Codan and By Light Awarded Share in $10.4M USD Government HF Radio Contract
Codan Radio Communications has been awarded a USD $10.4 million government contract, in partnership with By Light Professional Services.
The contract is to provide government employees globally with High Frequency (HF) radios to ensure operational support and security. Under the contract, the partnership between Codan and By Light will share in the contract’s $10.4M ceiling over a five year term.
Government personnel serving throughout the United States as well as in US Embassies abroad will be given HF radio systems to facilitate communications for the purpose of improving emergency response efforts. The five year contract is a Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) IDIQ Contract issued under the existing By Light GSA Schedule 70 Contract to purchase Codan Envoy and 2110 Manpack HF radio systems. Training services and support has been agreed to be provided by By Light organisation. The BPA contract is designed to assist ordering, provide timely delivery and ensure standardization The BPA Contract is designed to facilitate ordering, provide timely delivery, and facilitate standardization. Codan Radio has been estimated to have been allocated $6 million of the total $10.4 million USD contract.
“Codan and By Light are excited to provide the government with resilient and reliable HF radio systems that use the most advanced commercial HF technology to support operations and security needs worldwide,” Executive General Manager of Codan Radio Communications Charlie Stuff stated.
“The combination of proven, turnkey HF product offerings and expert, vendor certified support ensures robust, cost effective and sustainable solutions to our customer’s Radio Programs Branch. By Light is pleased to continue its long standing relationship with Codan and to deliver its technology to this important US Government customer,” said Jeff Adelman, By Light Vice President.
Codan Radio and By Light partnered in 2015 to obtain the US Department of Veterans Affairs HF Radio Network IDIQ Contract, implementing a nationwide emergency HF radio network which utilised Codan’s Envoy radios. With over 14 years of experience US-based organisation have earned a reputation in providing mission critical communications solutions and services to the US Department of Defense, Intelligence Community, and commercial customers.
About Codan Radio Communications
Codan Radio provide advanced communication solutions to the world’s largest security, military, mission critical and humanitarian agencies. Having established our reputation for reliable and secure high frequency systems and LMR radio networks for over sixty years, Codan Radio are globally trusted to deliver communication solutions in some of in the toughest conditions on the planet.