General Dynamics and Telos partner to provide mobile rugged computing equipment to U.S. Army

SPOKANE, Wash., 16 April 2007. General Dynamics Itronix has entered into a reseller agreement with Ashburn, Va.-based Telos Corporation for provision of rugged computing equipment for Army personnel in office environments. The agreement includes rugged handhelds and laptops, including the Duo-Touch rugged tablet PC, GoBook VR-1 semi-rugged notebook, and GoBook XR-1 rugged notebook.

SPOKANE, Wash., 16 April 2007. General Dynamics Itronix has entered into a reseller agreement with Ashburn, Va.-based Telos Corporation for provision of rugged computing equipment for Army personnel in office environments. The agreement includes rugged handhelds and laptops, including the Duo-Touch rugged tablet PC, GoBook VR-1 semi-rugged notebook, and GoBook XR-1 rugged notebook.

Telos is a prime contractor under the Army Desktop and Mobile Computing-2 (ADMC-2) program. As part of the Army's Small Computer Program, ADMC-2 focuses on leases and purchases of personal computers, notebooks, ruggedized notebooks, tablets and personal digital assistants as well as printers, digital cameras, video teleconferencing equipment, projectors, displays, and high-definition television units. All military services and the Department of Defense agencies may also use the contract, if desired.

Vendors have a 10-year period of performance -- a three-year base period, three two-year options and a one-year option -- with a maximum ceiling of $5 billion under the ADMC-2 contract. The contract is managed by the Program Executive Office-Enterprise Information Systems' (PEO-EIS) of the Army Small Computer Program.

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