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TeleCommunication Systems, Incorporated defense contract to the Defense Informations Systems Agency given on 11/5/2010

Authored By Staff Writer | Last Updated: 5/19/2014

Defense contract under the Defense Informations Systems Agency awarded to TeleCommunication Systems, Incorporated on 11/5/2010.

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Principle Contractor: TeleCommunication Systems, Incorporated
Date Reported: 11/5/2010
Department: Defense Informations Systems Agency


Contract Details: On Nov. 3, TeleCommunication Systems, Inc., Annapolis, Md., was awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for Military Sealift Commandís (MSC) Next Generation Wideband commercial satellite communications infrastructure and service. The contract -- with a $315,000,000 not-to-exceed ceiling price and a guaranteed first-year minimum of $5,000,000 -- will replace the current MSC Afloat Bandwidth Efficient Satellite Transport commercial satellite communications infrastructure. The period of performance is from Nov. 3, 2010 through Nov. 2, 2018 (four-year base period plus four one-year option periods). Performance will be at various locations world-wide. The solicitation was issued as a full and open competitive action. Solicitation was posted to the Federal Business Opportunities website and six offers were received. TeleCommunication Systems is a large business. The Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization, Scott Air Force Base, Ill., is the contracting activity (HC1013-11-D-0100).


Total Contract Value: $315,000,000


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