Military Base Requirements: (Communications and Information Technology)
Military Base Contracting Requirements: (Communications and Information Technology)
Communication systems and information technologies are a major area of focus for sustainment, operation, and modernization with all four of the military services (Air Force, Army, Navy, and Marine Corps) and Department of Defense (DoD) agencies. To acquire, design, develop, operate, and maintain its complex array of communication systems, networks, and information technologies, military organizations rely upon a vast spectrum of products, equipment, and services from private industry.
The Types of Specialized Systems, Equipment, and Technical Services procured from private industry to support defense communications and IT operations are listed below. These items and services are categorized by the applicable Federal Supply Classification (FSC) codes.
|Federal Supply Classification Code||Description|
|B||Special studies and analysis - (not Research & Development)|
|D||Information technology services, including telecommunications services|
|H||Quality control, testing & inspection services|
|J||Maintenance, repair & rebuilding of equipment|
|K||Modification of equipment|
|L||Technical representative services|
|N||Installation of equipment|
|R||Professional, administrative, and management support services|
|T||Photographic, mapping, printing, publication services|
|U||Education & training services|
|Y||Construction of structures and facilities|
|Z||Maintenance, repair, and alteration of real property|
|49||Maintenance & repair shop equipment|
|60||Fiber optics materials, components, assemblies & accessories|
|61||Electric wire & power & distribution equipment|
|63||Alarm, signal & security detection equipment|
|69||Training aids & devices|
|70||General purpose information technology equipment|
|74||Office machines, text processing systems & visible record equipment|
|75||Office supplies and devices|
|76||Books, maps & other publications|
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