MCLEAN, Va., 5 March 2007. D&S Consultants Inc. (D&SCI) of Freehold, N.J., has selected Trace Systems LLC, a provider of wireless communications solutions and services for security, tracking, monitoring, geo-fencing, and mobile tactical communications to support command, control, communications, computers, intelligence and reconnaissance (C4ISR) missions, to support the delivery of IT and tactical edge network services for the U.S. Army's worldwide satellite systems (WWSS) program.
The WWSS contract is a five-year indefinite delivery indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract and is a partnership of the Project Manager, Defense Communications and Army Transmission Systems (PM DCATS) and the Project Manager, Warfighter Information Network-Tactical (PM WIN-T). The WWSS contract has a ceiling of $5 billion for services provided by the awardees.
"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," says Jeff Barrows, vice president of programs for Trace Systems. "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.
"Our mission is to provide our government customer with cutting-edge communications solutions," notes Bill Garofolo, president of the information operations division of D&SCI.
Trace Systems partners with large-scale systems integrators and leading wireless, sensor, RFID, geospatial information, knowledge management, and communications vendors to design and deploy end-to-end solutions on a global scale for defense, intelligence, and homeland security customers.