ABM Secures Government Contracts in Iraq and Qatar

Wed Jan 30, 2013 8:15am EST

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ABM Government Services Awarded Two Linguist Task Orders by Department of
Defense under DLITE Contract
NEW YORK--(Business Wire)--
ABM (NYSE:ABM),a leading provider of Integrated Facility Solutions, today
announced that ABM Government Services (formerly Linc Government Services) has
been awarded two separate task orders by the United States Government under the
$9.7 billion Defense Language Interpreting and Translation Enterprise (DLITE)

In 2011, as the demand for foreign language services began to exceed the Armed
Forces` ability to deliver them through its military-trained linguists, the
United States Department of Defense (DOD) selected six contractors to compete
for task orders under the five-year DLITE contract to meet the growing demand.
Under the DLITE program, ABM has the opportunity to provide translation,
interpretation and related language services to U.S. service personnel engaged
in humanitarian, peacekeeping, contingency and combat operations around the

On January 4, ABM Government Services was awarded a three-year task order
totaling approximately $35 million to provide linguists support to the
Department of Defense Intelligence Command (INSCOM) and Defense Security
Cooperation Agency`s Office of Security and Cooperation Iraq (OSC-I). ABM will
operate from the Baghdad office from which it will manage approximately 200

Additionally, on January 11, ABM Government Services was awarded a three-year
task order totaling approximately $12 million to provide linguists support to
the Department of Defense Air Force Office of Special Investigation (AFOSI). The
ABM office will be located in Qatar and will support 27 linguists in 10
countries in the region. 

"We are proud to be supporting these geo-strategic and historically significant
Department of Defense operations," said Les Cunningham, president of ABM
Government Services. "ABM continues to leverage our extensive Government
experience to provide critical language and communications needs for our U.S.
troops around the globe." 

ABM Government Services provides an extensive set of mission critical and other
services designed to address the unique needs and specific challenges of the
military and other government agencies providing mission support services. ABM
Government Services` range of services includes, among others, integrated
facility management services; military base operations; leadership development;
education and training; energy efficiency management; medical support services;
and construction management. 


ABM (NYSE:ABM) is a leading provider of integrated facility solutions. Thousands
of commercial, industrial, government and retail clients outsource their
non-core functions to ABM for consistent quality service that meets their
specialized facility needs. ABM`s comprehensive capabilities include expansive
facility services, energy solutions, commercial cleaning, maintenance and
repair, HVAC, electrical, landscaping, parking and security, provided through
stand-alone or integrated solutions. With more than $4 billion in revenues and
100,000-plus employees deployed throughout the United States and various
international locations, ABM delivers custom facility solutions to meet the
unique client requirements of multiple industries -- ranging from healthcare,
government and education to high-tech, aviation and manufacturing. ABM leverages
its breadth of services, deep industry expertise and technology-enabled
workforce to preserve and build value for clients` physical assets. ABM
Industries Incorporated, which operates through its subsidiaries, was founded in
1909. For more information, visit www.abm.com.

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