US Army awards WCIS basic ordering agreement to TCS

12 February 2014 (Last Updated February 12th, 2014 18:30)

TeleCommunication Systems (TCS) has been selected as one of the prime contractors for the US Army’s worldwide communications and infrastructure support (WCIS) basic ordering agreement (BOA).

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TeleCommunication Systems (TCS) has been selected as one of the prime contractors for the US Army's worldwide communications and infrastructure support (WCIS) basic ordering agreement (BOA).

Awarded to a total of 16 companies, the multiple-award WCIS agreement is designed to provide global services and supplies for the modernisation of communications systems and the installation of information infrastructure to support worldwide US Army enterprise efforts.

The agreement supports the project manager Installation Information Infrastructure Communications and Capabilities (I3C2) mission, including the Product Manager Installation Information Infrastructure Modernization Program (I3MP), and product manager Power Projection Enablers (P2E), among others.

"Our continued success at winning prime roles on procurement vehicles enables more access."

TCS government solutions group president Michael Bristol said: "TCS has successfully implemented similar critical infrastructure projects for defense agencies and other customers across the globe.

"Our continued success at winning prime roles on procurement vehicles enables more access by the community of government customers to TCS' products and services."

WCIS is structured to address the outside of continental US (OCONUS) requirements associated with provision of capabilities and adaptive processes that support net-centricity, secure access to knowledge, and improved information systems and services throughout the army environment.

The agreement has a period of performance through December 2016.

Other successful applicants include Booz Allen Hamilton, D & S Consulting, DasNet, Futron, General Dynamics, Globecomm Services, Hyperion, LGS Innovations, Mission 1st Group, Mutual Telecom Services, Science Applications International, Serco, Trace Systems, Tribalco, and VT MILCOM.


Image: The WCIS agreement will provide global services and supplies for the modernisation of Army communications systems worldwide. Photo: courtesy of Amy Walker.