MANHASSET, N.Y. DRS Technologies Inc. has received a $21.3 million delivery order to provide Applique Computer Systems for the U.S. Army's Force XXI Battle Command, Brigade and Below (FBCB2) program.
The systems associated with this order will support U.S. Army units engaged in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom.
Installed on M1A2 Abrams Main Battle Tanks and M2A3 Bradley FightingVehicles, these FBCB2 systems will support the Army's Blue Force Tracking requirements, which include beyond line-of-sight reporting and tracking. The systems also provide improved vertical and horizontal information integration for incorporation into the Army's battlefield visualization efforts.
DRS (Parsippany, N.J.) will provide rugged computer hard disk drives, display units, keyboard units and upgraded processor units with one gigabyte of DRAM.
Product deliveries are expected to begin immediately and be completed by February 2006.