Posted on: November 5, 2015

On September 26, 2013, LGS Innovations was selected as part of the multi-vendor, five-year, $4.1B Communications and Transmissions Systems (CTS) contract awarded by the Defense Communications and Army Transmission Systems (DCATS) and the U.S. Army CECOM Life Cycle Management Command’s Acquisition Center. The CTS contract facilitates the operation of various communications systems seamlessly across integrated domains, providing the warfighter with reliable, instant access to communications worldwide.

The CTS contract covers procurement of hardware and services including systems integration, systems engineering and analysis, operations, maintenance, equipment and system installation, material procurement, facility and site preparation, outside plant trenching, software support, program management, logistics, technical field assistance, test and evaluation, modeling and simulation, information operations and assurance support, training, and depot support at local and regional levels.

The CTS requirements encompass a wide range of communications systems and technologies with corresponding management and administrative responsibilities, and incorporate both new and existing Government systems. Work on the CTS contract requires a deep technical understanding of communication and transmission systems that include transmission media (e.g. microwave, fiber optics, copper, radio, and wireless), turn-key communications systems, hardware and software, and support services.

The CTS scope of Communications & Transmissions Systems includes:

  • Fixed Station Satellite Systems (FS3)
  • Deployed Satellite Systems
  • Baseband, Technical Control Facility, Main Control Facility, and Ancillary Equipment
  • Long-Haul Transmission Systems
  • Radio Systems
  • Wireless Systems
  • Audio/Visual Systems
  • Critical AC/DC Power and Environmental Systems (CADPES)
  • Components and Spares
  • Wideband Planning, Management, and Control
  • Local Area Networks

SPONSOR: Army Contracting Command – Rock Island (ACC-RI), Rock Island, IL
PROGRAM CEILING: $4.1 billion
TYPE OF TASK ORDER: Firm Fixed Price (FFP), non-option-eligible, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, multiple vendor
Five years (26 Sep 13 – 25 Sep 18)

Account Executive: Paul Saint Germain, 703-394-1476
Contracting: Jeff Vance, 336-279-7522, CTS@lgsinnovations.com

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