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Hexagon US Federal Selected by NGA for $15M Cartographic Web Services (CWS) Contract

October 5, 2020 GMT
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CHANTILLY, Va., Oct. 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Hexagon US Federal has been selected as the single award prime contractor for a National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) Cartographic Web Service (CWS) contract, a $15M contract for up to five years.

As prime contractor, Hexagon US Federal will provide the deployer-proven CWS for the high volume, rapid production of maps and charts. This contract is a continuation of support Hexagon US Federal previously provided to NGA.

“We’re proud to provide CWS as part of our NGA support as a critical element to the Source Directorate mission,” said Tammer Olibah, Hexagon US Federal CEO. “It’s an honor to be a partner for NGA as they undertake modernization efforts which are vital to national security.”

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The CWS system, which was selected following a rigorous NGA evaluation of differing Automated Finishing Systems (AFS), will provide NGA, its customers, and international partners the ability to rapidly generate high volumes of mapping/charting products.

The contract work began in September 2020 with a base of one year, and an option of up to four additional years. Work will take place primarily in Huntsville, Alabama, with support from other locations throughout the United States.

Hexagon US Federal is part of Hexagon serving the U.S. federal market. Hexagon is a global leader in sensor, software and autonomous solutions. We are putting data to work to boost efficiency, productivity, and quality across industrial, manufacturing, infrastructure, safety, and mobility applications.

Our technologies are shaping urban and production ecosystems to become increasingly connected and autonomous – ensuring a scalable, sustainable future. Learn more at hexagonusfederal.com.

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