DRS Subsidiary awarded $1.2 million contract for Navy tactical display consoles.
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DRS Department of Rehabilitation Services )("DRS") announced today that its DRS Technology Applications & Service Company subsidiary in Gaithersburg, Maryland has received a contract award valued at approximately $1.2 million from Lockheed-Martin Tactical Data Systems in Eagan, Minnesota Eagan is a city in Dakota County, Minnesota, and is a thriving suburb of the Twin Cities metropolitan area located approximately 15 miles southeast of downtown Minneapolis. to provide Tactical Display Consoles (TDC TDC Top Dead Center
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3. ships. The company previously had received a $1.1 million contract from the U.S. Navy to transition the government-designed TDC to manufacturing and deliver the first 26 consoles to combat system integration labs and certain Navy surface ships.
The versatile Tactical Display Console was specifically designed to interface with a remotely located enclosure containing the electronics for processing, graphics, networking and other components requiring special cooling and noise containment. As a result of this configuration and the unique architecture of the TDC, the ship's small combat information center, where the TDC will be located, will be quieter, less crowded and will not require extensive environmental modifications.
Mark S. Newman, chairman, president and chief executive officer of DRS, commented, "Our ability to capture the Tactical Display Console contract award underscores our strong leadership position in Commercial Off-The-Shelf Commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) is a term for software or hardware, generally technology or computer products, that are ready-made and available for sale, lease, or license to the general public. or "COTS (Commercial Off-The-Shelf) Refers to ready-made merchandise that is available for sale. See MOTS.
(software) COTS - commercial off-the-shelf. See commercial software. " system design, integration and production. The flexibility of this open-systems design approach, which DRS incorporates in all of our display workstation product lines, provides a common capability for the display needs of different military platforms. The unique configuration of these display consoles is ideally suited to a COTS design approach, resulting in a substantial cost savings for the Navy."
The COTS-based design of DRS's tactical display systems product line meets or exceeds critical performance, reliability and long-term support requirements for the company's government customers. DRS's tactical display systems are used in military platforms that span air, sea and land applications.
DRS is a diversified, high-technology company serving global government and commercial markets. Principally a developer and manufacturer of a variety of sophisticated, leading edge systems used for the processing, display and storage of data, DRS provides its customers with a broad range of products, including electronic sensor, electronic imaging and electro-optical systems and offers a full complement of technical support services support services Psychology Non-health care-related ancillary services–eg, transportation, financial aid, support groups, homemaker services, respite services, and other services .
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