Military Embedded Systems

DoD signs five-year BPA with SES for medium Earth orbit satellite services


June 05, 2018

Mariana Iriarte

Technology Editor

Military Embedded Systems

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LUXEMBOURG. The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) signed a single-award Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) with SES Government Solutions (SES GS) for medium Earth orbit (MEO) low-latency High Throughput Satellite (HTS) services.

With this agreement, U.S. DoD customers will have the opportunity to access SES’s O3b MEO services worldwide. The BPA scope of work includes managed services (HTS capacity and broadband services, gateway services, and monitoring and control services), satellite terminals, field service representative (FSR) support, training, and terrestrial backhaul.

The total amount of all orders placed against the BPA cannot exceed $516.7 million over a five-year period of performance from May 2018 through April 2023.


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