ARINC Engineering Services Awarded DHS Prime Contract for Infrastructure Services

ARINC Engineering Services, LLC announced today that it has been named as a prime contractor to provide tactical communications infrastructure services under the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Tactical Communications Contract Vehicle (TacCom), a multiple award Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) contract. The contract has a five-year performance period with a maximum total value of $3 billion.

As a leading provider of interoperable communications, systems engineering, and integration solutions, ARINC may provide a variety of services under TacCom. These services could include communication site development, RF system analysis and design, environmental and logistics support, site construction, and system implementation.

"We are excited to participate in the TacCom contract. ARINC's expertise in meeting the specialized infrastructure needs of the federal government is first-rate and we look forward to providing DHS, and DHS components and partner agencies with outstanding and cost-efficient solutions that enable integrated, interoperable, and open-architecture tactical communications," said Brian Dewey, ARINC Defense Systems Director for Strategic Planning and Operations.

To fulfill the requirements of the contract, ARINC will work with several subcontractors, including: QinetiQ-North America; Serco, Inc.; Sage Systems Technologies; Wireless Infrastructure Services; Alutiiq Global Solutions; JM Waller Associates; and Zavda Technologies.

TacCom was established to provide a full array of communications hardware, infrastructure services, and sustainment support to the Department of Homeland Security, its components, and partner agencies. These include the White House Communications Agency and the U.S. Departments of State, Justice, and Interior.

Source: ARINC Engineering Services
Date: May 9, 2012