XIO Strategies Announces Army FCS Contract Award

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Company to provide RFID and UID consulting services to further automate Army Future Combat Systems

XIO Strategies, Inc.

this Proof of Principal contract allows the Army the opportunity to demonstrate the capabilities made possible by improved supply chain asset visibility. We are proud to work with the Army in its modernization support to the warfighters.

XIO Strategies, Inc., a supply chain management and communications consulting firm, today announced that it has been awarded a contract to provide Passive RFID and UID consulting services to the U.S. Army Future Combat Systems (FCS). FCS is the Army's cornerstone modernization effort to deliver improved capabilities to soldiers, by delivering leading-edge technologies.

The outcomes for this program will include ruggedized wireless and hardwired solutions that track material movement with traceability and accountability in remote environments. Solutions will include scanning IUID or pRFID marked assets by the soldier with a user-friendly interface, and then providing networked linkage to a central logistics data center to confirm delivery. XIO will be working on this project with the Wright Brothers Institute and Alien Technology's RFID Solutions Center.

In response to the award, Mary Ann Wagner, President and CEO of XIO Strategies said "this Proof of Principal contract allows the Army the opportunity to demonstrate the capabilities made possible by improved supply chain asset visibility. We are proud to work with the Army in its modernization support to the warfighters."

About XIO Strategies, Inc: XIO Strategies, a Vienna Virginia-based woman-owned business, specializes in end-to-end supply chain management and communications consulting services to government, military and commercial organizations. XIO works with organizations both large and small to effectively support technology deployment, conduct research and training, create marketing materials, and manage communications programs during periods of change. For more information, visit http://www.xiostrategies.com.

For information about Future Combat Systems, visit https://www.fcs.army.mil

For more information: Contact Catherine Thomas at (571) 722-1906

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