Protective Services Capabilities Overview


The Akima portfolio of companies provides dynamic protective services and security solutions across the globe. We take pride in our ability to deploy the best people, processes, and security equipment available—and we are backed by corporate resources consisting of experienced former military, federal, state, and local law enforcement professionals.

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Protective Services

Akima specializes in compliant, innovative, and effective protective services & detention management operations.

Core Capabilities

Access Control

  • Fences, Gates, and Pop-Up Vehicle
  • Barriers Construction
  • Video Surveillance
  • Vehicle, Package, and Personnel Screening
  • Badge and ID Processing
  • Biometrics

Armed and Unarmed Guards

Base Security

  • Vulnerability Assessments and Planning Services
  • Gates, Perimter, and Roving Posts
  • Cutting-edge Surveillance
  • Alarm Monitoring
  • Emergency Response
  • Escort
  • Traffic Control

Detention Management & Safe Transportation

Emergency Response

Vulnerability Assessments

  • Threat Analysis
  • Benchmarking
  • Ongoing Assessments

Representative Programs

In this brochure, you will find use cases that illustrate the range of our support services program capabilities. We have included two of them below.

U.S. Air Force

New Boston Security Services 

Akima is the prime protective services contractor at the U.S. Air Force New Boston Air Force Station in New Boston, New Hampshire providing trained, duty function-certified, and qualified armed security guards, management and supervisory personnel, weapons, equipment, tools, and materials necessary to perform security services. We provide 24/7/365 stationary and roving patrols, access control, security inspections, safeguarding disaster or crime scenes, processing and maintaining security force records, and protecting critical infrastructure high-value targets in restricted and controlled areas.

Department of Defense

Emergency Management System Support

We provide engineering, design, information assurance, and 24/7/365 sustainment support for the emergency management systems used by the Department of Defense to rapidly notify personnel of hazards, threats, or emergencies at installations across the globe. Our team supports more than 1.5 million users by performing lifecycle system support services for mass warning notification solutions, including enterprise network alerting systems, telephonic alerting systems, giant voice integration, as well as audio-visual notification systems, and enhanced 9-1-1 at select installations. Additionally, we have established a managed IT center in Sterling, Virginia where we provide continuous tier I-III support for these emergency management systems, including an ITIL-based service desk, while also testing emerging capabilities and technologies in our in-house lab.

Akima is a global enterprise comprised of more than 40 small businesses, 8(a) companies, and operating organizations that deliver a broad range of solutions and products to the federal government. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC) headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, our portfolio of companies is dedicated to delivering superior outcomes for our customers’ missions while simultaneously creating a long-lived asset for our Iñupiat shareholders.

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.