DCS to Help Develop Soldier Protection Tech Under $145.5M Army Contract

DCS has been awarded a potential five-year, $145.5M contract to help the U.S. Army's Project Manager Soldier Survivability group build and deploy protective equipment for military personnel.

The company said Wednesday it will provide quality assurance, engineering, test, procurement, business management, administrative and logistics support under the contract, the company said Wednesday.

PM SSV operates under under Program Executive Office Soldier and provides uniforms, parachutes and protective gear to the warfighter.

"DCS understands the complexity and criticality of PM SSV's mission on all levels—from organizational planning to the front lines," said CEO Jim Benbow.

Contract work will primarily occur at Fort Belvoir in Virginia, while some additional tasks may take place in North Carolina, Texas, Georgia, Maryland, Kuwait and Afghanistan.

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