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Viasat receives SOF, GPF contract

23rd May 2019 - 11:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

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Viasat has received a contract to modernise operational capabilities for US Special Operations Forces (SOF) and General Purpose Forces (GPF), the company announced on 21 May.

The five year IDIQ contract, awarded by the US General Services Administration, has a maximum ceiling of $450 million.

Viasat will deliver a diverse portfolio of technologies and services to advance communications, intelligence, security and operational capabilities for SOF and GPF personnel operating across the battlespace.

Viasat products and services included as part of the IDIQ were assessed, tested and validated to enable new concepts of operation, improve situational awareness, avoid fratricide and improve overall mission effectiveness for SOF and GPF.

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