24/7/365 Support for 27 Satellite Terminals
Rome Research (RRC), a subsidiary of PAR Technology, has received a five-year contract, with an expected value of $26.2 million (€23.6 million) to continue to support and maintain the US Navy Satellite Communication Facility (NACSATCOMMFAC) Northwest in Chesapeake, VA.
Under the contract, RRC will provide 24/7/365 operation and maintenance of 27 satellite terminals operating in both the military and civilian satellite communication frequency bands. Specific programme support includes the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Military Satellite Communications (MILSATCOM) Branch, DISA Teleport Program Office (TPO), Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) and numerous other defence communication programme offices.
NAVSATCOMMFAC Northwest is a premier US Department of Defense (DoD) Satellite Gateway supporting the Joint Information Environment (JIE). It constitutes a Teleport-Enhanced, Large Satellite Gateway Facility, providing satellite and terrestrial connectivity for voice, video and data to ships, submarines, aircraft and ground mobile forces operating worldwide in support of DoD and Joint Forces missions. RRC is a leading provider of Large Satellite Gateway O&M services providing interconnectivity to all facets of the DoD and has operated the Northwest facility since 2001.
“RRC’s success is only possible through the expertise and sustained commitment of our dedicated employees – who share the Navy’s passion for providing the best possible support to our country’s service men and women,” commented President of Government Business at PAR, Matt Cicchinelli.