U.S. Army Awards LGS Innovations $4.1 Billion Communications and Transmissions Systems (CTS) Contract
–Integrated Systems Approach Will Improve Battlefield Communications —
HERNDON, Va.—October 24, 2013— LGS Innovations™, an independent subsidiary of Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE and Euronext Paris: ALU), today announced it has been named one of the winners of the $4.1 billion Communications and Transmission Systems (CTS) contract.
“Our solutions and services will help ensure the warfighter and defense personnel have unfailing access to voice, data and video services anywhere the mission takes them.”
The Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) award has a five-year period of performance and will connect various communications systems seamlessly across integrated domains, providing the warfighter with reliable, instant access to communications worldwide.
Under the terms of the agreement, LGS Innovations will be competing to provide an extensive range of integrated solutions in support of the Army’s communications systems. LGS will be offering systems integration, systems engineering and analysis, operations, maintenance, equipment and system installation. In addition, LGS Innovations will provide material procurement, facility and site preparation, outside plant trenching, software support, program management, logistics, technical field assistance, test and evaluation, modeling and simulation, information operations and assurance support, training, and depot support at a local and regional level.
“Regardless of the communication system or network technology, LGS Innovations has the depth and breadth of expertise necessary to tackle the Army’s most pressing communication needs,” said Dan Bigbie, Senior VP Business Development, LGS Innovations. “Our solutions and services will help ensure the warfighter and defense personnel have unfailing access to voice, data and video services anywhere the mission takes them.”
LGS brings together a team of 71 partners that collectively represent leadership and expertise in supporting communications systems technology.
About LGS Innovations
LGS InnovationsTM LLC solves the most complex networking and communications challenges facing the U.S. Federal Government. Building on its Bell Labs heritage, LGS Innovations delivers groundbreaking research and advanced networking and communications solutions that provide an information advantage and contribute to the mission success of its customers. Solutions include Infrastructure & Installation; Video Teleconferencing and IPTV Solutions; Public Safety and Emergency Communications, Tactical Communications; Wireless/Mobility; 4G/LTE; Cloud Solutions; Enterprise, Optical and Data Networking; Network Integration; and Research and Development in Advanced Multimedia/RF, Cybersecurity, sensing technologies, and Photonics.
An independent subsidiary of Alcatel-Lucent dedicated solely to serving the U.S. Federal Government, LGS Innovations is headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, with offices in Colorado, Illinois, Maryland, New Jersey, and North Carolina. To learn more about LGS Innovations, visit http://www.lgsinnovations.com. LGS Innovations: The Network ExpertsTM.