Globecomm Awarded Task Order Under the GTACS $10 billion IDIQ Contract Vehicle
Hauppauge, NY / BusinessWire
Globecomm, a leading global provider of communications solutions and services, announced today that the Company has been awarded a Delivery Order from the US Army’s Program Executive Office for Command, Control and Communications-Tactical (PEO-C3T) under the Global Tactical Advanced Communications Systems (GTACS) $10 billion indefinite delivery / indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract vehicle.
In November 2012, Globecomm was awarded a GTACS contract for the unrestricted suite of contracts. The multiple award IDIQ contract vehicle has a term of five years and a ceiling of $10 billion.
The PEO-C3T provides US Soldiers with computer systems, radios and communication networks they require to fight the Nation’s wars. They develop, acquire and field to all Army units a range of products including specialized software applications, generators, radios, computers, servers and communication systems; and integrate the systems together so they function seamlessly; while providing on-site training and support for the systems deployed worldwide.
The firm-fixed price award is for the delivery of 65 new satellite modems and 550 satellite modem upgrade kits in support of satellite communications terminals for the Warfighter Information Network – Tactical (WIN-T). This order provides new hardware and upgrade hardware to several organizations to include, but are not limited to, Army, Marines, Central Command (CENTCOM) and Marine Central Command (MARCENT). The contract provides options for additional hardware over the contract period of performance.
Keith Hall, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Globecomm Systems Inc., said: “We are proud to have been selected amongst our GTACS competitors and entrusted to support mission-critical turn-key communications systems and equipment in support of our Warfighters’ needs via this contract vehicle. This is an exciting award as it is the Company’s first under the GTACS contract vehicle.”
Globecomm Systems Inc. is a leading global communications solutions provider. Employing its expertise in emerging communication technologies, including satellite and other transport mediums, Globecomm is able to offer a comprehensive suite of system integration, system products, and network services enabling a complete end-to-end solution for our customers. Globecomm believes that its integrated approach of in-house design and engineering expertise combined with a world-class global network and its 24 by 7 network operating centers provides it a unique competitive advantage. Globecomm focuses this value proposition in selective vertical markets, including government, wireless, media, enterprise and maritime.
As a communications solutions provider Globecomm leverages its global network to provide customers managed access services to the United States Internet backbone, video content, the public switched telephone network or their corporate headquarters or government offices. Globecomm currently has customers for which it is providing these solutions in the United States, Europe, South America, Africa, the Middle East and Asia.
Based in Hauppauge, New York, Globecomm also maintains offices in Maryland, New Jersey, Virginia, the Netherlands, South Africa, Germany, Singapore, the United Arab Emirates and Afghanistan. For more information, please visit www.globecomm.com.