U.S. Army Names Six Vendors for Satellite Contract
Dawn S. Onley writes on GCN.com:
The Army has awarded its five-year, $5 billion Worldwide Satellite Systems contract to six vendors.More here.
The award winners include two large businesses—Boeing Co. and General Dynamics Corp.—and four small businesses: DataPath of Duluth, Ga.; D&SCI of Eatontown, N.J.; Globecomm Systems of Hauppauge, N.Y.; and TeleCommunications Systems of Annapolis, Md.
Under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, each vendor is required to bring turnkey commercial satellite systems and associated support services for satellite terminals, including all hardware, software, services and data to operate the terminals.