Technology, engineering and management solutions provider DCS Corp. has been awarded a 5-year, $145.5 million prime contract to support the development and fielding of advanced soldier protection products for Project Manager Soldier Survivability, a subordinate organization to Program Executive Office Soldier.
“DCS understands the complexity and criticality of PM SSV’s mission on all levels—from organizational planning to the front lines,” CEO Jim Benbow said. “Our expertise in soldier protection and survivability positions us well to support the PEO Soldier mission, delivering the technical excellence and quality for which DCS is known.”
PM SSV provides the Army with advanced soldier protection products, uniforms and parachute systems that enhance mission effectiveness. The combat uniforms, parachutes and personal protective equipment protect soldiers as they operate in rapidly changing global environments, completing missions that span the full spectrum of military operations.
DCS said it will provide services encompassing engineering, quality assurance and test; acquisition; business management; operations; logistics and fielding; and administrative support.
The DCS team includes small businesses Augustine Consulting Inc., First Division Consulting, Inc., Logistics Systems, Inc., and Offset Strategic Services, LLC, bringing additional technical expertise and understanding of PEO Soldier and its mission.