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GERMANTOWN, Md.; Sept. 15, 2021 – The General Services Administration (GSA) has selected Amentum and its legacy companies for nine pools on the ASTRO multiagency, multiple-award, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract.

The ASTRO IDIQ consists of a family of separate, individual, multiple-award IDIQ contracts, or pools, under the master contract umbrella. Amentum has won a seat on nine of the ASTRO pools, including Data Operations, Mission Operations, Aviation, Ground, Space, Maritime, Development and Systems Integration, Support, and Training.

“We are very excited for the multiple opportunities to support our Department of Defense and other federal agency customers under the ASTRO IDIQ,” said John Vollmer, Amentum’s CEO. “We look forward to offering our technological services to help maintain and sustain our nation’s manned, unmanned, and optionally manned systems. Our proven expertise and scope of operations across all domains; air, land, sea, and space make Amentum a key member of the ASTRO family.”

The ASTRO contract vehicle’s scope covers a comprehensive assortment of products and services focused on the development, integration, operation, maintenance and support of unmanned, manned, and optionally manned systems, robotics, and various platforms. The ASTRO period of performance is a five-year base with a five-year option, with no defined ceiling value.

“The ASTRO IDIQ represents a tremendous opportunity to enhance Amentum’s growth,” said Ron Hahn, Executive Vice President of Strategic Growth. “Amentum’s extensive experience in robotics and unmanned vehicles combined with our expertise in data operations, systems integration, training, and systems modernization/sustainment make ASTRO a perfect fit for us to continue to support the warfighter.”

The ASTRO program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Defense and seeks support for platforms that may be based on land, sea, air, or space.

Amentum is a premier global technical and engineering services partner supporting critical programs of national significance across defense, security, intelligence, energy and environment. We draw from a century-old heritage of operational excellence, mission focus, and successful execution underpinned by a strong culture of safety and ethics. Headquartered in Germantown, Md., we employ more than 34,000 people in all 50 states and perform work in 105 foreign countries and territories. Visit us at to explore how we deliver excellence for our customers’ most vital missions.


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