GAITHERSBURG, MD--(Marketwired - April 18, 2016) - UltiSat, Inc., a leading provider of end-to-end managed satellite network solutions, announced that the Defense Information Systems Agency Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization (DISA-DITCO) recently awarded a COMSATCOM Transponded Capacity (CTC) task order to UltiSat to provide Ku bandwidth capacity to the United States Global Vigilance Combined Test Force at Edwards Air Force Base (AFB) near Palmdale, CA. Services will support Global Hawk (GH) Unmanned Air Vehicle to flight tests.
UltiSat will support GH Ku-band earth terminals associated with the GH Mission Control Element which may be located at any of several locations in California. This task order falls under the Future COMSATCOM Services Acquisition (FCSA) Schedule 70 contract vehicle. The total contract value including options is $9,369,756.00.
UltiSat's Government Solutions Senior Vice President Amy R. B. Gwinn said: "We are excited to continue our support to the Global Hawk Program. These highly capable platforms support forces in worldwide military operations to enhance the mission and protect personnel. UltiSat is dedicated to delivering services that exceed the most demanding requirements. We stand fully committed as DISA's partner to bring reliable network services anywhere and anytime to enable customer capabilities."
UltiSat has extensive experience and a proven track record for supporting U.S. Government and federal agencies as a trusted partner of secure, reliable managed network solutions. UltiSat is rapidly becoming a key player in the airborne ISR/COTM markets due to its unique expertise in the design, optimization, commissioning, and network operations of airborne Beyond Line of Sight solutions (BLoS). The company's technology agnostic approach, strategic partnerships and reseller agreements create the industry's largest SATCOM-focused ISR/COTM product portfolio. UltiSat offers a wide range of solutions for the Airborne ISR and COTM markets and delivers comprehensive network management for manned and unmanned fixed wing + rotary wing platforms.
Headquartered in Gaithersburg, MD, USA, UltiSat provides a wide range of satellite communications products, services, and infrastructure incorporating Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT), airborne ISR/COTM, teleport, and mobile satellite services for mission-critical applications. UltiSat delivers high- value solutions to end users in some of the most remote and harsh locations in over 135 countries on 7 continents around the globe. With customer networks that vary from a few sites to hundreds of locations, UltiSat's technical expertise and technology-agnostic approach ensures that our customers get the best- fit/best-value solutions. UltiSat customers include U.S. and foreign government agencies, government contractors, NGOs and multinational enterprises. For more information, visit www.ultisat.com.