Contract-Announcement Run-On Sentence of the Year

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From Thursday afternoon’s Pentagon contact announcements:

Ace Info Solutions Inc.*, Reston, Va. (N65236-13-D-4939); aVenture Technologies L.L.C.*, Vienna, Va. (N65236-13-D-4940); Barling Bay L.L.C.*, North Charleston, S.C. (N65236-13-D-4941); Centuria Corp.*, Reston, Va., (N65236-13-D-4942); DKW Communications Inc.*, Washington. D.C. (N65236-13-D-4943); Dynamic Network Enterprises*, Stafford, Va. (N65236-13-D-4944); ECSI International Inc.*, Clifton, N.J. (N65236-13-D-4945); Imagine One StraCon Venture L.L.C.*, Fort Worth, Texas (N65236-13-D-4946); Integrated Technology Solutions Group Joint Venture*, Fairfax, Va. (N65236-13-D-4947); Mandex Inc.*, Fairfax, Va. (N65236-13-D-4948); Product Data Integration Technologies Inc.*, North Charleston, S.C. (N65236-13-D-4949); Network Security Systems Plus Inc.*, Falls Church, Va. (N65236-13-D-4950); and Sysorex Government Services Inc.*, Herndon, Va. (N65236-13-D-4951) are each being awarded an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee, with provisions for fixed-price-incentive (firm target) and firm-fixed-price task orders, performance based contract for the procurement of business and force support services including the entire spectrum of non-inherently governmental services and solutions (equipment and services) associated with the full system lifecycle support including research, development, test, evaluation, production and fielding of sustainable, secure, survivable, and interoperable Command, Control, Communication, Computers, Combat Systems, Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance (C5ISR), Information Operations, Enterprise Information Services and Space capabilities.

Apparently, that’s Pentagon-speak for computer help.

The asterisks purportedly indicate small businesses.

“The entire spectrum of non-inherently governmental services and solutions”? Priceless.