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DHS TacCom

Contract Numbers: 70B04C19D00000023 (TC1); 70B04C19D00000043 (TC2)

About DHS TacCom:

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Tactical Communications (TacCom) is a Multiple-Award, Indefinite-Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) contract for the full array of communications commodity products and professional services. It is available for use by DHS and its Components including US Customs and Border Protection, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the US Coast Guard, and others. Services may be required in any of the 50 states as well as US territories and OCONUS locations.
DHS will allow partner agencies to place orders against the resultant IDIQ contracts. As such, this contract vehicle will be a MAC. External agencies that may use TacCom include, but are not limited to:

  • Department of Justice,
  • Department of Agriculture,
  • Department of Treasury,
  • Department of State,
  • Department of Interior,
  • Health and Human Services,
  • Veterans Affairs, and
  • The White House Communications Agency.

DHS TacCom Objective:

Its objective is to provide the Authorized Users with a flexible contract vehicle to support how they plan, design, implement, maintain and decommission their various field communications solutions.

Scope of DHS TacCom:

Awards were made in two Technical Categories: Equipment and Services

Commdex is one of nine companies to be awarded both Technical Categories.

Technical Category 1 (TC1) Equipment:

TC1 for TacCom products was awarded in May 2019. The scope of the Equipment Technical Category includes the following:

  • Infrastructure ‐ includes software, communications infrastructure, microwave, control/base stations, repeaters, comparators, encryption equipment, and test equipment
  • Radios and Accessories ‐ includes end‐user equipment and all associated accessories
  • High Frequency – includes end‐user equipment, associated accessories, and infrastructure to support
  • Maritime ‐ includes tactical communication equipment to outfit and interface with boat crew communication system
  • Satellite ‐ includes end‐user equipment, associated accessories, and dishes

Period of Performance: This contract is for a one-year base ordering period plus four 1-year option periods.

  • Base Year – 5/03/2019 to 05/02/2020
  • Option Year One – 5/03/2020 to 05/02/2021
  • Option Year Two – 5/03/2021 to 05/02/2022
  • Option Year Three – 5/03/2022 to 05/02/2023
  • Option Year Four – 5/03/2023 to 05/02/2024

Technical Category 2 (TC2) Services:

TC2 Services was awarded in May 2019 and provides variety of services to support communications systems including:

  • Radio – services required to maintain, program, install, repair, and support rapid deployment of radio subscriber units
  • O&M Services – services required to operate and maintain tactical communications systems
  • Engineering – services required to provide spectrum support, and to architect, design, and implement tactical communications systems
  • General – ability to provide Project Management Services and a variety of other services in other service subcategories and Project Management Support (Radio, O&M Services, and Engineering)

There are two tracks within TC2: Small Business Track and Unrestricted Track.

Period of Performance: This contract is for a one-year base ordering period plus four 1-year option periods.

  • Base Year – 5/03/2019 to 05/02/2020
  • Option Year One – 5/03/2020 to 05/02/2021
  • Option Year Two – 5/03/2021 to 05/02/2022
  • Option Year Three – 5/03/2022 to 05/02/2023
  • Option Year Four – 5/03/2023 to 05/02/2024

CONTACT

Zac Neumayr, Commdex DHS TacCom Program Manager, (303) 909-4833, IDIQs@commdex.com

TESTIMONIALS

“Your team has done a fantastic job on all fronts and we are extremely impressed.”

- Branch Chief, DHS-CBP – Tactical Communications, Command Center Relocation, Houlton, ME

“Great project management and focused on addressing the customers concerns.”

- Contracting Officer Rep, DHS, Federal Protective Services, Nationwide MegaCenters Upgrade Program