Motorola supports the day-to-day operations of the USAF with a land cellular network contract
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Motorola Solutions Inc. has been awarded a $340 million contract by the United States Air Force (USAF) for Enterprise Land Mobile Radio Support. The contract provides life cycle management and maintenance services for the USAF’s land mobile network.
Under the terms of the agreement, Motorola Solutions will support the USAF’s land mobile network to ensure its availability and reliability over the next decade. Work on the contract will be conducted in Linthicum Heights, Maryland and is expected to be completed by March 23, 2033.
The 711th Enterprise Sourcing Squadron, Montgomery, Alabama served as the contractor for the contract, which was awarded March 23, 2023. The USAF selected Motorola Solutions for the contract because of its experience in providing critical communications services to government agencies and first responders.
In the past, Motorola Solutions has also provided critical communications for the US Navy. The mission was to support radio communications to coordinate operations and responses at US Navy facilities worldwide.
The US Air Force land mobile network is a vital communications system used in support of the day-to-day operations of the Air Force. The system provides voice and data communications capabilities in support of mission-critical operations, including air traffic control, ground control, and emergency response.
This contract will help ensure the Air Force’s land mobile network remains reliable and available for the next decade.