Leonardo DRS Wins $104M Army Contract for Mission Command Computing Systems
Leonardo DRS, a military technology provider, announced it has won a $104M Army contract to deliver next-generation mission command computing systems.
The Defense Information Systems Agency awarded the contract on behalf of Project Mission Command and the Army's Program Executive Office Command, Control, Communications-Tactical, C4ISRNET reported Tuesday.
“We are proud to be able to provide these advanced, ruggedized tactical computing systems to give our warfighters the best possible networked situational awareness on the battlefield when they need it,” said Bill Guyan, senior vice president and general manager of the the company's land electronics business. The business unit will fulfill the delivery order.
Work on the contract will be performed at the company's land electronics facility in Melbourne, Florida.
The mission command computing systems are part of the Mounted Family of Computer Systems II, an Army platform that includes tablets, processors and ruggedized displays,
Leonardo DRS added that the system will support the continued fielding and upgrades of the Army's Joint Battle Command – Platform. It also features critical system capability upgrades, cybersecurity improvements and multi-outch displays, the company said.
“These cyber-hardened systems have more than 20 years of experience built into them and are a key component of the Army’s Mounted Computing Environment while continuing to enable the service’s network modernization efforts to deliver next-generation Mounted Mission Command capability," Guyan said.
Leonardo DRS is a defense and intelligence government contractor headquartered in Arlington, Virginia. According to its LinkedIn profile, it specializes in naval and maritime systems, ground combat mission command and network computing, global satellite communications and network infrastructure, avionics systems and intelligence and security solutions
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