Air Force Seeks ‘Travel Communications Kits’

The products must be rugged enough for use in Afghanistan  
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The U.S. Air Force’s Air Mobility Command is seeking bids for 20 Klas Telecom — or equal — “travel communications kits” for use by the International Security Assistance Forces in Kabul, Afghanistan.

The products must be suited for embedded and mobile networks that require Internet protocol routing; they must support or enable a mobile network that allows for the transmission of voice, data and video information; they must support or enable secure network protection; they must be able to operate in harsh environments including in extreme temperatures, and endure frequent shock or vibration, as well as have an aluminum and fan-less chassis assembly, the solicitation said.

There are no restrictions on this opportunity, but all vendors must be registered in the System for Award Management in order for an award to be made.

The solicitation was issued July 18, and the deadline for responses is July 22 at Noon EST. The solicitation number is 10376517.

The Air Mobility Command’s 628th Air Base Wing located at Charleston AFB, S.C. is seeking the items; vendors can contact TSgt. Tarha Burchell, contract specialist at or MSgt. Velma Grant, contracting officer, at

Click here to access the solicitation, “Travel Communications Kits.”