Mission Essential Awarded $695M Task Order for Language Services Support to U.S. Forces

HERNDON, VA., April 25, 2017 – Mission Essential announced that it has been awarded a potential five-year $695 million task order by the U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM) to provide language and cultural advisory services under the DLITE II IDIQ force projection mission area. The task order has a one-year base period and four one-year option periods.

Mission Essential has been providing language interpretation, translation, transcription and cultural awareness services to meet Operation Freedom’s Sentinel (OFS) conventional and special operations mission requirements since 2007.

Language Solutions General Manager Jim Begley said, “Mission Essential is proud to again be selected as the U.S. Army’s language services partner. Our decade-long experience and highly-specialized capabilities enable us to rapidly recruit and deploy uniquely skilled linguists to support INSCOM and CENTCOM Area of Operations critical needs whenever and wherever the mission demands.”

Sunil Ramchand, Chief Executive Officer, said, “I am forever grateful to the many Mission Essential men and women who stand alongside the warfighter at the tip of the spear. You have earned Mission Essential’s reputation as the preeminent provider of language expertise to the U.S. military.”


Mission Essential, founded by U.S. Army SOF veteran and current Chairman Gregory K. Miller, is a most trusted partner to the Defense and Intelligence Communities, and a leading provider of language and cultural advisory services, intelligence analysis and operations support, ISR solutions and technology, and cyberspace superiority. Mission Essential executes prime contracts with numerous Intelligence Community members, as well as with the U.S. Army, Navy, and Air Force; U.S. Central, European, and Africa Commands; and the State Department.