Telos Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of Contel Federal Systems, has received a contract to provide systems and software engineering support for the U.S. Army's communications, command and control systems at Ft. Monmouth, N.J.

The one-year contract with four one-year options is valued at $78.8 million.Telos has been supporting Mission Critical Defense Systems of the Army since 1983 under two previous contracts. The new contract continues similar Telos support to the CECOM Center for Software Engineering in such areas as command and control systems, advance software technology and the Army Interoperability Network.