PHOENIX — Qwaltec, Inc. is pleased to announce that the United States Navy has awarded them the Satellite Operations and Maintenance Services (SOMS) contract located at the Navy Satellite Operations Center (NAVSOC) in Point Mugu, Calif. The Qwaltec team consists of Qwaltec, Inc., a Tempe, Ariz.-based Women Owned Small Business (WOSB) and LJT & Associates, Inc., based in Columbia, Md. The $19 million contract covers a five-year period of performance and is set to begin in October of this year.

The team will provide support services for NAVSOC to operate, manage, and maintain ground systems, providing continuous, reliable and endurable global space communication in direct support of the Fleet, the Joint Warfighter and Interagency Users. The work is to be performed at NAVSOC HQ located at Naval Base Ventura County (NBVC), Point Mugu\; NAVSOC Detachment Delta located at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado Springs, Colo.; NAVSOC Detachment Alfa located in Prospect Harbor, Maine; and Detachment Charlie located in Finegayan, Guam.

“We are thrilled for the opportunity to support the US Navy in their critical US defense mission. It is an honor to be part of the NAVSOC team,” said Shawn Linam, Qwaltec CEO.

About Qwaltec, Inc.
Qwaltec provides mission readiness, spacecraft operations, technical training, systems engineering and program management support to a variety of government and commercial customers, primarily within the aerospace and defense industry.