PAE Government Services awarded USD142 million contract to train Afghan forces

24 May 2017

PAE Government Services has been awarded a USD142 million Foreign Military Sales contract by the US Army to provide logistics support, training, and mentoring to the Afghanistan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF).

Work will be performed in Afghanistan, with an estimated completion date of 22 May 2022, said the US Department of Defense (DoD) in a 23 May statement, adding that bids were solicited via the internet, with five received.

The announcement came as the US administration of President Donald Trump contemplates whether to send additional US troops to Afghanistan. He is expected to make his decision by the end of the month, according to Lieutenant General H R McMaster, who is also Trump's national security adviser.

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