Sunday, November 7, 2010

TCS WorldWide Satellite Systems Order From the Army

TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS), a world leader in highly reliable and secure mobile communication technology, today announced that it has been awarded a new order with a ceiling value of $9.1 million to provide SATCOM equipment, systems engineering support, installation, training and maintenance to the U.S. Army. The order is initially funded at $2.1 million and will be funded up to a total of $9.1 million if the options are fully exercised through August 2011. This award was made under the Army's $5 billion World-Wide Satellite Systems (WWSS) Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract vehicle in support of the Project Manager for the Warfighter Information Network-Tactical (PM WIN-T). Under the WWSS procurement vehicle, customers may place orders through August 2011 for delivery up to a year thereafter.

"TCS is uniquely positioned to support warfighters with the systems they need in the field as well as with the hands-on support required to train users and maintain these systems," said Michael Bristol, senior vice president and general manager of government solutions for TCS. "Our global presence -- in-theatre with the troops in many cases -- gives us a rare insight into the requirements and future trends of the warfighter, which is invaluable to innovating agilely for our customers."

TCS has established a proven track record for more than two decades as a trusted provider of communication technology solutions to solve the government's toughest technical challenges, under conditions that demand the highest level of reliability, availability and security. To ensure mission continuity, TCS offers a family of deployable communications solutions, SwiftLink(R), and complete end-to-end managed services for converged (IP-based) voice, video and data solutions to organizations requiring seamless, highly secure connectivity between fixed sites and remote operations.

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