LGS Innovations Receives $49 Million Award with U.S. Army Main Communications Facility

  LGS Innovations Receives $49 Million Award with U.S. Army Main
  Communications Facility

Modernization of Communications Center in Southwest Asia Strengthens Homeland

Business Wire

HERNDON, Va. -- February 20, 2013

LGS Innovations™, an independent subsidiary of Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE: ALU)
(Euronext Paris: ALU), today announced it has been awarded a contract worth
just over $49 million to upgrade the U.S. Army’s Main Communications Facility
(MCF) in Southwest Asia. The MCF, designed as a state-of-the-art commercial
communications operations center, will serve as the central information
systems hub for the region.

The MCF will house 9,000 square feet of usable equipment room space and will
be capable of multiplexing and de-multiplexing circuits transported over
copper, fiber, satellite, or terrestrial Line of Sight (LOS) radios.

“LGS deploys the most advanced, state-of-the-art communications technologies
available to both defense and civilian organizations,” said LGS Innovations
CEO Kevin Kelly. “This opportunity to upgrade and modernize such a mission
critical piece of infrastructure for the U.S. Army will not only support our
military and warfighters abroad, but will also help the Federal Government to
continue to provide for homeland security and overcome future overseas
communications challenges.”

LGS was selected as the exclusive contractor to engineer, furnish, install,
test, and secure the Army’s extensive network, transmission, and voice
infrastructure in Southwest Asia as part of the Department of Defense’s IMOD
initiative. The company has also been tasked to execute a critical cutover of
transmission circuits as well as design, develop, furnish, and install a
virtualized infrastructure to accommodate the migration of servers and their
applications from existing facilities to the MCF.

About LGS Innovations

LGS Innovations^TM LLC solves the most complex networking and communications
challenges facing the U.S. Federal Government. Building on its Bell Labs
heritage, LGS Innovations delivers groundbreaking research and advanced
networking and communications solutions that provide an information advantage
and contribute to the mission success of its customers. Solutions include
Infrastructure & Installation; Video Teleconferencing and IPTV Solutions;
Public Safety and Emergency Communications; Tactical Communications;
Wireless/Mobility; 4G/LTE; Cloud Solutions; Enterprise, Optical and Data
Networking; Network Integration; and Research and Development in Advanced
Multimedia/RF, Cybersecurity, sensing technologies, and Photonics.

An independent subsidiary of Alcatel-Lucent dedicated solely to serving the
U.S. Federal Government, LGS Innovations is headquartered in Herndon,
Virginia, with offices in Colorado, Illinois, Maryland, New Jersey, and North
Carolina. To learn more about LGS Innovations, visit
http://www.lgsinnovations.com. LGS Innovations: The Network Experts^TM.


LGS Innovations
Robert Farr, 703-389-9113
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