2020 Company LLC (2020), an Acentia company, has been awarded a 5-year, $97.2 million Satellite Mission Operations and Maintenance Support (SMOMS) contract by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
Under the contract, the Falls Church-based company will provide program management, systems engineering, and operations and maintenance (O&M) to NOAA’s Office of Satellite and Product Operations (OSPO). Primarily, 2020 will operate on the grounds of the NOAA Satellite Operations Facility (NSOF) in Suitland, Md., and the Center for Weather and Climate Prediction (NCWCP) in College Park, Md.
As the single responsible party for the complex integration of data from domestic and international partners, OSPO collects, processes, and distributes environmental satellite data and derived products about Earth’s weather, atmosphere, oceans, land and near-space conditions. OSPO compiles geostationary and polar satellite imagery to create more than 39,000 imagery and data products daily for users who rely on time-sensitive and accurate products.
2020 is appraised as Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) Maturity Level 3 (ML3) for Development (DEV) and Services (SVC) and externally certified and registered as ISO 20000. Using an innovative, integrated, process-based solution to support the spectrum of SMOMS requirements to deliver daily mission success while remaining security compliant.
“We are honored to have been selected to support NOAA’s Office of Satellite and Product Operations,” said Acentia CEO Todd Stottlemyer. “As a partner, who has more than 7 years of experience supporting NOAA with mission-critical IT services, we are pleased to have the opportunity to expand our relationship with the Agency and provide critical management and technical support for its satellite operations—which provide life-saving, leading-edge scientific data globally.”
Related: Acentia acquired Business Computer Applications, Inc. in February 2014. Read on here.