February 21, 2012
DRS Technologies Launches Intel® Core™ I7 Military Rugged Tablet (MRT)
PARSIPPANY, NJ, FEBRUARY 21, 2012 - DRS Technologies, Inc. a Finmeccanica Company, announced that its Tactical Systems division will launch the next generation of the MRT tablet computer at the AUSA ILW Winter Symposium and Exposition in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.
This next generation MRT includes new technologies from Intel® such as the Core™ i7 Processor. This next generation dual core processor is combined with additional product enhancements that include: significantly improved processing capacity, faster graphics, expanded memory, video capture capability, extended battery life, and improved security features to enable trusted computing operations.
“This MRT is the result of our continuous technology insertion to optimize customer value and system capabilities,” says Mike Sarrica, vice president and general manager of DRS Tactical Systems, “We are proud to have already made our first production deliveries of more than 150 systems earlier this month – the newest members of a worldwide fleet of fielded MRTs that exceeds 27,000 systems.”
DRS Tactical Systems is a global leader in Mission Command enabling systems, products and technologies including: platform integration, On-The-Move (OTM) platform systems, ultra-rugged, commercial-off-the-shelf based computers, displays & embedded workstations, handheld devices, tablet computers, and integrated peripheral products. The Mission Command products of this DRS group have been incorporated into the U.S. Army's Force XXI Battle Command, Brigade and Below (FBCB2) and Blue Force Tracking (BFT) Program, the US Army’s Movement Tracking System (MTS) Program, and the United Kingdom's BOWMAN integrated battlefield communications system program.
DRS Technologies, headquartered in Parsippany, NJ, is a leading supplier of integrated products, services and support to military forces, intelligence agencies and prime contractors worldwide. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Finmeccanica S.p.A. (FNC.MI) which employs more than 71,000 people worldwide. For more information about DRS Technologies, please visit the company’s website at www.drs.com.
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