Argon furnishes military with ground surveillance systems
Company will deliver 28 Cerberus units to help defend forward operating bases
- By William Welsh
- Jan 27, 2010
Argon ST Inc. will provide the U.S. military with equipment that performs ground surveillance at forward operating bases under a $23.8 million contract.
Under the contract, Argon ST will deliver 28 Cerberus units and associated spares to support U.S. forces deployed abroad, the Defense Department said Jan. 26. Cerberus is a portable, self-sustaining integrated tower used for perimeter defense.
The company will perform the assembly work in Newington, Va., and Orlando, Fla., the officials said.
The contract was awarded by the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division in Lakehurst, N.J.
Argon, of Fairfax, Va., is a provider of command, control, communications, computers, combat, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance systems. For more on Argon, see “Argon ST puts up ‘for sale’ sign.”
William Welsh is a freelance writer covering IT and defense technology.