US Army awards LEPSA contract to Subsystem Technologies

23 September 2015 (Last Updated September 23rd, 2015 18:30)

Subsystem Technologies has received a multi-million dollar contract to perform logistics engineering and product support analysis (LEPSA) for the US Army's ammunition and armament products.

Subsystem Technologies has received a multi-million dollar contract to perform logistics engineering and product support analysis (LEPSA) for the US Army's ammunition and armament products.

Under the contract, the company will provide LEPSA services to the Logistics Research and Engineering Directorate (LRED) Life Cycle Supportability Division (LCSD) of the army's Armament Research Development and Engineering Center (ARDEC) at the Picatinny Arsenal, New Jersey.

The contract, whose value remains undisclosed, aims to expand the company's logistics engineering support required for ammunition and armament products and services for ARDEC.

SUBSYSTEMs president Richard Bodson said: "Supporting our national defence, and specifically such an important programme as LEPSA, is a great honour to us."

"Supporting our national defence, and specifically such an important programme as LEPSA, is a great honour to us."

SUBSYSTEMs Defence Division director Indra Nayee said: "Leveraging our nearly 25-year partnership with ARDEC, SUBSYSTEMs will bring a wide range of domain knowledge, mission expertise, best practices and next-generation capabilities to Life Cycle Supportability Division.

"Through this contract, we will provide LRED, ARDEC with proven successful support services for logistics engineering and product support analysis of munitions and weapons systems as they are developed."

The latest order represents the second contract awarded to the company in support of LRED, ARDEC in the last ten months.

Awarded in December 2014, the first contract includes provision of urgent unplanned or temporary logistics support of weapons and ammunition in all phases of the life cycle.

Specifically, the company will provide integrated logistics support management, publications, provisioning, MANPRINT, as well as new equipment training and material management services for weapons and munitions for troops.

ARDEC serves as the army's primary research and development arm for armament and munitions systems, and focuses on the development of more advanced weapons using technologies, such as microwaves, lasers and nanotechnology.