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UltiSat to Provide Ku-band Managed Network Services to Defense Forensic Science Center

By | January 26, 2017
      Secretary of the Army John McHugh, Provost Marshal of the Army Maj. Gen. Mark Inch, and Executive Director Jeff Salyards tour the Defense Forensics Science Center Feb. 11. 2015. Photo: U.S. Army photo by John Martinez

      Secretary of the Army John McHugh, Provost Marshal of the Army Maj. Gen. Mark Inch, and Executive Director Jeff Salyards tour the Defense Forensics Science Center Feb. 11. 2015. Photo: U.S. Army photo by John Martinez

      [Via Satellite 01-26-2017] The Defense Forensic Science Center (DFSC) has awarded UltiSat a commercial satellite communications (ComSatCom) subscription services task order. Through the contract, Ultisat will provide Ku bandwidth capacity with coverage of the United States Central Command (CENTOM) area of responsibility, teleport services, Network Operations Center (NOC) support, help desk support, and technical field service support. This task order falls under the Future ComSatCom Services Acquisition (FCSA) Schedule 70 contract vehicle.

      Services provided by UltiSat will support the United States Army Criminal Investigation Laboratory (USACIL), the only full service forensic laboratory in the Department of Defense (DoD), delivering traditional, reach-back and expeditionary forensic services and site exploitation for criminal investigations within DoD and supporting joint force commanders and warfighters.