Black Box Corporation
Feb 2, 2017

US Army selects BLACK BOX for Ukraine Security Assistance Initiative-Information Technology (USAI-IT)

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 02, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Black Box Corporation (NASDAQ:BBOX), a leading technology solutions provider, announced today that it has been awarded a $22.7 million contract by the US Army Program Executive Office for Enterprise Information Systems (PEO-EIS) office of Foreign Military Sales for Ukraine's Ministry of Defense in support of the Ukraine Security Assistance Initiative - Information Technology.

The project represents a first of its kind effort between the US and its Allies to build a joint Cyber Security, Command and Control, Medical and Logistical Information Systems capability for the Ukraine Ministry of Defense.  Award was made to Black Box on a best value, tradeoff basis.  

For the USAI-IT Project, Black Box will Engineer, Furnish, Install, Integrate, and Test the C4I, Medical, and Logistics systems for the Ukraine Ministry of Defense as part of Ukraine's efforts towards becoming a full NATO partner.    

"We are honored to support the US Army PEO-EIS and Ukraine Ministry of Defense as their trusted partner in solving complex problems through our combination of information, medical, logistics and command and control solutions," said Jeff Murray, Vice President, Government Solutions, at Black Box.  "We look forward to delivering a fully integrated command level information system that is purpose built to meet mission and operational needs for the US and Ukraine as we have done globally for the US Department of Defense."

The Ukraine project is the latest outcome-based solution awarded to Black Box in support of US Forces and allies in Europe and the Asia Pacific region.  Prior projects include the Mission Command Center (MCC) to support US Army Headquarters move to Wiesbaden, Germany and the transformation to Unified Communications for the US Army in Europe.  Black Box also provides logistics information systems and engineering design support for the US Army Command, Control, Communicate, Compute, and Intelligence (C4I) systems in Korea as part of a multi-billion dollar relocation program.

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