UltiSat to provide commercial SATCOM services for Global Hawk UAV operations
(9 October 2017 - UltiSat) UltiSat, Inc., a leading provider of end-to-end managed satellite communications networks and high-touch professional services, announced that it was recently awarded a COMSATCOM Transponded Capacity (CTC) task order by the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization (DITCO) under the Future COMSATCOM Services Acquisition (FCSA) Schedule 70 contract vehicle.
Under this task order, UltiSat will provide the United States Air Force (USAF) Air Combat Command (ACC) with commercial Ku-band satellite capacity for Global Hawk (GH) Unmanned Air Vehicle (UAV) operations and training. UltiSat will support GH Ku-band earth terminals located in the 48 contiguous United States. The total evaluated price, including options, was $8,084,496.00.
UltiSat has extensive experience and a proven track record in supporting U.S. Government and federal agencies as a trusted partner of secure and reliable airborne Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) solutions. The company possesses unique subject matter expertise in the design, optimization, implementation and operation of airborne Beyond Line of Sight (BLoS) network solutions. UltiSat’s technology agnostic approach, strategic partnerships and value added reseller agreements create the industry's largest satcom-based ISR/COTM (Comms on the Move) product portfolio including comprehensive network management support for manned and unmanned fixed wing + rotary wing platforms.
“UltiSat is pleased to further expand our support to the Air Force Air Combat Command Global Hawk operations and training mission throughout the CONUS and Central and South America regions,” said Steve Roth, UltiSat Program Director. “As evidenced by our past performance, UltiSat is a proven and reliable provider to the ACC’s worldwide GH UAV mission and we take pride in supporting DISA and U.S. Government end user agencies.”
Headquartered in Gaithersburg, MD, USA, UltiSat provides a wide range of satellite communications products, services, and infrastructure incorporating Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT), airborne ISR/COTM, teleport and mobile satellite services for mission-critical applications. UltiSat delivers high-value solutions to end users in some of the most remote and harsh environments in over 130 countries on 7 continents. With customer networks that vary from a few sites to hundreds of locations, UltiSat's technical expertise and technology-agnostic approach ensures that our customers get the best-fit/best-value solutions. UltiSat customers include U.S. and foreign government agencies, government contractors, inter-governmental organizations (IGOs), non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and multinational enterprises.