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DRS Technologies Awarded IDIQ Contract to Deliver Communications and Transmission Services to U.S. Army

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ARLINGTON, Va., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DRS Technologies, a Finmeccanica Company, announced that its Aviation, Communications and Homeland Security (ACHS) business group will be supporting U.S. Army battlefield operations around the world by providing satellite and terrestrial communications capabilities.

DRS has been awarded access to an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract to provide communications and transmission systems as part of a five-year contract.

As one of the prime contractors awarded access to the Communications and Transmission Systems (CTS) IDIQ contract, DRS will compete for various task orders that are expected to range from systems engineering and integration to test and evaluation.

"CTS requirements encompass a broad range of communications systems and technologies, with corresponding management and administrative responsibilities," said Mitch Rambler, president of DRS's ACHS business group. "We are perfectly positioned to perform on this contract, having successfully supported the Army around the world for over a decade.  The Army's new CTS contract vehicle allows us to continue our tradition of excellent service by economically and effectively satisfying a broad range of communications-related requirements wherever needed," Rambler said.

About DRS Technologies

DRS Technologies is a leading supplier of integrated products, services and support to military forces, intelligence agencies and prime contractors worldwide and is the  recipient of the Defense Security Service Award for Excellence in Counterintelligence as well as three James S. Cogswell Awards for Outstanding Industrial Security Achievement. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Finmeccanica SpA (FNC.MI), which employs approximately 70,000 people worldwide.

For additional information please contact:

Michael Mount
Director, Public Affairs
571-447-4624
mmount@drs.com

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