ViaSat Contract Details



Defense contract under the Navy awarded to ViaSat on 7/16/2008.

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Contractor: ViaSat
Department: Navy
Awarded: 7/16/2008


ViaSat, Carlsbad, Calif., is being awarded a $9,786,000 firm-fixed-price order for Multifunctional Information Distribution System Joint Tactical Radio System (MIDS JTRS) Pre-Production Terminals. The MIDS JTRS terminal is a Software Communications Architecture (SCA) compliant upgrade to the MIDS-Low Volume Terminal (MIDS-LVT) that supports legacy and advanced networking JTRS compliant waveforms enabling integrated navigation, identification, voice and data communications, information security, networking and networking applications to meet Department of Defense (DoD) software defined radio initiatives and requirements. Work will be performed in Carlsbad, Calif., (35 percent), in various other sites within the U.S. (65 percent), and is expected to be completed by September 2009. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This order was competitively procured with two proposals solicited and two offers received. The synopsis was released via the Federal Business Opportunities web site. Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, San Diego, Calif., is the contracting activity (N00039-00-D-2101).


Total Contract Value: $9,786,000


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