Leonardo DRS nabs MFoCS II contract to support computing modernization efforts
ARLINGTON, Va. U.S. Army officials tapped Leonardo DRS, Inc. to produce the next-generation of mission command computing systems called the Mounted Family of Computer Systems (MFoCS) II to support the Army's modernization strategy for tactical platforms, including ground combat vehicles, and command posts. The indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (ID/IQ) contract is worth up to $841.3 million.
Under this MFoCS II contract, Leonardo DRS will provide the Army with dismountable tablets, processor units, docking stations, keyboard units, interconnecting cables, and multiple sizes of ruggedized sunlight-readable multi-touch-screen display units.
The MFoCS II family of systems will support the continued fielding and upgrades of the Army’s Joint Battle Command – Platform (JBC-P) and features critical system capability upgrades, cybersecurity improvements, and multi-touch displays. In addition, there are 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 five-year contract, with options for additional years, was awarded by the Defense Information Technology Contracting Office of the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) on behalf of U.S. Army Program Manager, Mission Command and U.S. Army Program Executive Office – Command, Control and Communications – Tactical (PEO C3T).
Work will be performed at the Leonardo DRS facility located in Melbourne, Florida.