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Truestone Awarded Prime Contract to Support Joint Improvised Explosive Device (IED) Defeat Organization

May 2012 - Truestone, LLC was awarded a prime contract by the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) Federal Systems Integration and Management Center (FEDSIM) to provide Systems Engineering and Technical Assistance (SETA) for the Joint Improvised Explosive Defeat Organization (JIEDDO). This contract is a $208 million, 5-year, indefinite-delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ).

Work will be performed in Northern Virginia and at Combat Commands (COCOMs) throughout the world. "We are proud to be bringing our technical and SETA expertise to this life saving mission," said Warren Soloduk, Truestone's Managing Director. As prime contractor, Truestone, in coordination with JIEDDO personnel, will provide Systems Engineering and Technical Assistance (SETA) support involving independent research and experimental development, as well as analytical, technical, and operational assistance. Specific services include:

  • Engineering Analysis and Applied Technology
  • Enterprise and Strategic Engineering and Technical Analysis
  • Acquisition Program Support
  • Operations and Intelligence Support
  • Engineering and Technical Support Services
Formally established by DoD Directive in 2006, the Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization (JIEDDO) is the Department of Defense's lead counter-IED organization, solely focused on winning the fight against IEDs. Working with joint military forces, government, academia, industry, and international partners, JIEDDO is rapidly finding, developing, and delivering emerging capabilities to counter the IED as a weapon of strategic influence.

About Truestone

Truestone delivers enterprise IT, network engineering, systems integration, telecommunications infrastructure, and cyber security solutions. Founded in 2003, Truestone employs approximately 300 people located in Herndon and Suffolk, VA and at customer sites nationwide. Truestone is a subsidiary of Akima, LLC--a NANA company. For more information, click here