Installation Kits (I-Kits) for Combat Vehicle Computing

Leonardo DRS Supports Army Vehicle Fielding Schedules


Charles Niles

Senior Director, Business Development

Land Electronics

+1 321 622 1637

Leonardo DRS is a designated Sole Source supplier for Army vehicle computing installation kits (I-Kits). Since its inception, the company has continuously designed, engineered, prototyped, tested, produced, kitted and delivered 283,025 I-Kits, components and spares maintaining configuration management for 140 separate combat vehicle systems. Leonardo DRS has direct integration experience with HMMWV, GMV, M113, Stryker, RG-33A1, RG33AUV, RG31A3, MATV and MRAP among others.

Under contracts with US Army PM Mission Command (PM MC) and the Defense Logistics Agency, Leonardo DRS is a full service supplier of battlefield computing products including rugged computers, displays, keyboards, tablets, mounts, cables and connectors.  In 2018-2019, Leonardo DRS provided 5,100 complete installation kits for the Mounted Family of Computer Systems (MFoCS) program, and is currently in production to fulfill orders for an additional 8,100 units by the end of 2019.

I-Kits Manufacturing

Installation Kits (I-Kits)Headquartered in Melbourne, FL, Leonardo DRS' Land Electronics business unit operates in 15,000 square feet of manufacturing floor space.  Modular assembly lines generate up to 1,500 installation kits per week providing a significant surge capability.  In 2019-2020, Leonardo DRS will build 30,000 square feet of additional manufacturing/warehouse space to house and inventory all products, including complete bundles of computers and kits by vehicle model. The increased footprint of the Melbourne campus is in support of the upcoming MFoCS IK Program and the Defense Logisics Agency (DLA) Interconnecting Equipment – Tailored Logistics Support (IE-TLS) contract.

Empowering the Tactical Edge

As the seventh and most advanced evolution of mounted computing the Mounted Family of Computer Systems builds upon the strengths of its predecessors.

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