FAIRFAX, Va., April 10, 2012

Salient Federal Solutions Awarded Global Command Terrestrial Communications (GCTC) Support Contract

Program will support long-haul telecommunications for Program Manager (PM) Defense Communications and Army Transmission Systems (DCATS) and the Department of Defense.

Salient Federal Solutions, Inc. (Salient), a leading provider of information technology, engineering, and intelligence analytic services to agencies in the intelligence, defense, homeland security and cyber domains, today announces the award of the Global Command Terrestrial Communications (GCTC) Satellite Support recompete which supports the long-haul telecommunications needs of PM DCATS and the DoD.   The three year total anticipated contract value is approximately $80 million.

The mission of the Program Manager (PM) Defense Communications and Army Transmission Systems (DCATS) is to manage the installation, maintenance, and modernization of strategic long-haul communication transmission systems.  Salient has been supporting this mission for six years as a subcontractor to the Joint Network Node (JNN) and the GCTC programs.  Salient's operational intimacy, proven execution and embedded, incumbent workforce will provide PM DCATS with no risk in transition and the lowest possible risk in execution.

"Salient has lived this mission since its inception and no other contractor possesses a more meaningful, substantiated, or thorough understanding of the program and the corresponding requirements," says Bill Parker, COO of Salient. "We are proud to be able to continue to serve PM DCATS in its mission to support the ongoing, critical communications needs of the DoD."

The work will be performed by Salient's Command Center Network Solutions (CCNS) business unit. CCNS prides itself on Continuous Flexibility, the proven process framework for incorporating the ability to change into enterprise IT solutions.  Throughout engineering, furnishing, installation, testing, and transition, CCNS uses Continuous Flexibility to keep the window for making changes open as long as possible.

About Salient Federal Solutions: Salient Federal Solutions is a leading provider of federal IT, engineering and analytic services that enable government and industry to respond quickly to new or surge mission requirements with exactly the right people, skills, expertise and technical solutions. The company works to accelerate mission impact by delivering highly adaptable technology services, engineering solutions and domain expertise that enable customers to rapidly meet the pressing requirements of today, while anticipating tomorrow's evolving challenges. Salient is headquartered in Fairfax, Va., with offices in Colorado Springs, Orlando, San Diego and Tampa. More information is available at www.salientfed.com.

SOURCE Salient Federal Solutions, Inc.

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