Akima Company Awarded $23.9 Million Contract by USSOCOM to Provide Materiel Management Services

Sunik will assist with the implementation and maintenance of the Defense Property Accountability System (DPAS)


Herndon, VA — Akima today announced that its subsidiary, Sunik, has been awarded a contract to support the U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) J4 and Special Operations Forces Acquisition Technology and Logistics (SOF AT&L) with the implementation and maintenance of the Defense Property Accountability System (DPAS) Warehouse, Maintenance & Utilization (M&U), Registry, Property Accountability, Force Management, and Materiel Management modules across all Special Operation Forces’ (SOF) supply support activities. The estimated value of the contract is $23.9 million over five years if all options are exercised.

“DPAS plays a significant role in the facilitation of rapid and focused acquisition, technology, and logistics support to today’s warfighters,” said Scott Rauer, President of Akima’s Facilities Solutions Group. “We are pleased to provide the USSOCOM J4 with an experienced team of experts to ensure the operational readiness of this mission critical system.”

Under this contract, approximately 30 to 50 support personnel will deliver materiel management services across the SOF Enterprise, including locations in Tampa, Florida and Lexington, Kentucky.  Additionally, the Sunik team will meet the three imperatives for providing the command with professional services support:

  • Stability—Retaining high quality and applicable institutional knowledge and minimizing workforce turbulence
  • Agility—Managing a professional workforce in a dynamic environment that evolves at the “speed of SOF”
  • Reach—Applying the network and knowledge of the entire enterprise of the team

About Sunik

Sunik is an SBA-certified 8(a) company and wholly owned subsidiary of Akima, an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), specializing in delivering day-to-day facilities and base level logistics operations and management to DoD and federal civilian customers. Whether its providing base operations support at Marine Corps Base Quantico or providing operations and maintenance support services at two U.S. Department of Agriculture Regional Research Facilities, Sunik delivers high quality services when and where customers need it most. To learn more about Sunik, visit www.sunikllc.com.

About Akima

Akima is a global enterprise with more than 8,000 employees, delivering agile solutions to the federal government in the core areas of facilities, maintenance, and repair; information technology; logistics; protective services; systems engineering; mission support; furniture, fixtures & equipment (FF&E); and construction. As a subsidiary of NANA, an Alaska Native Corporation owned by more than 14,000 Iñupiat shareholders, Akima’s core mission is to enable superior outcomes for our customers’ missions while simultaneously creating a long-lived asset for NANA consistent with our Iñupiat values. In 2020, Washington Technology ranked Akima #39 amongst the top 100 government contractors. To learn more about Akima, visit www.akima.com.

Akima is more than one company. We are a portfolio of 8(a) companies, small businesses, and other operating organizations. We take pride in being both specialized and nimble — two qualities that allow us to respond quickly to our customers’ unique needs.