DRS wins major Army contract for mobile, rugged computing

DRS Tactical Systems, Melbourne, FL, won a $455 million firm-fixed-price contract from the Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD, for the production of the mounted family of computer systems hardware for the Army Mounted Common Operating Environment.  

DRS Tactical Systems, a subsidiary of Italy’s Finmeccanica, manufactures a variety of rugged systems for the military, including the RVS-330 rugged vehicle system and the Scorpion rugged vehicle terminal touch-screen tablet computer with external keyboard.

The bid was solicited through the Internet, with three bids received.

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