Serco, a US-based provider of professional, technology and management services, has secured a re-compete contract to support the Navy Expeditionary Medical Support Command (NEMSCOM) and its deployable medical systems.
The company will provide deployable medical systems solutions to help medical personnel provide healthcare that meets warfighter and humanitarian requirements in almost any operating environment worldwide.
The $22.7m five-year contract has a one-year base period and four one-year option periods.
Serco chairman and CEO Dan Allen said: "At Serco, we take pride in our mission of service delivery excellence and embody that with every customer we serve.
"We look forward to continuing to support NEMSCOM with its global responsibilities."
As part of the deal, Serco will assemble, prepare and refurbish new and used deployable medical systems (DEPMEDS), which are fully self-contained 10-bed to 150-bed deployable hospitals.
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Each unit will include computerised tomography (CT) scanners and X-ray machines, along with the latest IT capabilities, enabling the units to transmit scans, pictures and results to medical specialists around the US.
Serco secured the original contract in 2009 and its work on the project has allowed NEMSCOM to provide urgent medical care, even at short notice.
According to the company, significant deployments have included the shipping of an expeditionary medical facility to Haiti following the 2010 earthquake and in support of the Super Trident Arch operation in 2013.
Super Trident Arch is a global operation of prepositioning or delivering expeditionary medical facilities to specific regions in support of the Combatant Commander’s area of responsibility.