Iridium

By | April 17, 2006 | Uncategorized

Iridium Government Services, LLC, Tempe, Ariz., is being awarded a contract for commercial mobile satellite services for voice, data, and pager services utilizing the Iridium satellite constellation.

The contract has a 12-month base period with one six-month option period. The estimated firm-fixed-price is $72 million.

The airtime services are provided to the Department of Defense (DOD) and other government users throughout the world registered to the DOD gateway and will be performed at the DOD gateway facility in Hawaii and/or contractor’s facilities.

The Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization-National Capital Region is the contracting organization.

In addition, Iridium Government Services is also being awarded a contract for Gateway Maintenance and Support Services.

The contract has a 12-month base period with one six-month option period. The estimated firm-fixed-price is $8.4 million.

This contract will support the DISN Enhanced Mobile Satellite Services (EMSS) DOD gateway and will be performed at the DOD gateway facility in Hawaii and/or contractor’s facilities. The EMSS program provides global voice and messaging services to the Department of Defense and other government users throughout the world.

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