DRS to assist Multi-National Force – Iraq

Contractor will support redeployment of command and control functions

A unit of DRS Technologies Inc. will provide technical assistance for command and control functions to the Multi-National Force – Iraq (MNF-I) under a $77.8 million contract.

Under the Army contract, DRS Technical Services will help MNF-I transition command, control, communications and computer capabilities from the Baghdad International Zone to the U.S. Embassy Compound and forward operating bases, according to a Jan. 29 Federal Business Opportunities announcement.

Specific services covered include project management, program planning and analysis, telecommunications engineering, systems integration, and repair and modification, the announcement states. Additional services are production engineering, testing and training, documentation and logistics support, and operations and maintenance support.

DRS Technical Services, of Herndon, Va., is a provider of satellite and wireless network technologies. DRS Technologies, based in Parsippany, N.J., ranks No. 23 on Washington Technology’s 2009 Top 100 list of the largest federal government prime contractors.

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William Welsh is a freelance writer covering IT and defense technology.

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