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Iridium Satellite Awarded Sole-Source Contract

October 25, 2013
George I. Seffers

Iridium Satellite LLC, McLean, Va. was awarded a $7,241,112 sole-source contract for hardware and software repairs, maintenance, Gateway Technical Assistance Center support and Information Assurance Vulnerability Alert services for the Enhanced Mobile Satellite Services Defense Department Gateway Iridium components. The total potential contract term is for five years to include a one-year base period and four one-year options. The total potential value of this contract is $38,000,004, with the base and each option year period including both firm-fixed-price and cost-reimbursable contract line items. The Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization-National Capital Region is the contracting activity (HC1047-13-C-4037). 

It Sees Through Walls, Leaps Tall Buildings...

March 31, 2010
By Henry Kenyon

Dismounted ground troops stay connected via a netted satellite network. Can the DTCS put troop security at risk? What other possible uses exist for this communications infrastructure? Share your thoughts here.

Iridium Awarded Navy Contract for DTCS Development

June 10, 2009
By Katie Packard

The U.S. Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren has awarded an Iridium Satellite LLC subsidiary a $22 million contract to support development and delivery of the Distributed Tactical Communications System (DTCS).

Iridium Government Services Receives Contract for Tactical Communications Support

June 5, 2009
By Katie Packard

Iridium Government Services LLC is being awarded a $22 million contract to provide enhanced iridium services for over-the-horizon, tactical communications in support of expeditionary maneuver warfare and distributed operations.

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