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LGS Innovations wins spot on $4B Army contract

  |   Oct. 25, 2013 at 12:11 PM
HERNDON, Va., Oct. 25 (UPI) -- LGS Innovations has been awarded a spot to bid for task orders under a $4.1 billion U.S. Army communications and transmission systems contract.

The contract is an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity arrangement with a five-year period of performance and is designed to provide the Army with enhanced communications with various systems across integrated domains.

"Regardless of the communication system or network technology, LGS Innovations has the depth and breadth of expertise necessary to tackle the Army's most pressing communication needs," said Dan Bigbie, senior vice president of business development at LGS Innovations. "Our solutions and services will help ensure the warfighter and defense personnel have unfailing access to voice, data and video services anywhere the mission takes them."

LGS said services it will offer for task orders include systems integration, systems engineering and analysis, operations, maintenance, and equipment and system installation.

It will also provide procurement of materials, facility and site preparation, outside plant trenching, software support, program management, logistics, technical field assistance, and test and evaluation, among other services.

The identity of other companies awarded the communications and transmission systems contract were not disclosed.

LGS Innovations is an independent subsidiary of Alcatel-Lucent.

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