OSI Federal to provide Navy with rugged laptop computers for aircraft mission planning
LAKEHURST, N.J., 22 Feb. 2016. Experts at OSI Federal Technologies Inc. in Aldie, Va., will provide the U.S. Navy with commercially available rugged laptop computers under terms of a $7.9 million contract announced last week.
Officials of the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division in Lakehurst, N.J., are asking OSI Federal to provide 759 laptop computers, with options for as many as 2,605, to serve as mission planning systems for Navy aircraft pilots.
The contract also calls for OSI Federal to provide 100 to 248 spare hard drives; as many as 88 docking stations; and 450 carrying cases. OSI Federal competed for this contract with eight other companies, Navy officials say.
OSI Federal specializes in providing technology products and services to federal government customers including major systems integrators that support federal agencies. The company provides custom configuration of computer systems, software, and peripherals, with an emphasis in rugged and secure computing.
The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division-Lakehurst at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst is responsible for Navy aircraft launch and recovery equipment and support equipment. The division's mission, the Aircraft Platform Interface (API), assures that fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters operate safely and effectively from aircraft carriers, air-capable ships, and expeditionary airfields worldwide.
Among suppliers to OSI Federal are Cisco Systems Inc. in San Jose, Calif; Belkin International Inc. in Playa Vista, Calif.; CIS Secure Computing Inc. in Dulles, Va.; Getac USA in Irvine, Calif.; Advanced Design Corp. in Lorton, Va.; Panasonic in Secaucus, N.J.; Thuraya Telecommunications Co. in Dubai, United Arab Emirates; Tresys Technology LLC in Columbia, Md.; Citrix Systems Inc. in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; SYNNEX Corp. in Fremont, Calif.; Crystal Group in Hiawatha, Iowa; and Lexmark International Inc. in Lexington, Ky.
On this contract OSI Federal will do the work in Aldie, Va., and should be finished by April 2018. For more information contact OSI Federal Technologies online at http://osifederal.com, or the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division-Lakehurst at www.navair.navy.mil/nawcad/Lakehurst.