Managers at D&S Consultants Inc. (D&SCI) of Freehold, N.J., were tasked with finding a technology company capable delivering information technology and tactical edge network services for the U.S. Army’s worldwide satellite systems (WWSS) program. They found their solution in Trace Systems LLC, a provider of wireless communications solutions and services for security, tracking, monitoring, geo-fencing, and mobile tactical communications located in McLean, Va.
D&SCI contracted Trace Systems to support command, control, communications, computers, intelligence and reconnaissance (C4ISR) missions. The WWSS contract is a five-year indefinite delivery indefinite quantity contract and a partnership of the Project Manager, Defense Communications and Army Transmission Systems and the Project Manager, Warfighter Information Network-Tactical. The WWSS contract has a ceiling of $5 billion for services provided by the awardees.
“Our mission is to provide our government customer with cutting-edge communications solutions,” Bill Garofolo, president of the information operations division of D&SCI, notes.
“As part of the WWSS program, our role will be to support D&SCI by identifying and deploying tactical edge network solutions that meet DOD requirements,” Jeff Barrows, vice president of programs for Trace Systems, says. “We’re committed to helping D&SCI deliver state-of-the-art communications solutions and services that support the deployed warfighter.”
For the contract, D&SCI is providing systems engineering, integration, communications, and IT services, as well as application development and information assurance services.
More information about Trace Systems is available online at www.tracesystems.com.