Subsystem Technologies wins US Army FCS&T contract
Subsystem Technologies has announced that it has been issued a five-year contract to fulfill the requirements for software engineering support in the planning, designing, implementing and testing of weapons fire control systems for the Fire Control Systems & Technology (FCS&T) Directorate at the US Army Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center (ARDEC). The company announced the Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract, worth up to $74 million, 31 August 2012.
The contract will see Subsystem Technologies provide support to the Mortars and Common Fire Control Team for a wide spectrum of products including the Mortar Fire Control System (MFCS), Lightweight Handheld Mortar Ballistic Computer (LHMBC), M777A2 LW-155 Digital Fire Control System, M119A3 Digitization, and other current and future programmes related to mortars and common fire control systems.
According to the company, the support services include full lifecycle systems support, process improvement, and training in order to assist ARDEC in successful research and development efforts and on-going MFCS upgrades and enhancements.
The Artillery and Tank Weapon Fire Control System (FCS) Teams support includes a wide spectrum of products such as the M109 Paladin Fire Control, M1A1 Abrams Fire Control, and other current and future programmes related to artillery and tank fire control systems.
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