USA: DRS Technologies Inc. Wins USD 169 Million Contract for Satellite Internet Protocol Services


DRS Technologies, Inc., Herndon, Va., is being awarded a $169,000,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, firm-fixed-price modification to a previously awarded contract (N65236-07-D-5120) for satellite internet protocol services to support Morale, Welfare and Recreation and other non-Global Information Grid operations and programs supported by Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic, European Office.

This contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract, including this modification, to $497,000,000.  Work will be performed in Southwest Asia (95 percent) and Europe (5 percent), and is expected to be completed December 2011.

Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  This contract was competitively procured with proposals solicited via the Commerce Business Daily’s Federal Business Opportunities website, and the Space and Naval Warfare Systems e-Commerce Central website, with four offers received.  Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic, Charleston, S.C., is the contracting activity.

About DRS Technologies

DRS Technologies, headquartered in Parsippany, New Jersey, U.S.A., is a leading supplier of integrated products, services and support to military forces, intelligence agencies and prime contractors worldwide. Focused on defense technology, the Company develops, manufactures and supports a broad range of systems for mission critical and military sustainment requirements, as well as homeland security.
Source: defense, April 8, 2011;