2 December 2016

Codan and By Light Awarded Share in $10.4M USD Government HF Radio Contract

Codan 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 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.

Charlie Stuff, Executive General Manager of Codan Communications,

“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 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.

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