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Contractor: Iridium Satellite LLC
Department: Defense Informations Systems Agency
Iridium Satellite, LLC, "Iridium", McLean, VA is being awarded a maximum cumulative $400,000,000 multi-year, sole-source contract that provides unlimited DISA Enhanced Mobile Satellite Services (EMSS) Iridium airtime for voice, data, paging and Distributed Tactical Communications System services for an unlimited number of federal government subscribers, and other DISA-sponsored subscribers. The contract will utilize the following effective pricing schedule: $64,000,000 (year one); $72,000,000 (year two); $88,000,000 (year three); $88,000,000 (year four); and $88,000,000 (year five). The first contract year is funded by fiscal 2014 Defense Working Capital funds. The period of performance is Oct. 22, 2013 through Oct. 21, 2018. Airtime service delivery is world-wide. The contract was awarded under other than full and open competition, specifically FAR 6.302-1, only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements. The Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization-National Capital Region is the contracting activity (HC1047-14-C-4000).
Total Contract Value: $400,000,000