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VES Awarded C5 Contract to deliver the Army’s HybridOS

VES (Vidovich Engineering Solutions) is proud to announce that it has been awarded the second Phase of its Consortium for Command, Control, and Communications in Cyberspace (C5) HybridOS Agreement. This contract provides software engineering and integration to the Weapons and Software Engineering Center (WSEC), Picatinny New Jersey, in support of the Army Common Operating Environment (COE), Mounted Computing Environment (MCE). VES will deliver the custom-built operating system “HybridOS” used for tactical military platform applications, specifically the as a critical component of the COE MCE architecture.

HybridOS is the fully integrated solution resulting from the combination of Mission Command Linux (MCLinux) and Mission Command Android (MCAndroid). VES develops and delivers HybridOS as Government off the Shelf (GOTS) software to support the various hardware and virtualized deployment platforms for application functionality at the Command Post and Vehicle levels. MCLinux, also built by VES, is a customized build-up, no-license, highly secured, Government off the shelf (GOTS), Linux based Operating System. MCLinux is custom developed to operate on Army common hardware through the Mounted Family of Computing Systems (MFoCS). HybridOS serves as a complete solution supporting legacy and future application functionality for Command Post, Platform, and Handheld systems.

VES is a small business based out of Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland. Established in 2014, our core competencies are the development of custom Government off the Shelf (GOTS) infrastructure software, integrating Army Mission Command systems, and prototyping emerging technologies for use in the Army tactical architecture. We have specialized expertise in building GOTS versions of embedded Linux for Army operating system’s needs. VES is a company built entirely of engineers, pursuing a mission to efficiently solve the DoD’s hardest Software and Systems Integration challenges. 

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