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ACET Awarded DTIC IAC MAC Unrestricted Full & Open IDIQ

Waldorf, Md., August, 2018: Adams Communication & Engineering Technology, Inc. (ACET) received Pool 1 access to the Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC) Information Analysis Center Multiple Award Contract (IAC MAC). The multiple-award, Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) contract has a $28 billion ceiling and a maximum nine-year period of performance. ACET is the only small business of the fifteen companies that received awards on the unrestricted full-and-open pool.

ACET will provide DTIC with research, development, test, and evaluation (RDT&E) and other research and development (R&D) related analytical services. Customers supported will include the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines Corps and other Government and Department of Defense (DoD) customers.

“ACET looks forward to extending our reputation for outstanding delivery and support to the DTIC customer base.  We’re honored to support our Nation’s Defender’s, which is the top priority of our company,” said Michael Seldes, ACET’s Chief Operations Officer.

About Adams Communication & Engineering Technology
ACET is a Veteran-Owned Small Business, with offices at Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD; Reston, VA; and headquarters in Waldorf, MD. We are an established technology company providing integrated products and solutions for Government Defense, Intelligence, and other Federal Agencies. Our core competencies are aligned with the current and anticipated needs of our customers. They address emerging global security challenges in key areas, such as C4ISR, Cybersecurity, Health IT, Intelligence, Enterprise Network Operations and unmanned systems, which are critical to the defense of our Nation and its allies. ACET is committed to maintiaining the highest standards which is supported by our ISO 9001:2015, ISO/IEC 20000, CMMI DEV 3 and CMMI SVC /3 certifications and appraisals.

ACET Partners with North Dakota Department of Transportation Team in Support of FAA Efforts

Aberdeen Proving Grounds (APG), MD – May 2018 – Adams Communication & Engineering Technology, Inc. (ACET) announced today that the company will partner with the North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT), as they support the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in a pilot program to integrate unmanned aerial systems into the national airspace.

The North Dakota DOT is one of only 10 participants in this pilot program, with ACET as one of the North Dakota DOT’s carefully selected partners. The pilot program will allow state and local governments to assist and expedite commercial drone efforts, including accelerating authorizations and waivers, as well as establish a positive, constructive rapport with the community in regard to drone operations.

ACET will actively support the North Dakota DOT mission to discover, evaluate, implement, and disseminate advanced air transportation technologies at the state, regional levels of the National Airspace System, and the international Air Traffic Control (ATC) community to improve capacity, safety, and security¬. ACET — alongside established university, industry, and veteran-owned partners — is focused on National Airspace Air Traffic Management (NAS ATM)/localized Unmanned Traffic Management (UTM), surveillance criticality, command & control research testing, validation, and support to live integrated operations.

“We are excited to provide our cyber and aerospace expertise to the North Dakota DOT Team. ACET’s history of supporting the Intelligence community and DoD with adaptable and flexible solutions will be applied to the North Dakota DOT support of the FAA and their UAS efforts,” said Michael Seldes, ACET’s Chief Operations Officer.

ACET is a Veteran-Owned Small Business, with multiple offices including those at Patuxent River, MD; Huntsville, AL; Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD; Reston, VA; and headquarters in Waldorf, MD. ACET provides system engineering and integration methods, techniques, and tools to help Intelligence, Defense, and Civil agencies build, integrate, operate, and maintain equipment, information, and systems.

About the Integration Pilot Program
The Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Integration Pilot Program (IPP) is an opportunity for state, local, and tribal governments to partner with private sector entities, such as UAS operators or manufacturers, to accelerate safe UAS integration. The program will help the USDOT and FAA craft new enabling rules that allow more complex low-altitude operations.

Learn more: https://www.faa.gov/uas/programs_partnerships/uas_integration_pilot_program/

ACET Receives Prestigious 2017 James S. Cogswell Award

Aberdeen Proving Grounds (APG), MD – June 2017 — Adams Communication & Engineering Technology, Inc. (ACET) announced today that the company has won the 2017 James S. Cogswell Award from the U.S. Department of Defense, Defense Security Service (DSS).

ACET is one of the 36 facilities chosen from a population of approximately 13,500 facilities that are subject to recurring assessment, and who represent companies large and small. The award criterion focuses on principles of industrial security excellence. Factors include establishing and maintaining a security program that far exceeds the basic National Industrial Security Program requirements; and providing leadership to other facilities in establishing best practices while maintaining the highest standards for security. For ACET to receive this award highlights the magnitude of achievement for this growing Veteran owned small business. The Cogswell Award recognizes ACET’s consistent commitment to stringent security procedures and industrial security protocol excellence.

“Being selected as a Cogswell Award Winner is an honor for our company and a testament to the dedication of our Security Manager, Mrs. Diane Burke and her team. But even more impressive is the consistent focus that ACET personnel place on our corporate and customer security. We are committed in the protection of the secure information entrusted to us by our clients, and this award demonstrates that the ACET approach is exceptional.” said Michael Seldes, ACET’s Senior Vice President and Chief Operations Officer.

