Arma, Thales awarded deployed equipment contracts

U.S. Special Forces Command recently awarded two big contracts for deployed equipment.

Arma Global Corporation of Tampa, Fla., received a $500 million contract for Tactical Local Area Networks, or TACLANs. Arma will handle everything from acquisition of TACLANs to installing them. The indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity award is a multi-year deal.

Thales Communications of Clarksburg, Md., landed a $390 million IDIQ contract for replacing legacy radios. Under the four-year contract, Thales would provide Joint Enhanced Multi-Band radios modified for Special Operations uses.

This story is part of Federal News Radio’s daily DoD Report. For more defense news, click here.

Sign up for the online chat with Air Force Deputy CIO Bill Marion II on May 9, at 10 a.m. (EDT).