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ViaSat to Provide Blue Force Tracker Engineering Support to DISA

ViaSat to Provide Blue Force Tracker Engineering Support to DISA - top government contractors - best government contracting event

ViaSat to Provide Blue Force Tracker Engineering Support to DISA - top government contractors - best government contracting eventViaSat has received a one-year, $9.9 million contract from the Defense Information Systems Agency to provide engineering services for the Blue Force Tracker-2 program.

The Defense Department said Friday contract work will include out-of-warranty repairs, satellite ground stations and satellite network control center maintenance, software assurance and Tier 4 to 6 help desk support.

BFT-2 is designed to transmit location updates in real-time and provide instant messaging, and internet protocol-based networking capacity for U.S. Army and Marine Corps personnel with mobile air and ground platforms.

ViaSat will perform work at a company facility through Jan. 19, 2018.

DISA will use appropriate fiscal year operations and maintenance and “other” procurement funds from the Army to finance work on the sole-source contract.

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