New US Government Contracts for BigBear.ai

The US Army contracted BigBear.ai to provide Global Force Management solutions while the National Security Agency selected the company for a five-year contract By DA Reporter / 02 Dec 2021
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BigBear.ai has been awarded one of two Global Force Management (GFIM) Phase 1 Prototype contracts from the U.S. Army, and the National Security Agency (NSA) has awarded a five-year, single award contract to BigBear.ai subsidiary, PCI. 

GFIM is part of the Program Executive Office Enterprise Information Systems (PEO EIS)’s Army Data and Analytics Platforms portfolio. To deliver and manage the prototype contract, GFIM collaborates with the Army G-3/5/7.

“Together, these two new contract awards demonstrate our growing momentum among both new and existing customers as we approach our anticipated public listing later this year,” Dr. Reggie Brothers, BigBear.ai Chief Executive Officer, said. “We are proud to support our customers in executing their critical missions to keep our Nation safe.”

Global Force Management Contract

The GFIM contract will see BigBear.ai develop and demonstrate a platform that integrates force structure, readiness, mobilization, and requirements validation to meet service and Global Force Management requirements. 

This integrated planning, programming, and production capability will serve as the single-entry point for conducting force management activities for an Army ‘at rest’ and ‘in motion’. The solution will be a transformational approach to the Army’s ability to enable its Deploy to Redeploy and Retrograde of Materiel end-to-end business process from the enterprise to the tactical edge.

BigBear.ai will deploy a No-Code/Low-Code (NC/LC) workflow automation platform in a configurable, scalable environment to fulfil the Army requirements. The resulting transactional capability will deliver automated workflow, robotic process automation, and Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning (AI/ML) capabilities while saving person-hours, reducing IT spend, and subsuming a portfolio of 13 legacy systems.

“BigBear.ai and our valued teammates are truly excited to partner with the Army G-3/5/7 and PEO EIS on this transformational program,” said Ryan Legge, BigBear.ai Analytics Sector President. 

“When fully operational, this solution will support 160,000 users, including senior leaders and combatant commanders from company through division levels, enabling the Army to achieve decision dominance to make data-driven force structure decisions faster and with confidence.”

National Security Agency Contract

Under the terms of the NSA contract, BigBear.ai subsidiary PCI will support the development and implementation of strategic priorities and operations by gathering, interpreting, and translating federal executive-level strategic guidance into actionable initiatives aligned to appropriate organizational mission areas.

Dr. Brothers stated, “This award continues the decade-long relationship that BigBear.ai has had supporting NSA in the development and implementation of strategy, plans, and guidance to gain a decision advantage for our Nation and to deliver next generation capabilities and solutions.”

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