MacAulay-Brown Inc. (MacB) announced March 6, 2017, that the company has been awarded a subcontract by IAP Worldwide Services, Inc. (IAP) to support the Distributed Common Ground System–Army (DCGS-A). MacB is partnering with IAP on the two-year contract with a total ceiling value of $11 million. A majority of the work will be performed at Fort Belvoir in Virginia and at Fort Hood, Texas.
“This recompete win supporting DCGS-A demonstrates our ability to execute and deliver systems engineering, logistics and project management at exceptional levels in a timely manner,” MacB Senior Vice President and Missions Systems Group General Manager Fred Norman said. “This highlights our ability to provide outstanding intelligence and situational awareness, customer service and the analytical data needed to support battlefield operations on a global scale.”
MacB personnel will work with IAP on hardware systems engineering on various platforms, logistics support, system accreditation and certification, and networking and data processing. Additionally, the team will provide configuration management, training, facility management support for information systems and technology, and overall project management.
Headquartered at Aberdeen Proving Ground in Maryland, DCGS-A enables timely, relevant and accurate targetable data to the warfighter, as well as access to information and Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) management supporting battlefield visualization in the Army’s operating environment. The mission is to provide commanders and coalition forces in the field with the ability to synchronize and integrate intelligence information and other collected data from multiple sources.