Team chosen for futuristic command post
The Army awarded a 20-month, $33 million contract to a team of four companies to expand the battlefield situational awareness technology used by the 1st Cavalry Division in Iraq.
Global InfoTek Inc. of Reston, Va.; ISX Corp. of Camarillo, Calif.; Maya Viz Ltd. of Pittsburgh; and Oculus Info Inc. of Toronto won the award to expand the Command Post of the Future system, which offers advanced visualization tools that let brigade commanders communicate, collaborate and share information.
Maya Viz will receive $20 million of the total contract for software development. The remainder will be split among the other three companies.