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ViaSat, Carlsbad, Calif., is being awarded a $34,000,000 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for Multifunctional Information Distribution System-Low Volume Terminal (MIDS-LVT) Cryptographic Module development and production. The MIDS-LVT provides secure, high capacity, jam resistant, digital data and voice communications capability for U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army platforms and other foreign users worldwide. The MIDS-LVT Cryptographic Module will replace the communication security and transmission security hardware in the MIDS-LVT; thereby extending the operational life of the MIDS-LVT product line. This contract will procure MIDS-LVT Cryptographic Modules for MIDS users worldwide. Work will be performed in Carlsbad, Calif., (30 percent), in various other sites worldwide (70 percent) and is expected to be completed by October 2014. No contract funds will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured via the SPAWAR E-commerce website, with two proposals solicited and two offers received. The synopsis was released via the Federal Business Opportunities website. The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, San Diego, Calif., is the contracting activity (N00039-10-D-0032).
Total Contract Value: $34,000,000