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K2 Construction Consultants Wins $253 Million DHS Radiation Portal Monitor Deployment, Construction and Design Contract

K2 Teams with Parsons Corporation and Culmen International

BETHESDA, MD (October 13, 2023) – K2 Construction Consultants has been awarded a five-year, indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract with a ceiling value of approximately $253 million by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Office (CWMD) to deploy technology designed to detect and prevent nuclear and radiological material or devices from entering the United States. K2 partnered with Parsons Corporation (NYSE: PSN) and Culmen International to win the Radiation Portal Monitor Program (RPMP) Deployment contract.

The K2 team will deploy radiation portal monitors (RPM) across the US-Mexico and US-Canada borders and at international airports, seaports, and global postal facilities, in support of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP).

“We are excited to expand our support of DHS to the CWMD mission from our many Transportation Security Administration (TSA) programs installing security screening systems and technology,” said Paul Krogh, chief executive officer of K2 Construction Consultants, Inc. “The team brings extraordinary capabilities and wide-ranging expertise for the development of threat reduction systems, integration of security screening technologies, as well as program and logistics management, procurement, and construction.”

“The critical importance of preventing nuclear and radiological material from entering the United States cannot be overstated,” said Jon Moretta, president, Engineered Systems for Parsons. “Working closely with K2, Culmen and DHS, we look forward to deploying technologies to help ensure the continued protection of American citizens and success of the RPMP mission.”

The K2 team will perform site surveys and designs, equipment installation, configuration management, and commissioning.

“Culmen’s capabilities and experience provides the Government with unique resources and expertise needed to fulfil the CWMD RPMP mission,” said Dan Berkon, CEO of Culmen International. “Culmen is proud to be part of the K2 team enhancing US and international security by implementing radiation portal monitoring solutions at critical sites.”

“We believe that our expertise in planning, designing, deploying, and integrating security solutions for a wide range of industries will serve us well in this important effort. During these uncertain times, protecting the country from outside threats is our top priority. The Department of Homeland Security has given the K2 team, which includes our partners, Parsons and Culmen International, the opportunity to complete that mission,” added Steve Karoly, Executive Vice President, K2.

“We have assembled the strongest team in the industry to execute this important mission for CWMD,” said Paul Krogh. “K2, Parsons and Culmen are ideally positioned because of our exceptional track records with DHS, TSA and CBP.”

About K2 Construction Consultants
K2 Construction Consultants, Inc, is an industry leader in project management and controls, systems integration and the deployment and implementation of complex security solutions. For three decades, K2 has successfully supported a diverse range of domestic and international projects for Fortune 500 companies, government agencies and large airports and transportation authorities. Please visit k2consulting.com and follow us on Linked In to learn about the solutions we offer.

About Parsons
Parsons (NYSE: PSN) is a leading disruptive technology provider in the national security and global infrastructure markets, with capabilities across cyber and intelligence, space and missile defense, transportation, environmental remediation, urban development, and critical infrastructure protection. Please visit Parsons.com and follow us on LinkedIn and Facebook to learn how we’re making an impact.

About Culmen International
Established in 2004, Culmen International is committed to enhancing international safety and security, strengthening homeland defense, and optimizing government operations. We provide technical and management expertise, develop innovative technology solutions, and deliver logistics, training, and language services worldwide. With experience in over 140 countries, Culmen supports our clients to accomplish critical missions in challenging environments.Learn more at www.culmen.com and follow us on Linked In.

 

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