DataPath, Inc. announced today they have been awarded a Responsive Strategic Sourcing for Services (RS3) task order by Army Contracting Command – Aberdeen Proving Ground (ACC-APG) on behalf of Project Manager Tactical Network (PM TN), Product Manager Mission Network (PdM MN).
“DataPath has a long-standing business partnership with PEO-C3T and the U.S. Army, serving as the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) for the WIN-T Increment 2 (INC 2) Satellite Transportable Terminals (STTs),” said Barry Botts, Vice President, Sales & Marketing, DataPath. “For over two decades, DataPath has focused on supporting the critical mission of the Army and we look forward to continuing our support for decades to come.”
Under this contract, DataPath will provide Sustainment Maintenance (Reset), Repair, Replace and Support (SMRRS) services and support. These activities will include restoring the INC2 STTs to their original functional capability in accordance with the equipment configuration baseline to support utilization of these systems both at home station and as part of deployed mission operations for critical Tactical Network Transport at-the-halt capability.
WIN-T provides the communications network (satellite and terrestrial) and services that allows the Warfighter to send and receive information in tactical situations. WIN-T is the transformational Command and Control system that manages tactical information transport at theatre through Company Echelons in support of full spectrum Army operations.
WIN-T Increment 2 provides networking on-the-move (OTM) capability through the addition of a secure networking package on existing Tactical Vehicles. This package employs military and commercial satellite connectivity and line-of-sight (terrestrial) radios and antennas to achieve end-to-end connectivity and dynamic ad hoc mobile networking operations. WIN-T Increment 2 extends the network to company level for maneuver brigades for the first time.
The WIN-T Increment 2 began fielding in October 2012 to the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division at Fort Polk, LA. The system made its combat debut in Afghanistan in July 2013 with the 2nd Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment (4BCT/10MTN).