QinetiQ North America has been awarded a task order by the US Marine Corps to provide engineering and scientific support services to the Marine Air-Ground Task Force (MAGTF) command and control systems (MC2S) programme.

Under the firm-fixed-price MC2S/DFSA task order, the company will provide a broad range of engineering, acquisition, logistics, and programmatic support services across all ground combat element (GCE) and MAGTF level command and control programmes.

The company also provides support to various product groups, deputy commander for systems engineering, interoperability, architectures and technology (SIAT), and programme executive officer land systems.

Work on the new task order will take place in Virginia, US, with completion of the base tasks scheduled for December 2011.