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PAR Technology Receives $26.2 Million US Navy Satcom Contract

By | August 15, 2019
An antenna network at the Navy Satellite Communications Facility is silhouetted against the late afternoon sky. Photo: U.S. National Archives

An antenna network at the Navy Satellite Communications Facility is silhouetted against the late afternoon sky. Photo: U.S. National Archives

PAR Technology revealed that its subsidiary, Rome Research Corporation (RRC), was awarded a five-year (base plus five options) firm-fixed-price contract with a potential and expected total value of $26.2 million. This contract provides support to operate and maintain the U.S. Navy Satellite Communications Facility (NAVSATCOMMFAC) Northwest, located in Chesapeake Virginia and a component activity of the Naval Computer and Telecommunications Area Master Station Atlantic (NCTAMSLANT) Norfolk, Virginia. The contract represents continuing work for RRC.

“We are proud the United States Navy has selected RRC to provide continued support to this critical effort at NAVSATCOMMFAC Northwest,” commented Matt Cicchinelli, President of PAR’s Government Business. “RRC’s success is only possible through the expertise and sustained commitment of our dedicated employees – who share the Navy’s passion for providing the best possible support to our country’s service men and women.”

NAVSATCOMMFAC Northwest is a U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Satellite Gateway supporting the Joint Information Environment (JIE). Under the contract, RRC will provide  operation and maintenance of 27 satellite terminals operating in both the military and civilian satellite communication frequency bands. Specific program support includes the U.S. Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Military Satellite Communications (MILSATCOM) Branch, DISA Teleport Program Office (TPO), Mobile User Objective System (MUOS), and numerous other defense communication Program Offices.