Government contract vehicles

Artel offers a full portfolio of satellite and terrestrial network communications and infrastructure, cyber security, risk management and IT solutions. Our broad and diverse range of contract vehicles makes it easy for us to partner with government agencies.


Government-Wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC)

Contract vehicle number: GS00Q09BGD0014

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Contract Vehicle for IT Solutions

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Contract number: GS00Q09BGD0014

Sponsor: U.S. General Services Administration (GSA)
Contract Ceiling: $50 Billion
Period of Performance: May 1, 2009 to April 30, 2014
Option Period: May 1, 2014 to April 30, 2019

Type of Task Orders: 

  • Fixed Price (FPI, FPAF)
  • Cost (CPFF, CPIF, CAPF)
  • Time & Materials and Labor Hours

Prompt Payment Terms Available
Duns Number: 19-064-4401


Alliant is GSA’s premier enterprise Government-wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC). The scope of the Alliant GWAC includes any and all components of an integrated Information Technology (IT) solution, including all current and any new technologies which may emerge during the life cycle of the Contract and IT systems and services in support of National Security

Systems, as defined in FAR 39.002. The Contract provides IT solutions through performance of a broad range of services which may include the integration of various technologies critical to the services being acquired.

As the definition of IT changes over the life cycle of the Contract, the scope of the Contract will be considered to coincide with the current definition at any given time.

Features and Benefits:

  • A 10-year multiple award Indefinite-Delivery/Indefinite-Quantity (IDIQ) contract vehicle (five-year base period with one five-year option).
  • Open for use by all Federal and Department of Defense Agencies worldwide.
  • GSA can assist agencies with their orders, or agency contracting offers with a delegation of procurement authority can order directly from the contract.
  • Pre-competed easy-to-use contract with streamlined ordering procedures based on “best value” or the FAR 16.505.
  • Compliant with current National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) regulations pertaining to multiple-award contract task orders.
  • Choice of 80 labor categories.
  • No dollar value limit on task orders up to a contract ceiling limit of $50B.
  • Aggressive subcontracting goals – 50% of subcontracted dollars.
  • Orders of $10M or less are not protestable (except for deviations from scope, period, or contract ceiling).
  • Alliant’s Contract Access Fee (CAF) of 0.75% is capped at $150,000 per task order per year.
  • Alignment with the FEA and DoDEA enable Alliant to evolve over time as technologies change without requiring a technical refresh. Alliant also conforms to Office of Management and Budget (OMB) policy mandates for reporting on IT investments. This feature enables long-term planning of large-scale programs and integrated solutions.

Original Alliant Basic Contract Award Documents and Modifications:

GSA Alliant Contact Information:

Mr. Jim Lilac
Alliant GWAC Program Manager
U.S. General Services Administration
FAS, Enterprise GWAC Center West
9988 Hibert Street, Suite 310
San Diego, CA  92131

Mr. Jason Schmitt
Alliant Contracting Officer
U.S. General Services Administration
333 West Broadway, Suite 950
San Diego, CA 92101

Ms. Menlu Bruce
Director Client Support
9988 Hibert Street, Suite 310
San Diego, CA 92131

Artel Alliant Contact Information:

Amanda Carnevale
Program Lead

Chelsea Royall
MAS Contracts Administrator

Alliant Websites:

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DISA Global Network Services

Contract vehicle number: HC1013-16-D-0001

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Contract Vehicle for Secure Telecommunication Services

Artel, LLC, has been awarded a prime contract with the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) to support defense-related national security telecommunications requirements for the Global Network Services (GNS) contract.  The indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract, which has a value of $4.3 billion dollars, calls for telecommunication network solutions and services supporting the Defense Information System Network (DISN) enterprise-level infrastructure in order to provide DISA’s diverse mission partners with secure communications capabilities.  Artel is one of only eight prime awardees for the GNS contract.

Artel GNS Contact Information:

Amanda Carnevale
Program Lead

Jason Adams
Senior Contracts Administrator


GSA IT Schedule 70

Schedule 70 IT Contract

Contract vehicle number: GS-35F-5151H

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Contract Vehicle for IT Solutions

Artel Schedule 70 GS35F5151H PO-0065

Artel currently has four Special Item Numbers (SINs) on GSA Federal Supply Schedule 70

‒ 132-32  Term Software Licenses

‒ 132-51 Information Technology Professional Services

‒ 132-54 Commercial Satellite Communications (COMSATCOM) Transponded Capacity

‒ 132-55 Commercial Satellite Communications (COMSATCOM) Subscription Services

Artel was originally awarded the contract in November 1997. Our current contract runs through 11/2017. IT Schedule 70 is the most widely used acquisition vehicle in the federal government space.

