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iGov receives M1165 comms system order

24th September 2018 - 12:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

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iGov Technologies has received an $85.1 million Tactical Air Control Party Mobile Communications System (TACP-MCS) Block 2 delivery order, the company announced on 17 September.

The order was placed under under the Department of Defense's Platform Engineering and Integration for Tactical and Strategic Systems IDIQ contract.

The contract will see iGov modify the M1165 HMMWV armoured variant used by Air Force Tactical Air Control Party operators. iGov will integrate and deliver modernised, robust voice, data, and video communications capabilities required by Joint Terminal Attack Controllers for close air support operations.

Chuck Reiche, senior vice president of business development, iGov, said: ‘With MCS Block 2, the air force is going to receive a mature solution built upon the capabilities we are successfully fielding for MCS Block 1. We are committed to excellence as we continue to provide air force TACP operators the communications systems they need to successfully execute their missions.’

Work is expected to be complete by January 2024.

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