HERNDON, VA, August 2017 ― The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) has awarded Artel, LLC, a contract to procure and manage capacity for network architecture requirements within Southwest Asia. Artel will provide U.S. Central Command (USCENTCOM) with commercial satellite service and support to both fixed and mobile land-based platforms, as well as remotely piloted mobile platforms. The contract also allows for the ability to surge capacity in order to meet emergent and contingency mission requirements at any location under this order’s scope. Artel’s 24x7x365 Network Operations Center will monitor and maintain positive control of services provided. This order was issued under the joint DISA/U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) Future Commercial SATCOM Acquisition (FCSA) Program.