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Janus Global Operations Lands Spot on $15B WPS III Contract

Janus Global Operations

Janus Global Operations Lands Spot on $15B WPS III Contract

The Department of State has awarded Janus Global Operations, a subsidiary of professional services Caliburn International, a spot on a potential 10-year, $15B Worldwide Protective Services III contract. 

In a statement, the Virginia-based defense contractor said it was selected based on its capability to carry out ongoing security task orders in Iraq and Somalia under the precedent WPS II agreement, the company said Wednesday.

Calisburn CEO Jim Van Dusen said the award shows the State Department’s confidence in the company's ability to protect workers and facilities overseas. 

“Our highly skilled team stands ready to support the Diplomatic Security Service in accomplishing its most important and sensitive missions for the Department of State,” he said. 

Caliburn helps the department in promoting U.S. foreign policy through diplomacy, advocacy and assistance. 

Aside from providing security, the company and its subsidiaries also provide medical care, remove explosive remnants of war and build specialized facilities worldwide. 

It provides services to various State Department components including the Bureau of Diplomatic Security, the Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, the Bureau of Near East Affairs, the Bureau of Overseas Building Operations, the Office of Weapons Removal and Abatement and the United States Agency for International Development.

Founded in 1987, Janus Global Operations is an integrated stability operations company serving clients in North America, Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia. 

It provides various environmental services, including munitions response, demining, improvised explosive device remediation, intelligence support, logistics, life support, risk management and communications. 

The company operates in 22 offices across the globe. 

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