SOURCE: DRS Technologies

DRS Technologies

November 29, 2010 10:43 ET

DRS Technical Services Awarded $25 Million Contract to Help Relocate NAVSEA's Integrated Combat Systems Test Facility Under BRAC

BETHESDA, MD--(Marketwire - November 29, 2010) -

Highlights / Key Facts:

  • DRS Defense Solutions, LLC announced today that its Technical Services business unit was awarded a $25M contract by NAVSEA for facilitating the relocation of the Integrated Combat Systems Test Facility (ICSTF).

  • Work performed under the contract will help move the thirty-year test facility from Point Loma in San Diego, CA, to Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren, VA, for compliance under the Base Closure and Realignment Commission (BRAC).

  • The $25.4M contract to DRS Technical Services, Inc. delivers support for ICSTF broad relocation activity. Laboratory transition and set up is expected to continue for the rest of CY10.

  • The relocation team comprised by DRS Technical Services includes BCI, IntergrITS, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman and Novonics. The team will complete equipment move and set up at Dahlgren while maintaining fleet-critical Navy CVN/LHD/LPD combat systems testing and platform certification. 

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

Executive Quotes:

  • Dr. Mitchell Rambler, president of DRS Technical Services and senior vice president of DRS Defense Solutions: "DRS Technical Services will continue to support Navy surface ship combat systems testing and platform certification while moving a major laboratory across the country. We appreciate the confidence our customer has in us."

About DRS Defense Solutions:

DRS Defense Solutions, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of DRS Technologies, Inc., a Finmeccancia Company is headquartered in Bethesda, MD, with more than 3400 employees around the globe. DRS Defense Solutions provides 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.

Contact Information

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    Brian T. Gallagher
    Director, Public Affairs and Communications
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