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DRS Technical Services: 77 M$ for C2 Technical Assistance to United States Forces-Iraq
DRS Technical Services, Inc., Finmeccanica Group, 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.