[Satellite TODAY 07-18-12] TeleCommunication Systems (TCS)
been awarded $11.3 million in additional funding to provide the U.S. Marine Corps (USMC)
with field support services for its communications infrastructure, the company announced July 17.
The TCS field service personnel will aim to provide technical assistance for deployed communications from core technical control facilities and data/security centers to the network edge at remote operations.
The U.S. Army Project Manager for the Warfighter Information Network-Tactical (PM WIN-T) Commercial Satellite Terminal Program (CSTP) is managing these procurements through the Army's $5 billion World-Wide Satellite Systems (WWSS) contract vehicle.
“The USMC needs flexible communications solutions in order to achieve their mission objectives, and the right technical support is a key element of those solutions," TCS Senior Vice President and General Manager of Government Solutions Michael Bristol said in a statement. “We are honored to provide these additional positions, covering various technical skill sets that will deliver the expertise the USMC deserves.”