Roseburg, OR — June 11, 2010 — URS, along with subcontractor Invictus Technical Solutions (ITS/Invictus, has been awarded a contract to provide Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) communications and maintenance support to the Air Force’s 432nd Wing at Creech Air Force Base in Nevada and the 49th Fighter Wing at Holloman Air Force Base in New Mexico.
Under the terms of the contract, URS and ITS will provide communications; operations and maintenance support and design, development and sustainment services for Unmanned Aircraft System Operations Center Support (UASOCS) mission systems. This program provides critical data, voice interconnectivity and video relays to enable pilots and sensor operators to fly and control UASs from centers worldwide.
Commenting on the contract, Randall A. Wotring, President of Federal Services for URS, said: “We are pleased to have been selected by the U.S. Air Force for this important assignment, which expands our work supporting the command and control of remotely piloted aircraft in support of military unmanned aerial vehicle programs. URS also currently provides studies and analysis, engineering, maintenance, contract logistics support, command/control/communications, and beddown facilities services for leading UAS systems worldwide, and we look forward to continuing to support the military on this program.”
Invictus is a leading UAS and IT services company providing services support and subject matter expertise to the U.S. Government, Department of Defense (DoD) and commercial entities. Invictus is dedicated to providing services which support and enhance customer requirements, needs and options. Invictus has a reputation for innovation, superior expertise and commitment to customer satisfaction.
(Originally posted 2010-March-29)