Aberdeen Proving Grounds, MD, October 13th 2020 – The U.S. Army Project Manager Tactical Network (PM TN) Commercial Satellite Terminal Program (CSTP) has awarded Linchpin Solutions, Inc. a 15-month contract renewal for the Satellite Communications (SATCOM) Maintenance Center (SMC).
The Satellite Communications (SATCOM) Maintenance Center (SMC) was established in response to a growing need for more information regarding failures and tracking of trouble tickets associated to outages, repairs, and maintenance. The SMC, located on Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD, is a 24/7 capability that provides tracking for all assets, operational or spared, worldwide as well as logistical warehouse support for multiple programs to include, but not limited to, Deployable Ku Earth Terminal (DKET), Secure Internet Protocol Router and Non-classified Internet Protocol Router (SIPR/NIPR) Access Point (SNAP), Micro Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT), Ground to Air Transmit and Receive (GATR), United States Marine Corps (USMC) Very Small Aperture Terminal System (VSATs), Transportable Tactical Command Communications (T2C2),and Inflatable SATCOM Antenna. The SMC allows for data share amongst programs to identify mean time between failures (MTBF), repair or replacement costs, shipping, configuration management, Item Unique Identification (IUID) implementation and tracking, trend and fault analysis.
“Linchpin is sharply focused on providing CSTP excellent service so it can continue to address the challenges faced during current operations and ahead of near-term requirements for the Army and joint services” said Jeff Withee, Linchpin Solutions’ Director of Programs.
Linchpin Solutions’ Chief Executive Officer Edwin Peña added “We appreciate the opportunity to continue supporting the SMC in this vitally important program. Our team’s understanding of the work allows us to provide the SMC with seamless performance while enhancing services through continuous quality improvement.”
About Linchpin Solutions
Established in 2014, Linchpin Solutions Inc. is a SBA 8(a) certified and Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) firm that provides tactical C4ISR solutions and Life Cycle Logistics Support for Federal and Commercial clients. Linchpin Solutions’ areas of expertise are in the field of tactical C4ISR, specifically, integrated logistics support services, help desk solutions, training and development, and professional services including field service representatives and subject matter experts. To find out more, please visit www.linchpinsolutions.com.