  • Contract vehicle number: GS-35F-5151H
  • Multiple award schedule
  • 5-year base period with 3 – 5 year options
  • Period of performance: 11/13/97 to 11/12/2017
  • Scope of contract:

‒ Domestic delivery within the 48 contiguous states, Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Washington DC and U.S. territories. Domestic delivery also includes a port or consolidation point within the aforementioned areas for orders received from overseas activities

‒ Overseas delivery is to points outside the 48 contiguous states, Washington DC, Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico and U.S. territories

  • Supports various task order contract types:

‒ Fixed price (FPI, FPAF)


‒ Time and material and labor hour

  • Schedule 70 offers federal, state and local buyers solutions to IT needs


Chelsea Royall
MAS Contracts Administrator


FCSA Transponded Capacity and Subscription Services

Contract vehicle number: GS-35F-5151H

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Contract Vehicle for Satellite Communications

GSA’s satellite communications contracts support the joint GSA-Department of Defense Future COMSATCOM Services Acquisition (FCSA).

  • Prime contract number.:  Multiple awards issued under ARTEL’s Schedule 70 IT Contract GS-35F-5151H
  • 5-year multiple award schedule
  • Period of performance: 2/16/2011 to 11/12/2017
  • Fixed price task orders
  • Provides satellite bandwidth
  • Transponded capacity and subscription services through IT Schedule 70
  • Satellite program offers:

‒      Mobile, fixed and broadcast satellite services including Inmarsat and Iridium

‒      Quick deployment for emergency response communications

‒      Support for continuity of operations and distance learning

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Greg Rondepierre
Director of Contracts


FCSA Custom SATCOM Solutions (CS2) Large Business

Contract vehicle number: GS00Q12NRD4005

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Contract Vehicle for End-to-End Satellite Solutions

As part of the Future Commercial Satellite Communications (COMSATCOM) Services Acquisition (FCSA) program, CS2 is the second set of Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contracts designed to allow CS2 contract holders to compete for task orders that will provide customized, customer-defined end-to-end solutions that include satellite bandwidth; teleport access and network management; the equipment needed for satellite communications; and engineering support.

  • Prime contract number: GS00Q12NRD4005
  • Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract vehicle
  • 5-Year multiple award
  • 3-year base, two one-year options
  • $2.6 Billion ceiling value
  • Fixed price task to be issued

Original Basic Contract Award Documents and Modifications:

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Chelsea Royall
MAS Contracts Administrator



Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) Multiple Award Contract (MAC)

Contract vehicle number: N00178-15-D-8088

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Contract Vehicle for U.S Navy

Sponsor: Naval Surface Warfare Center

Contract Ceiling:  $5.3 Billion

Period of Performance: 4-year Base Contract; April 3, 2015 to April 2, 2019

Type of Task Orders:

  • Fixed Price (FFP; FPI)
  • Cost (CPFF – Completion; CPFF – Term; CPIF; CPAF)
  • Time & Materials and Labor Hours

SeaPort-e is the U.S. Navy’s contract vehicle of choice for acquiring world-class professional support services, including Engineering, Financial Management, and Program Management. Customers include all NAVSEA Program Executive Offices, Directorates, and field activities (NAVSEA, NAVAIR, SPAWAR, NAVFAC, and NAVSUP), the Office of Naval Research, Military Sealift Command, and the United States Marine Corps.

22 Functional Services Areas include:

  1. Research and Development Support
  2. Engineering, System Engineering and Process Engineering Support
  3. Modeling, Simulation, Stimulation, and Analysis Support
  4. Prototyping, Pre-Production, Model-Making, and Fabrication Support
  5. System Design Documentation and Technical Data Support
  6. Software Engineering, Development, Programming, and Network Support
  7. Reliability, Maintainability, and Availability Support
  8. Human Factors, Performance, and Usability Engineering Support
  9. System Safety Engineering Support
  10. Configuration Management Support
  11. Quality Assurance Support
  12. Information System Development, Information Assurance, and Information Technology Support
  13. Inactivation and Disposal Support
  14. Interoperability, Test and Evaluation, Trials Support
  15. Measurement Facilities, Range, and Instrumentation Support
  16. Logistics Support
  17. Supply and Provisioning Support
  18. Training Support
  19. In-Service Engineering, Fleet Introduction, Installation and Checkout Support
  20. Program Support
  21. Functional and Administrative Support
  22. Public Affairs and Multimedia Support

Official SeaPorte-e Website

Artel Team Zones:
Artel is a SeaPort-e prime contract holder in three geographic regions and has eight supporting team members (1 Large Business and 7 Small Businesses, including 1 HUBZone, 2 Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned, 3 Woman-Owned)

Zone 2             National Capital
Zone 3             Mid-Atlantic
Zone 4             Gulf Coast
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Artel Team Websites:
Artel, LLC
Sotera Defense Solutions, Inc.
Strategic Business Systems
Ironclad Technology Services, LLC
Atlantic CommTech Corp.
Liberty Business Associates
Ardent Eagle Solutions
Envistacom, LLC
Staffing Resource Group, Inc.

Artel Quality Assurance Program:
Artel Quality Policy Summary

SeaPort-e Contact Information:

Gary W Byram
SeaPort-e Contracting Officer
Naval Surface Warfare Center
17632 Dahlgren Road, Suite 157
Dahlgren, VA 22448-5110

Amanda Carnevale
Program Lead
Artel, LLC
13665 Dulles Technology Drive, Suite 300
Herndon, VA 20171

Chelsea Royall
MAS Contracts Administrator
Artel, LLC
13665 Dulles Technology Drive, Suite 300
Herndon, VA 20171