Combat-vehicle order for $132.1 million from U.S. Army received by Leonardo DRS

ARLINGTON, Va. Leonardo DRS has received its first production delivery order for the next-generation of U.S. Army mission command computing systems, called the Mounted Family of Computer Systems (MFoCS) II.

Under the terms of the contract, Leonardo DRS will provide the Army with the MFoCS II family of systems -- which supports the Army's modernization strategy for ground combat vehicles, combat service support vehicles, and command posts. It also will support the continued fielding and upgrades of the Army’s Joint Battle Command – Platform (JBC-P) and will bring critical system capability upgrades, cybersecurity improvements, and multitouch displays.  In addition, Leonardo has implemented significant performance enhancements of the platform computing server as the Army continues to improve the JBC-P systems used for tactical situational awareness and global “Blue Force Tracking” and In-Transit Visibility logistics tracking.

The Army will receive  dismountable tablets, processor units, docking stations, keyboard units, interconnecting cables, and multiple sizes of ruggedized sunlight-readable multi-touchscreen display units.