Northrop Grumman completes fielding of automated logistics system for the ArmyNews
March 28, 2018
RICHMOND, Va. Officials at Northrop Grumman Corp. announced the company has finished fielding the U.S. Army's Global Combat Support System-Army (GCSS-Army) Increment I, consequently completing the deployment schedule.
The fielding of the complex system, which integrates with more than 40 other Army systems, required the conversion of 3.2 billion assets valued at more than $350 billion. When fully utilized, the Army Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics projects more than 100,000 users worldwide.
With GCSS-Army, soldiers have unprecedented visibility into maintenance, dispatching, unit supply, property book, finance, and material management for greater flexibility in operations. The web-based system replaces several aging and outdated management information systems in the Army, National Guard and Reserve. According to the Government Accountability Office, the Army expects the GCSS-Army solution to provide several billion dollars in financial benefits in the coming years.