|[February 20, 2013]
LGS Innovations Receives $49 Million Award with U.S. Army Main Communications Facility
HERNDON, Va. --(Business Wire)--
Innovations™, an independent subsidiary of Alcatel-Lucent
(NYSE: ALU) (Euronext Paris: ALU), today announced it has been awarded a
contract worth just over $49 million to upgrade the U.S. Army's Main
Communications Facility (MCF) in Southwest Asia. The MCF, designed as a
state-of-the-art commercial communications operations center, will serve
as the central information systems hub for the region.
The MCF will house 9,000 square feet of usable equipment room space and
will be capable of multiplexing and de-multiplexing circuits transported
over copper, fiber, satellite, or terrestrial Line of Sight (LOS) radios.
deploys the most advanced, state-of-the-art communications technologies
available to both defense and civilian organizations," said LGS
Innovations CEO Kevin Kelly. "This opportunity to upgrade and modernize
such a mission critical piece of infrastructure for the U.S. Army will
not only support our military and warfighters abroad, but will also help
the Federal Government to continue to provide for homeland security and
overcome future overseas communications challenges."
LGS was selected as the exclusive contractor to engineer, furnish,
install, test, and secure the Army's extensive network, transmission,
and voice infrastructure in Southwest Asia as part of the Department of
Defense's IMOD initiative. The company has also been tasked to execute a
critical cutover of transmission circuits as well as design, develop,
furnish, and install a virtualized infrastructure to accommodate the
migrationof servers and their applications from existing facilities to
About LGS Innovations
LGS InnovationsTM LLC solves the most complex
networking and communications challenges facing the U.S. Federal
Government. Building on its Bell
Labs heritage, LGS Innovations delivers groundbreaking research and
advanced networking and communications solutions that provide an
information advantage and contribute to the mission success of its
customers. Solutions include Infrastructure
& Installation; Video
Teleconferencing and IPTV Solutions; Public
Safety and Emergency Communications; Tactical
Optical and Data Networking; Network
Integration; and Research
and Development in Advanced Multimedia/RF, Cybersecurity, sensing
technologies, and Photonics.
An independent subsidiary of Alcatel-Lucent (News - Alert) dedicated solely to serving
the U.S. Federal Government, LGS Innovations is headquartered in
Herndon, Virginia, with offices in Colorado, Illinois, Maryland, New
Jersey, and North Carolina. To learn more about LGS Innovations, visit http://www.lgsinnovations.com.
LGS Innovations: The Network ExpertsTM.
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