The US Army has awarded a $132.9m contract to IT solutions and services provider Apptis to provide management, engineering, integration and acquisition of army command, control, communications, computers and intelligence (C4I) systems worldwide.
Under the contract, the company will provide the C4I systems to the Command Center Upgrades / Special Projects Office, part of Team Defence Communications and Army Transmission Systems (TEAM DCATS).
TEAM DCATS is situated at the army's Fort Monmouth installation in New Jersey, and manages various projects that support soldiers, major commands and combatant commanders worldwide.
The contract is part of $20bn army information technology enterprise solutions-2 services (ITES-2S) programme to provide a wide-range of services that support the army's enterprise infrastructure.
The work is expected be complete by 30 June 2011.