By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Computer Weekly News -- L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) announced that its National Security Solutions (NSS) Group was awarded a $357 million task order under the GSA Alliant contract vehicle by the GSA Federal Systems Integration and Management Center. L-3 will provide software development, systems integration, distance learning and IT technical support services in support of the Reserve Component Automation (RCA) program.
RCA is a mission-critical program to modernize and sustain an automated information system that enhances the Army Reserve and National Guard's ability to accomplish unit mobilization planning and readiness and support day-to-day administration. The program is part of the U.S. Army Program Executive Office Enterprise Information Systems.
"This win is a testament to the collaborative capabilities of L-3 and our agility in identifying ways to enhance our offerings to our customers," said Les Rose, president of L-3's NSS Group. "By leveraging expertise and resources from across the company, and through key external partnerships, our work will provide Army Reserve and National Guard soldiers continuity of current operations as well as advancements in software development and IT life-cycle support, and we are proud to assist them."
Work on the contract is underway in L-3's Reston, Va. facility and is expected to continue through 2018.
L-3 National Security Solutions (NSS) Group provides full-spectrum cyber operations, enterprise and mission information technology, intelligence operations support and operational infrastructure support through integrated engineering, adaptive processes and the expertise required to solve critical security challenges.
Headquartered in New York City, L-3 employs approximately 51,000 people worldwide and is a prime contractor in C3ISR (Command, Control, Communications, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance) systems, platform and logistics solutions, and national security solutions. L-3 is also a leading provider of a broad range of electronic systems used on military and commercial platforms. The company reported 2012 sales of $13.1 billion.
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