Closed ATM View - PR 1272

Commercial Satellite Services

Contact Details

Moranda Stewart

P: 02 6144 4449


PR 1272
Department of Defence - DSRG
25151700 - Satellites
Close Date & Time:
5-Oct-2017 12:00 pm (ACT Local Time)
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Publish Date:
ATM Type:
Request for Tender

APP Reference:
Multi Agency Access:
Panel Arrangement:


The provision of Commercial Satellite Services under a Managed Service Arrangement. The services will include:

a. Legacy Inmarsat Satellite Service terminals (I2 and/or I3 compliant):
(i) Inmarsat C; and
(ii) Inmarsat Aero H/H+/I (including Swift).

b. Next Generation Inmarsat Satellite Service terminals (I-4 compliant):
(i) Broadband Global Area Network (BGAN);
(ii) Fleet Broadband (FBB);
(iii) Swift Broadband (SBB); and
(iv) Inmarsat Global Satellite Phone Service (GSPS).

c.  Inmarsat Global Express services (GX Services) Government Subscription Service (GSS) comprising:
(i) Maritime;
(ii) Land; and
(iii) Air.

The Commonwealth does not have an immediate requirement for High Capacity Beams – however Defence wishes to include flexibility for this service under this procurement.

d. High Capacity Beams Comprising:
(i) Military Ka-band Beam;
(ii) Commercial Ka-band Beam; and
(iii) Crossover configuration allowing cross banding between Military and Commercial Ka-bands.

e. Inmarsat L-band Tactical Satellite (L-TAC) services.

The Contract will also include a requirement for the provision/development of a Monitoring & Control tool.

Other Instructions:

An Industry Briefing will be conducted at HMAS HARMAN, Building 442 commencing at 10am (Australian EST) on 21 August 2017.

Tenderers will be met at the HMAS HARMAN Gate.

Representatives of prospective tenderers at the briefing will be limited to 3 personnel. Nominations to attending the briefing are to be sent by email to the Contact Officer by 5pm (Australian EST) on 17 Aug 17.

Further details will be provided after nominations.

Conditions for Participation:

There are no Conditions for Participation. However, as per clause 3.5 of the Conditions of Tender, the Commonwealth will exclude a tender from further consideration if the Commonwealth considers that the tender does not comply with a requirement identified as essential in the Services Specification contained at Annex A to the Statement of Work.


Timeframe for Delivery:

1 January 2018

Address for Lodgement:
Tender responses are to be submitted electronically via the AusTender website using the 'Go to Lodgement Page' on this tender notification.

Contact Details

Moranda Stewart

P: 02 6144 4449