Satnews Daily
November 24th, 2019

In Support of DoD SATCOM Services, $9+ Million Award to Iridium

Iridium Satellite LLC has been awarded a $9,378,867 cost-plus-fixed-fee option to support commercial satellite-based network services for the Department of Defense (DoD) in the areas of satellite, ground node, user equipment/terminal software and hardware development, integration and testing.

Work will be performed in McLean, Virginia (50%); and Tempe, Arizona (50%), and is expected to be complete in November of 2021.  This contract includes a base year and options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $45,807,778 and be complete in November 2021.

Fiscal 2019 research, development, training and evaluation funding in the amount of $75,000 will be obligated at time of the option exercise. This funding will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. 

This contract was solicited on a sole source basis via a synopsis posted in FedBizOpps. The Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division, Dahlgren, Virginia, is the contracting activity (N00178-17-C-0001).