Smartronix Awarded GCSS-MC Systems Integration Contract
Maryland – 17 March, 2009 – Smartronix received an
award from prime contractor Oracle Corporation in support of the
Global Combat Support System – Marine Corps (GCSS-MC) Program of
Record. Initial tasking includes the design and development of
two variants required for deployed operations in support of
Smartronix is scheduled to deliver both variants in November
2009 for formal testing; consisting of one large ISO certified
container and two smaller transit case versions. The larger
container is intended for use by the Marine Expeditionary Forces
(MEF) while the smaller will be used primarily by the Marine
Expeditionary Units (MEUs). Each is considered a First Article
(prototype) and will require extensive testing prior to final
design acceptance. Specifically, this effort will integrate all
communication requirements for NIPRNET and SIPRNET connectivity
in support of the Marine Corps Logistics Command and Control
(LOG C2) requirement for deployable planning and execution
tools. This capability has been designed to operate in a fully
redundant environment with the development of a Disaster
Recovery (DR) unit to be built upon final approval of prototype.
This award culminates approximately two years of effort in
collaboration between, Oracle Corporation, and the Marine Corps.
Systems integration will be performed at the new Smartronix
corporate headquarters located in Hollywood, MD.
When asked about the significance of this award, Rob Baker, Vice
President said "Smartronix is committed to providing
products and services that exceed our customer's expectations.
Our engineers are recognized as subject matter experts
throughout the Marine Corps and we look forward to continuing to
delivering high quality solutions to our clients."