOUTHCOM) area of operation. Under the task order, PAE will support aerial counterdrug surveillance operations, mission planning and execution, permanently assigned personnel, equipment and facilities, and deployed aircraft, personnel and equipment. The period of performance is for one base year and four option years.
"PAE's global footprint and experience supporting the U.S. government's national security interests is key to our success on the CN> IDIQ," said PAE CEO John Heller. "PAE is proud to work alongside the DoD and partner nations to combat narcotics trafficking, organized crime and narco-terrorist organizations."
PAE also recently won three additional CN> task orders to purchase, deliver and train partner nation forces on explosives and narcotics detection systems and associated equipment for Senegal, Ghana and Uzbekistan. PAE was awarded a seat on the CN> IDIQ in February 2016.
PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. With over 60 years of experience, PAE supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE has a global workforce of approximately 20,000 people and operates in more than 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, Va.