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Up to $43.5M to TASC for Marine Corps Geospatial Intelligence Support

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Iraq War GEOINT(click to view larger) TASC Corp. in Andover, MA received a ceiling priced $43.5 million firm-fixed-priced, indefinite-delivery/ indefinite-quantity contract to provide sustainment, systems engineering, integration, production, fielding and logistics support for the U.S. Marine Corps’s Topographic Production Capability (TPC) [PDF] system. The TPC system is a transportable, highly mobile, modularized network of systems that allows the commander to exercise near real-time control, coordination, and direction of Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF)’s geospatial intelligence (GEOINT). DID has more on the Marine Corps’ TPC… Some of the most basic and important questions facing any soldier on the ground include where is ‘here’, what does that mean, and what’s nearby. Geographic information of all types can fill that role, in ways that go far beyond one’s mere GPS position. In “Small Wars” stabilization and counterinsurgency operations, additional geographic information concerning data like soils, crop yields, and weather patterns can be worth more than another rifle platoon, because they can help to earn local cooperation. The TPC is the only Marine Corps’ family of systems that provides an integrated, independently deployed, self-contained GEOINT system designed for data acquisition, manipulation, analysis and dissemination. The TPC provides the capability to task, collect, process, […]

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