US Army Awards LGS Innovations $4.1 Bn CTS Contract
- Integrated Systems Approach Will Improve Battlefield Communications
LGS Innovations™, an independent subsidiary of Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE and Euronext Paris: ALU), today announced it has been named one of the winners of the $4.1 billion Communications and Transmission Systems (CTS) contract.
The Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) award has a five-year period of performance and will connect various communications systems seamlessly across integrated domains, providing the warfighter with reliable, instant access to communications worldwide.
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Under the terms of the agreement, LGS Innovations will be competing to provide an extensive range of integrated solutions in support of the Army’s communications systems. LGS will be offering systems integration, systems engineering and analysis, operations, maintenance, equipment and system installation. In addition, LGS Innovations will provide material procurement, facility and site preparation, outside plant trenching, software support, program management, logistics, technical field assistance, test and evaluation, modeling and simulation, information operations and assurance support, training, and depot support at a local and regional level.
“Regardless of the communication system or network technology, LGS Innovations has the depth and breadth of expertise necessary to tackle the Army’s most pressing communication needs,” said Dan Bigbie, Senior VP Business Development, LGS Innovations. “Our solutions and services will help ensure the warfighter and defense personnel have unfailing access to voice, data and video services anywhere the mission takes them.”
LGS brings together a team of 71 partners that collectively represent leadership and expertise in supporting communications systems technology.
Source : LGS Innovations
Sep 29 - Oct 1, 2014 - Rome, Italy