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November 08, 2012
US Army Awards GTACS Contracts to Globecomm
By Carolyn J Dawson, TMCnet Contributor
The U.S. Army’s Program Executive Office – Command, Control and Communications Tactical (PEO-C3T) – has awarded two Global Tactical Advanced Communications (News - Alert) Systems (GTACS) projects to Globecomm Systems, Inc.
The contracts from the U.S. Army are for Unrestricted Suite of Contracts and for the Small Business Restricted Suite of Contracts, where maximum revenue is $4.5 million. Globecomm has been awarded these multiple contracts involving indefinite delivery and quantity for a period of five years at a maximum worth of $10 billion.
In a statement, David Hershberg (News - Alert), CEO and Chairman of Globecomm Systems said, “We are proud to have been selected and entrusted to compete for the future provisioning of mission-critical turn-key communications systems and equipment in support of a host of our Warfighters needs via this contract vehicle. We take pride in always providing quality, cost-effective solutions to all of our customers, but there is no higher honor than to support the men and women out there on the front lines of our Nation’s defense.”
According to Dwight Hunsicker, VP of Government Business Development at Globecomm, the organization and all its Teammates, who have worked tirelessly in association with Globecomm for winning this contract, are very pleased with the outcome.
“It will be the primary means of the U.S. Army procuring advanced communications solutions for its mission needs, as well as for those needs of the National Guard, various Joint Task Forces and other civilian agencies,” Hunsicker said.
Globecomm is a major provider of satellite-based managed network solutions across the globe. The organization is able to provide a wide-ranging portfolio of system incorporation, system solutions and network services by leveraging its proficiencies in budding communication technologies. The organization is therefore able to offer an absolute end-to-end offering for its clients.
Globecomm has accomplished a competitive gain in the market mainly due to its incorporated approach of in-house design and engineering proficiency, along with a best-in-class worldwide network and network operating centers, available day and night.
Globecomm is headquartered in Hauppauge, New York. The organization also has offices in Maryland, New Jersey, Virginia, the Netherlands, South Africa, Hong Kong, Germany, Singapore, the United Arab Emirates and Afghanistan.
Edited by Braden Becker
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