DRS Technologies To Share In Joint Warfighter Advanced Communications Work

  DRS Technologies To Share In Joint Warfighter Advanced Communications Work

PR Newswire

ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 16, 2013

ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --DRS Technologies, a Finmeccanica
Company, announced today that its Technical Services business unit is one of
the awardees for a five-year, performance-based, indefinite
delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract with a $10 billion ceiling for
the complete scope oftactical command, control and communications (C3T)
systems, equipment, services and data.

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The contract supports the Army's Program Executive Office Command
Communications and Control (PEO C3T) mission. Users will be able to quickly
acquire a wide range of C3T support, including hardware, software,
engineering, and logistics in response to rapidly changing warfighter
communication needs. DRS has assembled more than 60 teammates to cover the
full depth and breadth of the effort's scope.

"With this vehicle we will continue to provide advanced communications
technology in support of the warfighter," said Tim Hassell, the DRS GTACS
Program Director. "We are very pleased to continue our longstanding
relationship with PEO C3T providing tactical and logistical communications
services and look forward to the challenge of performing on this contract."

"The winning DRS bid is a reflection on our experience and superior past
performance in the realm of tactical logistical communications support for the
warfighter," commented Hassell. "We look forward to writing another chapter in
our rich history of working with the military communications designers, both
stateside developing state-of-the-art communications systems and working in
theater shoulder-to-shoulder with service members to meet their critical
communications needs."

DRS Technical Services, headquartered in Herndon, Va., provides services and
support to military forces, government intelligence agencies, and prime
contractors worldwide. Core capabilities include satellite communications
services, integrated tactical communications and information technology,
integrated security solutions, and maritime systems.

DRS Technologies is a leading supplier of integrated products, services and
support to military forces, intelligence agencies and prime contractors
worldwide. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Finmeccanica SpA
(FNC.MI), which employs approximately 70,000 people worldwide. For more
information about DRS Technologies, please visit the company's website at
www.drs.com.

For additional information please contact:
Joseph Militano
Senior Vice President
Public Affairs and Communications
(703) 236-4659
jmilitano@drs.com

SOURCE DRS Technologies

Website: http://www.drs.com
 
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