IBM Wins $38m UK Ministry of Defence Contract

IBM has won a five-year GBP23m ($37.88m) contract from Defence Equipment and Support, a department of the UK Ministry of Defence, to manage the UK Air Surveillance Command & Control System, UCCS. IBM designed and implemented the system in 2001 and will now provide support for all hardware, software, training, helpdesk, and onsite assistance. It will also upgrade the system to take new types of data feeds from commercial air traffic control centers. It said the upgrade will include advances...
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