C4iSR: Joint & Common Equipment

Industry competitors submit bids for next iteration of DCGS-A

20 August 2019

Companies vying to develop the next iteration of the US Army's Distributed Common Ground System-Army (DCGS-A) submitted bids to service officials on 19 August, kicking off what will likely be a closely watched competition.

Industry competitors sent in proposals for DCGS-A Capability Drop 2 (CD-2) to the programme manager's office under US Army's Intelligence, Electronic Warfare and Sensors (IEW&S) directorate, headquartered at Aberdeen Proving Ground in Aberdeen, Maryland. Programme officials on 18 July officially released the request for proposals (RfPs) for CD-2, with an estimated price tag of USD824 million.

As of this writing, IEW&S spokesperson Brandon Pollachek had yet to respond to queries from Jane's regarding which companies had submitted bids for the CD-2 programme.

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