PAE Continues Support for Department of State Missions in Africa Through AFRICAP and ACOTA Contract Vehicles

November 05, 2015

ARLINGTON, VA., November 5, 2015 – PAE was recently awarded several task orders and contract modifications to continue supporting the United States foreign policy objectives in Africa through the Department of State Africa Peacekeeping Program (AFRICAP) II IDIQ and Africa Contingency Operations Training and Assistance (ACOTA) contract vehicles.

“We are proud to support the U.S. government’s commitment to bringing peace and stability to struggling regions in Africa by enhancing the capacities and capabilities of African partner countries,” said John Heller, CEO of PAE. “PAE has supported Department of State initiatives in Africa since 1995, and we are honored to continue supporting this critical mission.”

Under the AFRICAP II IDIQ contract, PAE was awarded six task orders in September to support African militaries and other end users with: construction projects, force protection, installation and configuration services, procurement, equipping and training troops, advisory services, aviation support and logistics. Under pre-existing task orders, PAE already provides the following: equipment and training; logistics and facility operations and maintenance support; equipment maintenance advisory services; administrative support and advisory services.

PAE won additional task orders in September to support the ACOTA vehicle in Rwanda, Guinea, Benin, Benin Multidimensional National Joint Task Force (MNJTF), Tanzania and Senegal. Under these task orders, PAE trainers will be directly responsible for enhancing the capability and capacity of these countries' respective national militaries to achieve training self-sufficiency and increase battalion readiness to participate in multinational peacekeeping operations.

PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. In its 60th year of business, PAE provides services in aviation, capacity building and stabilization, critical infrastructure, expeditionary logistics, identity and information management solutions, integrated security solutions, test and training ranges, and training solutions to support the complex missions of our customers around the world. PAE has a workforce of approximately 15,000 people in over 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

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