LGS Providing Army Training Base Avaya Digital Comm System; Kevin Kelly Comments


Kevin Kelly
Kevin Kelly

LGS Innovations has won a $14.1 million contract to provide an Avaya communications system to a U.S. Army base and transition the bas digital voice-over Internet Protocol data system.

The Army trains between 85, 000 and 90, 000 military and civilian personnel per year at Fort Leonard Wood in earthmoving, truck driving, civil support and first response to weapons of mass destruction, LGS said Tuesday.

Fort Leonard Wood is also home to the U.S. Army Engineer School; the Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear School; the Army Military Police School; and the 4th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade.

“This is a great opportunity for LGS to help modernize this important military installation, ” said Kevin Kelly, LGS Innovations CEO Kevin Kelly.

LGS will provide the base 25, 000 universal RTU licenses and intends to expand to as many as 36, 000 licenses if needed, the company says.

Avaya’s Communication Manager 6 unified communications system is intended for analog, digital, and IP-based communication devices to conduct conference calling, contact center applications and enhanced 911.

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