IAP Worldwide to support Indiana National Guard's cyber mission

IAP Worldwide Services has been contracted to provide systems development and integration of technology in support of the Indiana National Guard's cyber mission.

Under the $45m US government contract, IAP will provide command-and-control platform for the real-time training capabilities for the Atterbury-Muscatatuck Cyber Technology Environment.

IAP National Security and Technology vice-president Rob Hargis said: "IAP will proudly deliver world-class service to the Indiana National Guard at its marquis cyber range at the Atterbury complex.

"Supporting the nation's cyber-preparedness highlights our talented core National Security Programs Information Technology practice and reflects our ongoing commitment to ensure success for our customers."

Operated by the Indiana National Guard, Muscatatuck is the only advanced urban training facility within the US Department of Defense portfolio.

The centre has a 1,000 acre urban training facility located near Butlerville, Indiana and it also houses the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), Civilian Expeditionary Workforce (CEW), and Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) and Ministry of Defense Advisor (MoDA) Program.

The Muscatatuck trains civilian first responders, inter-agency, joint civilian/military response operations, and military urban warfare.

The contract also requires the company to support cyber technology requirements reaching all defense systems/platforms used by Department of Defense, Federal, and state agencies, including city, emergency, and support agencies.

With 2,500 employees, IAP operates in more than 110 locations in 27 countries across the world and maintains offices in the Washington DC area, Florida, Maryland, Oklahoma, the UK, and the Middle East.