Peraton gets USD 71.8m contract to manage satellite communications

The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) has awarded Peraton a USD 71.8M contract with a one-year base period and four one-year options for procurement and management of commercial satellite capacity for US Army Pacific Command (USARPAC), the company said.

Peraton will provide satellite services, engineering and technical support for the fixed and mobile platforms that comprise the network architecture of the US Army´s Pacific Command. The company´s fully managed network services and solutions will connect the Army and its allies in the Pacific Rim, helping to ensure the successful execution of complex missions that are critical to the region´s continued stability and security. Peraton will monitor and maintain 24×7 control of the network from its operations center in Herndon, VA.

Peraton provides innovative, reliable solutions to the nation´s most sensitive and mission-critical programs and systems. Peraton has significant experience providing highly differentiated space, intelligence, cyber/SIGINT, defense, homeland security, electronic warfare and secure communications solutions, and has become a trusted partner on missions that are critical to the security priorities of the United States.

Capabilities include complex software and technology services and solutions, as well as end-to-end mission operations capabilities, including software systems development, offensive and defense cyber operations, modeling & simulation, mission management, and Quick Reaction Capabilities (QRC) / Research & Development. The company is headquartered in Herndon, VA, with approximately 3,500 employees across the US and Canada.