We offer Commercial Off-the-Shelf (COTS) and custom solutions like:
Mobile, fixed, and broadcast satellite services in any commercially available frequency band or satellite constellation
Quick deployment for emergency response or disaster recovery communications
Support for continuity of operations (COOP) and distance learning
Complex Commercial SATCOM Solutions (CS3)
Contract type: multiple award, indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ)
Task order type: fixed-price or time and materials
Period of performance: 5 years with one 3-year and one 2-year option period
CS3 (which replaces the expired CS2 and CS2-SB contracts) can help your agency build large, complex, custom satellite solutions:
Interactive Services that connect multiple locations in a real-time two-way interactive network
Continuity and Emergency Responder Operations that establish and deploy a secondary communications infrastructure if your primary infrastructure is disrupted by hazards
Broadcast Satellite Services that collect voice, video, or data into one central site and distributing that information to multiple fixed or mobile locations
Fleet and Asset Tracking and Reporting Services that track fleet equipment (e.g., sensors) or other assets using real-time location and status information
Steady State Operations that provide complete, customized, enduring engineering solutions for sustaining base communications services and infrastructure
Direct Customer Operations that create satellite-based communications infrastructures to support specific customer operations
Support small business with CS3
CS3 allows you to include additional small businesses to your contract and ensure their inclusion throughout its lifetime. Large businesses must submit small business subcontracting plans as part of their proposals, and ordering activities can set aside requirements exclusively for small businesses.
Federal Contracting Officers must complete training and receive a Delegation of Procurement Authority (DPA) prior to awarding task orders.
The FAR Clause 52.217–8 Option to Extend Services cannot be used to extend work past October 15, 2032. Task orders can be issued until October 15, 2032 only when
orders are issued before October 15, 2027
options are included when you initially issue the order
Leased commercially available satellite bandwidth (transponded capacity)
Shared or private satellite subscription/managed services
Satellite phone services
Buying Equipment on COMSATCOM
In general, you cannot buy satellite terminals under the COMSATCOM SINs unless equipment is included as part of the subscription services price. You can buy equipment under SIN 33411, including equipment required to ensure compatibility and connectivity with a contractor's network.
Traveler reimbursement is based on the location of the work activities and not the accommodations, unless lodging is not available at the work activity, then the agency may authorize the rate where lodging is obtained.
Unless otherwise specified, the per diem locality is defined as "all locations within, or entirely surrounded by, the corporate limits of the key city, including independent entities located within those boundaries."
Per diem localities with county definitions shall include"all locations within, or entirely surrounded by, the corporate limits of the key city as well as the boundaries of the listed counties, including independent entities located within the boundaries of the key city and the listed counties (unless otherwise listed separately)."
When a military installation or Government - related facility(whether or not specifically named) is located partially within more than one city or county boundary, the applicable per diem rate for the entire installation or facility is the higher of the rates which apply to the cities and / or counties, even though part(s) of such activities may be located outside the defined per diem locality.