Comtech to Support Navy's ATIP System
Comtech EF Data, Tempe, Arizona, is being awarded an estimated $19,133,029 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to procure and sustain the Navy's Advanced Time Division Multiple Access Interface Processor (ATIP) system. The ATIP system is installed on ship, shore, and submarine platforms and supports a Layer-2 Ethernet bridging capability among geographically dispersed users connected via Milstar medium data rate (MDR), advanced extremely high frequency MDR/extended data rate (XDR), or enhanced polar XDR links. Work will be performed in Tempe, Arizona, and is expected to be completed by January 2022. Fiscal year 2017 shipbuilding and conversion (Navy); and fiscal 2018 operations and maintenance (Navy) funds in the amount of $328,048 will be obligated at the time of award on the first delivery order. Contract funds in the amount of $41,006 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This sole-source contract was not competitively procured in accordance with 10 U.S. Code 2304(c)(1). The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, San Diego, California, is the contracting activity (N00039-18-D-0003).