DISA Secures Commercial SATCOM through Artel for Command in Asia

(From Signal Magazine – February 13, 2019)

DISA Secures Commercial SATCOM through Artel for Command in Asia
Artel, LLC, Herndon, Virginia, was awarded a firm-fixed-price contract modification (P00019) to exercise Option Period Four on task order GS-35F-5151H / HC101315F0009 for commercial satellite communications service. The face value of this action is $12,560,172 funded by fiscal 2019 operations and maintenance funds. The total cumulative face value of the task order is $71,314,976. Performance directly supports the U.S. Central Command Southwest Asia area of responsibility and Europe Communications Network Architecture and Contingency Support. Quotations were solicited via the General Services Administration’s Federal Supply Schedule, Information Technology Schedule 70, and two quotations were received from 22 offers solicited. The period of performance for Option Period Four is February 16, 2019, through February 15, 2020, and there are no remaining option periods for this task order. The Defense Information Technology Organization, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, is the contracting activity.
 
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Artel, LLC SATCOM Team to Serve on 2019 Working Group

Artel, LLC is proud to announce that it will serve on the 2019 Society of Satellite Professionals International (SSPI) Government Working Group (GWG). According to the SSPI press release dated January 8, 2019, the  working groups will be involved with a “host of policy issues including: regulatory issues (satellite licensing, spectrum allocation and regulatory policy); government services, earth observation legislation, public safety, export control policy and international trade issues.”

The Artel, LLC SATCOM team members who will serve on the GWG are Dr. XT Vuong (Vice President & Chief Scientist), Ed Spitler (Head of SATCOM), and Todd Cress (Manager SATCOM Capture & Client Relations). As one of the key commercial providers of satellite bandwidth to the DoD, Artel is honored to bring extensive expertise to bear on the topics that will be addressed by the SSPI GWG, and to gain and share detailed insight into the future of the industry.

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