Comtech EF Data is being awarded a $58,891,826 indefinite-quantity/indefinite-delivery contract for Comtech SLM-5650B modems, SLM-5650B modem upgrade kits, firmware upgrades and technical support services, according to the latest contract announcements from the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD).
The commercially available modems support satellite communications and interoperability across U.S. Navy platforms and shore sites. The contract includes five one-year ordering periods. Work will be performed in Tempe, Arizona, and is expected to be completed by March 2023.
Fiscal 2018 other procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $8,213,031 will be placed on contract and obligated at the time of award. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This sole-source contract was not competitively procured in accordance with 10 U.S. Code 2304(c)(1). The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, San Diego, California, is the contracting activity (N00039-18-D-0007).