To meet our federal government customers’ needs quickly and efficiently, COMSAT offers multiple contract awards to provide U.S. government and military customers with access to our entire portfolio of transponded capacity and fixed and mobile subscription services. Solutions eligible for procurement under the FCSA program also include service-enabling components such as user terminals, teleports, terrestrial connectivity and value-added services for warfighter capabilities, and the provision of military X-band and UHF services as well as commercial C, Ku , Ka and L-band satellite communication services.
COMSAT, Inc. was awarded a Custom SATCOM Solutions (CS2) contract by the General Services Administration as part of the U.S. Government’s Future COMSATCOM Services Acquisition (FCSA). This contract vehicle allows us to provide customized, end-to-end, satellite communication solutions to U.S. Government agencies anywhere in the world. CS2 is an indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract managed by the General Services Administration with a funding ceiling for all contracts awarded on the CS2 procurement of $2.6 billion over the term of the contract.
The Future COMSATCOM Services Acquisition (FCSA) represents a joint initiative by the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) and the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), for the government procurement of satellite communications capability from an approved list of vendors.
Federal, state, and local governments rely on commercial satellite communications to maintain essential and secure communications where no wire line or wireless infrastructure exists. COMSAT offers the full portfolio of Inmarsat, Iridium and Thuraya products and services through its FCSA contract.
Our FCSA contract vehicles include the following Schedule Item Numbers (SINs) under the GSA IT Schedule 70 Multiple Awards Schedule:
We have a comprehensive portfolio of both fixed and mobile connectivity services, applications and solutions to meet the evolving COMSAT.COM and market demands. COMSAT's multiple contract awards allow us to provide U.S. government and military customers with access to our entire portfolio of transponded capacity and fixed and mobile subscription services. Solutions eligible for procurement under the FCSA program include integrated elements of fixed satellite services and mobile satellite services with service-enabling components such as user terminals, teleports, terrestrial connectivity and value-added services for warfighter capabilities. The eligible portfolio also includes the provision of military X-band and UHF services via the Skynet satellite system, as well as commercial C-, Ku- and L-band services through Eutelsat, Inmarsat, Intelsat, Iridium, Loral, SES and Thuraya.
The COMSAT, Inc. (formerly Airbus DS SatCom Government, Inc.) contract vehicles include:
In addition to GSA, COMSAT holds contracts with multiple U.S. government agencies and departments including: