U.S. Army Awards TCS $19M Satcom Contract

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TeleCommunications Systems (TCS) of Annapolis, Md., will provide satellite communications equipment and related support and services to U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command under a contract potentially valued at $19 million, the company announced Aug. 1.

Under the contract, whose base value is $700,000, TCS will provide both secure and nonsecure Internet Protocol router very small aperture terminals and related support, the company said. The procurement is funded under the Army’s Warfighter Information Network-Tactical program, the company said.

In a prepared statement, Michael Bristol, TCS senior vice president and general manager of government solutions, said the company’s equipment meets the Army’s requirement for deployable, secure and reliable satellite communications systems.