Small business wins $85M Navy Common Processing System contract
- By Zach Noble
- May 07, 2014
Global Technical Systems Inc. has won an $84.9 million Navy contract for the production and support of open architecture computer systems.
The Virginia Beach, Va.-based small business is being tasked with production of the Common Processing System (CPS), along with spares and associated engineering services.
CPS supports the computer requirements of Navy combat systems, and Global Technical Systems will test both water- and air-cooled versions of the open architecture processing system.
Funds in the amount of $1.6 million were obligated at the time of the award, and work is scheduled to end May 2018.
Zach Noble is a staff writer covering digital citizen services, workforce issues and a range of civilian federal agencies.
Before joining FCW in 2015, Noble served as assistant editor at the viral news site TheBlaze, where he wrote a mix of business, political and breaking news stories and managed weekend news coverage. He has also written for online and print publications including The Washington Free Beacon, The Santa Barbara News-Press, The Federalist and Washington Technology.
Noble is a graduate of Saint Vincent College, where he studied English, economics and mathematics.
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