Army picks DCS-Millennium for support work

May 9, 2012 at 9:17 AM

ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 9 (UPI) -- Engineering support and technology assistance for the U.S. Army's night vision and sensor systems will be provided by DCS-Millennium LLC.

The joint venture company said the five-year contract was given by the U.S. Army Research, Development, and Engineering Command, Communications Electronics Research, Development, and Engineering Center, Night Vision and Electronic Sensors Directorate.

The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity award is for five years and worth a total of $1.78 billion to six prime contractors who will compete for task orders.

Task orders to be bid on are in the areas of provision of sensor technology engineering, administrative and operations support, field technology assistance, test and evaluation, and engineering support and services.

"Our continued ability to support NVESD under the WEBS (Warrior Enabling Broad Sensor) contract vehicle is a great accomplishment for DCS's employee-owners and our Millennium partner," said Jim Wood, DCS Corp. chairman and chief executive officer. "NVESD is recognized as one of the premier labs in the Department of Defense system.

"As a former NVESD civilian employee, I am pleased that DCS and Millennium have joined together to continue to support the important work that NVESD is doing to protect and equip our warfighters."

Like Us on Facebook for more stories from UPI.com  
Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
Volvo unveils new child seat concept
JetBlue first major airline to offer direct New York to Cuba flights
New Zealand military receives medium heavy military trucks
BBC to lay off 1,000 people to make up for $234M in lost revenue
U.S. proposes tighter pipeline spill rules