Peraton Awarded $2.25 Billion Contract to Provide Background Investigation Field Work Services to the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency

  • Peraton brings over 19 years of experience as the incumbent to the DCSA contract
  • DCSA is the primary investigative service provider for the federal government
Jan 3, 2023

Peraton has been selected by the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA) to provide background investigation services. DCSA is the primary investigative service provider for the federal government and conducts over two million investigations per year for civilian and military applicants and current employees, including federal contractors and consultants. Peraton’s DCSA background investigation field work services contract is worth up to $2.25 billion over five years.

Peraton will be completing nationwide background investigation services for DCSA to support several different types of government suitability determinations, including those pertaining to government employment, government contract personnel assignments, U.S. Armed Forces personnel acceptance, and trusted access permissions for government facilities, information, and information systems.

“As the incumbent for this contract and bringing over 19 years of experience as the leading industry provider, Peraton is proud to continue our relationship with the largest cleared network of nationwide background investigator services,” said Stu Shea, chairman, president, CEO of Peraton. “This award is a testament of our continued partnership to enhance DSCA’s mission success and provide comprehensive background investigation support services.”


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