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Alcatel-Lucent unit awarded $49M contract with U.S. Army's MCF

LGS Innovations, an independent subsidiary of Alcatel-Lucent, announced it has been awarded a contract worth just over $49M to upgrade the U.S. Army’s Main Communications Facility in Southwest Asia. LGS was selected as the exclusive contractor to engineer, furnish, install, test, and secure the Army’s extensive network, transmission, and voice infrastructure in Southwest Asia as part of the Department of Defense’s IMOD initiative. The company has also been tasked to execute a critical cutover of transmission circuits as well as design, develop, furnish, and install a virtualized infrastructure to accommodate the migration of servers and their applications from existing facilities to the MCF.