SOURCE: DRS Technologies

DRS Technologies

March 30, 2010 06:01 ET

DRS Technical Services Awarded $77 Million Contract for Command and Control Technical Assistance to United States Forces-Iraq (USF-I)

BETHESDA, MD--(Marketwire - March 30, 2010) -

Highlights / Key Facts:

  • DRS Technical Services, Inc., a DRS Defense Solutions, LLC line of business, announced that its Tactical Services & Network Solutions business unit was awarded a contract for approximately $77 million to provide technical assistance to the United States Army and allies as they withdraw from the country of Iraq.

  • Under terms of the award, DRS will continue to support the transition of command, control, communications and computer capabilities of United States Forces from several locations within Iraq to the Baghdad International Zone, the U.S. Embassy, and other enduring forward operating bases.

  • Majority of the services involve project management, program planning and analysis, telecommunications engineering, systems and network engineering and integration, and communications infrastructure installation to include inside and outside plant architecture.

  • The award was made by The National Capital Region Contracting Center (NCRCC), Information Technology, E-Commerce and Commercial Contracting Center (ITEC4). This is the latest follow-on contract in support of the United States forces -- Iraq and information Systems J6.

  • DRS Technical Services first competed for the contract in 2004 and has subsequently won four competitive follow-on contracts for this service.

About DRS Technical Services:

  • DRS Technical Services, Inc., headquartered in Herndon, VA, provides turnkey, full lifecycle communications and security systems to defense organizations as well as other federal and state government organizations.

About DRS Defense Solutions:

  • DRS Defense Solutions, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of DRS Technologies, Inc., is headquartered in Bethesda, MD and is composed of seven lines of business with more than 3000 employees around the globe. DRS Defense Solutions is a diversified business providing advanced products, services and systems integration in the areas of intelligence and sensor technologies, security, cyber warfare, sonar, communications, electronic warfare, training systems, satellite communications, control systems and unmanned technologies.

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