ARNOLD AIR FORCE BASE, TENN. – Today, The contracting office at Arnold Engineering Development Complex (AEDC) awarded the Base Communications and Information Technology Services task order; which will ensure we have the communication and IT services we need to remain the nation’s ground test and evaluation facility of choice… today and tomorrow.

OBXtek, Incorporated, (OBXtek) <>, Tysons Corner, Va., was awarded a firm-fixed-price task order valued at $52.6 million. OBXtek is a service-disabled, veteran-owned, small business providing Information Technology and communications support services through the GSA Alliant SB Governmentwide Acquisition Contract <>. OBXtek will perform base communication and information technology services at Arnold AFB and at two geographically separated units in Maryland and California. OBXtek is subcontracting with Abacus Technology Corporation <>, Chevy Chase, Md.; DKW Communications, Incorporated <>, Washington D.C.; and Sedona Technologies < >, Moline, Ill. The period of performance is five years – one base year, and four one-year option periods – in addition to a 90-day phase-in period.

The phase-in period is set to begin July 1, with performance beginning October 1.