Custom SATCOM Solutions – Small Business (CS2-SB)

Custom SATCOM Solutions – Small Business (CS2-SB) allows federal agencies to acquire professional satellite engineering services and build custom end-to-end satellite solutions with small business industry partners.

Solutions include satellite transport (bandwidth), fixed or mobile satellite service, and service-enabling components such as terminals, handsets, and tail circuits with engineering services to integrate, operate, and maintain the solution.

Examples include:

  • Emergency response and disaster recovery communications systems;
  • Satellite-based backup communications network;
  • Distributed distance learning network; and
  • Communications on the move solutions for DoD applications.

Custom SATCOM Solutions – Small Business (CS2-SB) features

Type of contract: Multiple award, indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ)

The base contracts have the following period of performance (PoP):

Three-year Base Period: February 06, 2012 - February 05, 2015

First Option Period: February 06, 2015 - February 05, 2016

Second Option Period: February 06, 2016 - February 05, 2017

Ceiling: $900 Million

Type of task order: Fixed price

Contract Management Fee: Two percent (2%)

Security included in the contract

Custom SATCOM Solutions – Small Business (CS2-SB) adheres to federal information assurance requirements, including the Federal Information Security Management Act of 2002 (FISMA) (PDF, 63KB) and the Committee on National Security Systems Policy (CNSSP) 12 (PDF, 166KB).

Best suited for small, less complex requirements and satellite professional support services

Custom SATCOM Solutions – Small Business (CS2-SB) industry partners can fulfill smaller, less complex end-to-end satellite solutions needs. 

In addition, they can compete for task orders that solely consist of satellite professional support services, such as:

  • Strategic or preliminary planning;
  • Enterprise architecture design;
  • System engineering; and
  • Information assurance certification and accreditation.

Worldwide coverage

You can use Custom SATCOM Solutions (CS2) – Small Business anywhere in the world.

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Custom SATCOM Solutions – Small Business (CS2-SB) industry partners

Note: The links below lead to nongovernment commercial websites.

Service provider Point of contact
AIS Engineering, Inc.
Contract number: GS00Q12NSD4001
By Light, Professional IT Services, Inc.
Contract number: GS00Q12NSD4003
Knight Sky, LLC
Contract number: GS00Q12NSD4002
George Knizewski
(240) 252-1951

David Meadows
Director, SATCOM Programs
(240) 252-1966

Lia McChesney
Director, IT Programs
(240) 252-1955

Tracey Courts
Proposal and Contracts Manager
(240) 252-1962
UltiSat, Inc.
Contract number: GS00Q12NSD4000
David Bryant
FCSA Program Director
(240) 243-5119

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Last Reviewed 2015-07-27