AUSTIN, Texas, May 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Textron Systems Advanced Information Solutions, an operating unit of Textron Systems, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) business, announced today that it has been selected as a prime contractor on the United States Army Responsive Strategic Sourcing for Services (RS3) contract. The RS3 contract has an expiration date of May 14, 2022 and an additional five-year operational ordering period.
Textron Systems has provided a wide range of support as both a prime and subcontractor on previous multiple award, indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) services contracts and is proud to be selected as a prime contractor amongst an elite group of contractors on the RS3 contract.
The contract, with command based out of Aberdeen Proving Ground, will provide command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (C4ISR) knowledge-based professional services to the U.S. Army and may be extended to other governmental agencies.
The multiple award, IDIQ contract primary services offer opportunities in engineering, research, development, test and evaluation (RDT&E), logistics, acquisition and strategic planning, education and training services.
"Textron System is proud to be selected as a prime contractor for the RS3 IDIQ," says Daryl Madden, Textron Systems Senior Vice President and General Manager of Advanced Information Solutions. "The RS3 contract vehicle provides Textron Systems the opportunity to increase its support of the U.S. Army and other federal agencies."
About Textron Systems
Textron Systems' businesses develop and integrate products, services and support for aerospace and defense customers, as well as civil and commercial customers including those in law enforcement, security, border patrol and critical infrastructure protection around the globe. Harnessing agility and a broad base of expertise, Textron Systems' innovative businesses design, manufacture, field and support comprehensive solutions that expand customer capabilities and deliver value. Textron Systems consists of its Advanced Information Solutions, Electronic Systems, Geospatial Solutions, Lycoming Engines, Marine & Land Systems, Support Solutions, TRU Simulation + Training, Unmanned Systems and Weapon & Sensor Systems businesses. More information is available at www.textronsystems.com.
About Textron Inc.
Textron Inc. is a multi-industry company that leverages its global network of aircraft, defense, industrial and finance businesses to provide customers with innovative solutions and services. Textron is known around the world for its powerful brands such as Bell Helicopter, Cessna, Beechcraft, Hawker, Jacobsen, Kautex, Lycoming, E-Z-GO, Greenlee, Bad Boy Off Road, Textron Systems, and TRU Simulation + Training. For more information, visit: www.textron.com.
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