Arrowhead Wins DSTS-G, the Largest Small Business Procurement in DOD History

Apr 03, 2001, 01:00 ET from Arrowhead Space & Telecommunications, Inc.

    FALLS CHURCH, Va., April 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The Defense Information Systems
 Agency (DISA) named Arrowhead Space & Telecommunications, Inc. (Arrowhead) as
 a winner of the largest Defense contract ever awarded as a small business
 set-aside procurement.  The contract, known as the Defense Satellite
 Transmission Services -- Global (DSTS-G), is valued at $2.1 billion dollars
 over a 10-year time frame.  The contract will offer a wide range of bandwidth
 and telecommunications services for air, sea and land.
     Arrowhead was one of three firms selected for this important
 telecommunications contract, which was announced by Lieutenant General
 Raduege, Director of DISA, and Mr. Bob Neal, Director of DOD Small and
 Disadvantaged Business Utilization (SADBU) Executive Office, at a special
 signing ceremony February 16, 2001.
     Under the terms of the contract, Arrowhead will provide global fixed and
 mobile satellite services for all government agencies that need satellite
 bandwidth and related satellite-based hardware, services and applications.
 Engineering support, licensing, and host nation approvals along with other
 ancillary services are covered under this contract.  These capabilities will
 enable the DOD to meet the warriors' commercial satellite communication needs
 on a global basis.
 
     Arrowhead is a Native American, woman-owned small business established in
 1991 with headquarters in Falls Church, VA, and field offices in various
 locations across the United States.
     Arrowhead's President and CEO, Mary Ann Elliott, stated, "Arrowhead and
 our Alliance partners are proud to be chosen for this award.  We are fully
 committed to the success of the DSTS-G program.  We are dedicated to providing
 'On Target Quality Solutions' for DISA and the military's end-users."  For
 this effort Arrowhead assembled an alliance of over 30 leading space industry
 firms that will offer a full range of products and services.
 
     For additional program information, visit Arrowhead's DSTS-G Project web
 site: http://www.govtel.net or contact Connie Poisant at Arrowhead corporate
 headquarters, 703-241-2801.
 
 

SOURCE Arrowhead Space & Telecommunications, Inc.
    FALLS CHURCH, Va., April 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The Defense Information Systems
 Agency (DISA) named Arrowhead Space & Telecommunications, Inc. (Arrowhead) as
 a winner of the largest Defense contract ever awarded as a small business
 set-aside procurement.  The contract, known as the Defense Satellite
 Transmission Services -- Global (DSTS-G), is valued at $2.1 billion dollars
 over a 10-year time frame.  The contract will offer a wide range of bandwidth
 and telecommunications services for air, sea and land.
     Arrowhead was one of three firms selected for this important
 telecommunications contract, which was announced by Lieutenant General
 Raduege, Director of DISA, and Mr. Bob Neal, Director of DOD Small and
 Disadvantaged Business Utilization (SADBU) Executive Office, at a special
 signing ceremony February 16, 2001.
     Under the terms of the contract, Arrowhead will provide global fixed and
 mobile satellite services for all government agencies that need satellite
 bandwidth and related satellite-based hardware, services and applications.
 Engineering support, licensing, and host nation approvals along with other
 ancillary services are covered under this contract.  These capabilities will
 enable the DOD to meet the warriors' commercial satellite communication needs
 on a global basis.
 
     Arrowhead is a Native American, woman-owned small business established in
 1991 with headquarters in Falls Church, VA, and field offices in various
 locations across the United States.
     Arrowhead's President and CEO, Mary Ann Elliott, stated, "Arrowhead and
 our Alliance partners are proud to be chosen for this award.  We are fully
 committed to the success of the DSTS-G program.  We are dedicated to providing
 'On Target Quality Solutions' for DISA and the military's end-users."  For
 this effort Arrowhead assembled an alliance of over 30 leading space industry
 firms that will offer a full range of products and services.
 
     For additional program information, visit Arrowhead's DSTS-G Project web
 site: http://www.govtel.net or contact Connie Poisant at Arrowhead corporate
 headquarters, 703-241-2801.
 
 SOURCE  Arrowhead Space & Telecommunications, Inc.