The U.S. Special Operations Command awarded a five-year contract for specialized radios to Rancho Bernardo-based TrellisWare Technologies Inc.

The indefinite-quantity deal has a $40 million ceiling and calls for TrellisWare to provide advanced tactical scalable mobile ad-hoc network radio systems. The U.S. Special Operations Command contracting office in Tampa, Fla. awarded the deal, announced on Aug. 29.

The contract came as a result of a Small Business Innovation Research Program Phase 3 award.

TrellisWare is a privately held company that spun off of ViaSat Inc. The company bills itself as a worldwide leader in highly advanced algorithms, waveforms and communications systems, which provides innovative small form factor radio products and fully integrated solutions. In addition to the military, the business serves the first-responder market.