Harris Receives $94M to Support Critical US Satellite Systems

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NAVSTAR GPS Harris Technical Services in Colorado Springs, CO received a pair of contract modifications from the 50th Space Wing for operation, maintenance and support of the critical ground station components for several critical satellite constellations, and for the US Air Force Satellite Control Network generally. Work will be performed at Schriever Air Force Base, CO and Harris Technical Services, and will be complete by September 2006. Details follow… The $56.2 million estimated cost-plus award-fee contract modification addresses the Defense Satellite Communications System, Secure Communication System, MILSTAR, and other operations in support of the Air Force Satellite Control Network (FA2550-02-C-0007/P00052). This contract modifications provides for operations, maintenance and services to include: configuration management, electrical power systems management, communication systems engineering, small computer hardware maintenance, and database applications support, 24-hour maintenance management, industrial safety, communications security, information management, local area network management, communication network control center operations, telephone operations, and visual information management, communications circuit management, satellite control center support, computer operations support, communications-computer systems maintenance and operation. The $37.8 million estimated cost-plus incentive contract modification, in contrast, addresses the needs of the NAVSTAR Global Positioning System (GPS) constellation and its ground systems (FA2550-00-C-0010/P00162). DID covered the current and future state […]

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