Iridium awarded $54 million DISA support and maintenance contract


Iridium has been awarded a contract by the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) to support the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Enhanced Mobile Satellite Service (EMSS) gateway.

The contract is valued at $54 million over 4.5 years, for Gateway Maintenance and Support Service (GMSS), says Iridium.

The previous iteration of the GMSS contract was awarded in October of 2013 for a five-year term with a six-month extension option.

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