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 - 63 KB] and the Committee on National Security Systems Policy (CNSSP) 12.

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

Ecatarina Grant
Contracts Administrator

(240) 422-8732

UltiSat, Inc.
Contract number: GS00Q12NSD4000
David Bryant
FCSA Program Director
(240) 243-5119

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Last Reviewed 2016-09-28