Amentum is a design, engineering, management, and modernization services company that offers services to critical systems and programs of national significance across the United States in the defense, security, intelligence, energy, and environment sectors. The company offers various services through joint ventures, other partner arrangements, and directly; services include facilities management, training, logistics, consulting, systems engineering and technical assistance, systems integration, and information technology.
Amentum was founded in 2020 and is headquartered in Germantown, Maryland. Amentum was spun out of AECOM, and the spinout was precipitated by a sale of the business segments of AECOM, which had previously been acquired. The core of what became Amentum comes from URS Corporation's legacy Federal Services business, which had been formed from the acquisitions of EG&G Technical Services and Lear Siegler Services in 2002, Washington Group International in 2007, and Apptis in 2011. These corporations have further lineages, such as Washington Group International's previous acquisition of Morrison Knudsen, EG&G tracing its lineage to the Manhattan Project, and Lear Siegler helping to maintain fighting forces during the Cold War.
Amentum has several features to help customers achieve predictable, successful outcomes and to aid modernization efforts. These include capabilities in advanced testing and training, aviation and autonomous solutions, critical facility operations and maintenance, environmental solutions, engineering and design, global humanitarian and stability ops, intelligence and national security, modernization and program management support, smart sustainment, and space and cyber.
Amentum offers training and testing for virtual reality training, synthetic training environments, and digital twin evaluation environments. Training areas involve flight and pilot training (for fixed-wing and rotary aircraft), ship and submarine training, weapons systems and platforms training, and medical training.
Amentum in aviation and autonomous flight offers a range of services: aviation maintenance, sustainment, logistics, flight operations, and training for government and commercial clients worldwide. The company offers autonomous solutions, including operating and maintaining platforms or using digital maintenance practices. The company has experience in over 200 different aircraft models, designs, and series based on their history of service for the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, and Department of Homeland Security.
Amentum and the companies in its legacy have a history of operating, maintaining, and managing critical infrastructure. This includes operating facilities of national significance while offering innovations that increase efficiency and effectiveness. Key technical services include base operations, integrated facility management, facility maintenance, critical infrastructure protection, nuclear facility management and operations, nuclear materials processing, weapons demilitarization operations, and laboratory operations.
Amentum offers solutions for the environment and climate sustainability. This includes solutions for intelligence and national security to help protect the planet and engineering and integration services to help clean the planet, such as site assessment, environmental consulting, remedial design and action, environmental risk assessment, and eradication of emerging contaminants.
Amentum offers engineering services that span an entire program lifecycle, including initial needs analysis, development and maturation to product, deployment, and sustainment. Technical services include model-based systems engineering, prototyping systems engineering, system safety engineering, research and development, systems integration, and capability and platform modernization.
Amentum and the legacy companies that comprise Amentum offer a history of humanitarian support operations, such as those in response to natural disasters, pandemics, refugee crises, and related situations with global reach and requiring subject matter expertise. Other services include those for disaster response, contingency operations, conflict stabilization and transition, medical services, global health supply chain, contingency planning and preparedness, and institutional support services.
Amentum offers various services for the intelligence and national security communities, such as intelligence analysis, intelligence operations, language and translation services, public information analysis, facility-related control systems, industrial control systems, electronic security control systems, intrusion detection, border protection, physical threat and vulnerability analysis, counter-threat financial analysis, counterintelligence, WMD detection and elimination, digital force protection, and nonproliferation and threat reduction.
Amentum offers services to help agencies with vital programs and digital modernization efforts. This includes acquisition support, advisory and assistance services, foreign military sales, project and program management, executive support and advisory services, documents and record management, advanced analytics, budgeting and cost control, and quality control and assurance.
Amentum offers maintenance and logistics solutions to help ensure the availability and reliability of government and commercial clients' equipment, particularly vital and mission-critical equipment. This includes the development and use of technology solutions, repeatable processes, and technology expertise to help ensure operational readiness and extend equipment lifecycles.
Amentum also offers various space and cyberspace services and solutions based on the company's engineering and military operations expertise. Key technical services in this area include cybersecurity, satellite communications, spectrum threat and vulnerability analysis, electromagnetic environmental effects analysis, electromagnetic spectrum engineering, electronic warfare systems engineering, IT system modernization, IT and network support, 5G and LTE solutions, data center services, and hypersonics support.
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