USMC selects TCS communication systems

7 September 2011 (Last Updated September 7th, 2011 18:30)

TeleCommunication Systems (TCS) will supply integrated communications systems to the US Marine Corps (USMC) as part of a contract valued at $139.8m. The company will also provide wireless point-to-point Link-Delta (WPPL-D) systems, field support engineers and ancillary equipment. <

TeleCommunication Systems (TCS) will supply integrated communications systems to the US Marine Corps (USMC) as part of a contract valued at $139.8m.

The company will also provide wireless point-to-point Link-Delta (WPPL-D) systems, field support engineers and ancillary equipment.

The WPPL-D system will provide the marines with point-to-point and point-to-multipoint, line-of-sight and non-line-of-sight transmission of voice, video and data communications.

TCS has received initial funding of $17.6m to provide equipment and field services support for WPPL-D systems.

The contract has been awarded through the US Army's $5bn world-wide satellite systems contract vehicle.