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Comtech Named as Awardee on $5.1B Multiple Award IDIQ GTACS II Contract Vehicle

By Rachel Jewett | February 3, 2020
The Pentagon, headquarters for the U.S. Department of Defense. Photo: DOD.

The Pentagon, headquarters for the U.S. Department of Defense. Photo: DOD.

Comtech Telecommunications announced Monday, that its Mission-Critical Technologies group, which is part of Comtech’s Government Solutions segment, was named as one of the awardees to compete under the Global Tactical Advanced Communication Systems (GTACS II) and Services contract vehicle.

The multiple award, Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) GTACS II contract vehicle enables multiple companies to compete for up to $5.1 billion, with a five-year base period with one five year option period. This GTACS II contract is in support of the Program Executive Office Command, Control and Communications-Tactical and Project Manager Tactical Network. GTACS II provides the rapid acquisition of a wide range of C3T hardware, software, engineering services and logistics support services with an emphasis on tactical satellite communications. 

“I’m very proud that our team was awarded this significant contract vehicle that enables [U.S. Department of Defense] agencies to purchase Comtech’s turnkey family of deployable satellite systems and associated support services for the U.S. warfighter,” Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Fred Kornberg said. 

Separately, Comtech Government Solutions announced Monday that it received a $3.5 million contract for high-power amplifier systems from a major domestic prime contractor. The very broad frequency band amplifier systems, which utilize the latest in solid-state GaN transistor technology, are set to be used as part of electronic warfare jamming systems.