The US Army has awarded a contract to DRS Technologies to provide technical assistance for command and control functions to the multinational force – Iraq (MNF-I).

Under the $77.8m contract, DRS Technical Services will assist MNF-I changeover command, control, communications and computer capabilities from the Baghdad International Zone to the US Embassy Compound and forward operating bases.

Technical assistance will include project management, programme planning and analysis, telecommunications engineering, systems integration, and repair and modification.

In addition, the company will provide services including production engineering, testing and training, documentation and logistics support, and operations and maintenance support.