New Contract Award US$4.4 million – Major Consultancy Project – The Americas

Westminster Group Plc, is pleased to announce that its Technology Division has secured a contract to undertake a major consultancy project for a government in the Americas.

Under Phase 1 of the project, which is valued at approximately US$4.4million, Westminster will carry out a comprehensive solutions based analysis of the country’s borders, ports of entry and key infrastructure, and provide recommendations and proposals on long term solutions to improve national security to assist in the fight against terrorism, drugs and human trafficking.

Phase 2 of the project will be to create a 15 – 25 year national security enhancement programme, which is envisaged will commence after Phase 1 and will involve a planned roll out of both technology based enhancements and managed services solutions, as identified in the solutions based analysis report, and which would be developed under a separate cost agreement.

The project will commence immediately and Phase 1 is expected to be completed during 2015.

Commenting on the contract award Peter Fowler, Chief Executive of Westminster Group, said:

“I am delighted to announce this latest contract award to assist this important client improve its national security. The contract is significant not only through the solutions based analysis programme contained in the initial phase of the project but also in the potential to deliver long term security improvements under follow-on agreements.

“Our business development teams have been working with the client on the development of this programme throughout 2014 and the contract award is a testament both to the dedication of our staff and to our reputation in providing advanced security solutions to governments and clients world-wide. Furthermore this shows the value of the integration and mutual support between our Technology and Managed Services divisions. I would also like to pay tribute to the excellent support we continue to receive from UKTI and the UK overseas diplomatic missions.”