ACET is a Veteran-Owned Small business, with multiple offices including those at Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD; Reston, VA; and headquarters in Waldorf, MD. ACET provides system engineering and integration methods, techniques and tools to help Intelligence, Defense, and Civil agencies build, integrate, operate and maintain equipment, information and systems.

About the James S. Cogswell Award
The Cogswell award was established in 1966 and is named in honor of the late Air Force Col. James S. Cogswell, who was the first chief of the unified office of Industrial Security. Col. Cogswell is responsible for the underlying principle of the Industrial Security Program. That principle is the need for a true partnership between industry and government to ensure the protection of classified information, materials, and programs.

Learn more: http://www.dss.mil/isp/partnership.html

ACET Achieves CMMI DEV/3 Appraisal

Aberdeen Proving Grounds (APG), MD – May, 2017 — Adams Communication & Engineering Technology, Inc. (ACET), has achieved Maturity Level III and CMMI DEV/3 appraisal.  This represents ACET’s commitment to excellence in our policies, procedures, and practices.

ACET is proud to also announce that the company received all green levels and completed Levels 0-3 in one appraisal – a rare achievement.  Appraisers specifically recognized the ACET SYSTEM as one of the best they’ve encountered throughout the hundreds of appraisals conducted each year.  In addition, they recognized ACET’s Enterprise SharePoint environment as an essential component to the company’s success in achieving certification.

All of the above site collections include automated workflows, custom solutions, and integrated business processes that allow ACET employees to efficiently access information, work collaboratively with each other and partners/customers, review documents, and view up-to-date information on work products and business opportunities.  The entire system reflects over 5 years of development aimed at streamlining all business activities from pre-sale through award and successful delivery of work products.  The result is a system that facilitates quality work, best practices, meets and exceeds ISO and CMMI Service Management Controls, Artifact Management, Risk Management, Change Management and Management Review requirements and lays the groundwork for successful program management and execution.

“The key to success is the right people, the advanced tools, and the most effective processes.  ACET continues to provide the best of all three.  Our CMMI assessments as well as our ISO certifications are the result of a dedicated team of professions with a customer focus.”  said Michael Seldes, ACET’s Chief Operating Officer.

ACET is a Veteran-Owned Small business, with multiple offices including Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD; Reston, VA; and headquarters in Waldorf, MD.  ACET provides system engineering and integration methods, techniques and tools to help Intelligence, Defense, and Civil agencies build, integrate, operate and maintain equipment, information and systems.

ACET Announces Launch of Redesigned Site

Aberdeen Proving Grounds (APG), MD – March, 2017 – Adams Communication & Engineering Technology (ACET) is pleased to announce the launch of its newly redesigned website.  The improved site focuses on providing clients and customers with up-to-date information on ACET capabilities, offerings, and contracts organized in a clean, structured format.

“Our newly revamped site truly demonstrates and explains the full breadth of ACET’s capabilities and offerings.  Our goal was to provide additional transparency on our past and current performance, our outstanding skill set, and methodologies for success.  With this new site, visitors will have a clearer picture of who ACET is, and how we drive results.” said Michael Seldes, ACET’s Chief Operations Officer.

ACET is a Veteran-Owned Small business, with offices at Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD; Reston, VA; and headquarters in Waldorf, MD.  ACET provides system engineering and operations and sustainment solutions for Intelligence, Defense, and Civil agencies’ advanced technology and information systems.

ACET awarded another Large Competitive Aerial ISR Contract Supporting US Army

Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG), MD – July, 2016 — Adams Communication & Engineering Technology, INC. (ACET), has been awarded the Product Director, Airborne Reconnaissance Low  Systems Operations and Sustainment (PASS) task order under the Rapid Response 3rd Generation (R23G) contract, supporting PEO IEWS, Program Manager Sensors-Aerial intelligence (PM SAI).

PASS is a $306 million contract with a three year period of performance.

PASS was established to provide operations and sustainment services for Product Director, Airborne Reconnaissance Low (PD ARL) Systems which include Guardrail Common Sensor Mission Equipment Payload (MEP) Systems, Saturn Arch (SA), Airborne Reconnaissance Low-Multifunction (ARL-M), and associated Prime Mission Equipment (PME) of PM SAI.

“PASS represents a major win for ACET, not only emphasizing our never ending efforts to support our customers located at APG…but to support our Warfighters, world-wide” said Michael Seldes, ACET’s Chief Operations Officer.

ACET is a Veteran-Owned Small business with offices at Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD; Reston, VA; and headquarters in Waldorf, MD.  ACET provides systems engineering solutions and worldwide sustainment of complex systems in support of the Intelligence, Defense, and Civil agencies’ current and future challenges.

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