DHS Awards Colorado-Based Team $3B Contract
FORT COLLINS, Colo., July 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Colorado companies seem to be at the forefront of innovative public safety communications solutions. As part of a team led by Rivada Port Graham Solutions, 308 SYSTEMS of Fort Collins, Colorado, is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a 5-year IDIQ contract with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for Tactical Communications Equipment and Services. Rivada Networks has offices in Colorado Springs, Colorado, as well as New York and Ireland. The DHS contract has a $3B ceiling and represents an effort by DHS to establish a multi-vendor approach to implementing mission critical public safety communications.
“We are honored to be a part of this impressive team led by Rivada and are confident that the DHS will develop an abiding reliance on our superior, yet cost effective ultra-agile mobile command and communications technologies,” said Mark Lueker, Director of the Advanced Projects Group at 308 SYSTEMS.
As part of this contract, Rivada and 308 SYSTEMS will provide the DHS and its partner agencies a full array of tactical communications commodity products, infrastructure and services. The contract specifies that the team will deliver products and services under Technical Category 3 (Infrastructure Services), and Technical Category 4 (O&M Services).
The White House Communications Agency (WHCA), Department of Interior, Department of State, and Department of Justice will also have access to order state of the art command and communications products through these contracts as DHS partner agencies.
At the forefront of rugged field command and communications for nearly fifteen years, 308 SYSTEMS has provided revolutionary Ultra-Agile Mobile Command and Communication solutions to a broad spectrum of commercial, government, and military customers. From its headquarters in Fort Collins, Colorado, 308 SYSTEMS has established a legacy of innovation and leadership in developing advanced, integrated communication systems that satisfy the customized specifications of military, government and commercial clients.
Rivada Networks, with offices in Colorado, New York and Ireland, delivers leading-edge wireless and LTE broadband solutions for its customers nationwide. Rivada has established itself as a leading designer, integrator and operator of wireless, interoperable public safety communications networks. The company has a proven track record of delivering carrier grade communications to federal, state, and local agencies.
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