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4 New Members Appointed to Homeland Security Advisory Council

July 6, 2015

Former Arizona Rep. Ron Barber; Kayyem Solutions founder Juliette Kayyem; Tohono O’odham Nation Chairman Ned Norris Jr.; and Council on Foreign Relations Adjunct Senior Fellow Farah Pandith have been appointed to the Homeland Security Advisory Council.

 

 

Employees Are Not the Weakest Link in Cyber

July 2, 2015
By Robert Clark



Our problem with cybersecurity is we are spending billions of dollars on prevention and enforcement and not enough on education. Sound familiar?

L-3 Provides ISR Support in Afghanistan

July 1, 2015

L-3 National Security Solutions Inc., Reston, Virginia was awarded a $7,705,643 modification (P00003) to contract W52P1J-15-C-0002 for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance support for the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF). Work will be performed in Afghanistan with an estimated completion date of January 9, 2016. Fiscal 2015 operations and maintenance funds in the amount of $7,705,643 were obligated at the time of the award. The Army Contracting Command, Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois is the contracting activity.

U.S. Army Procures ISR Support in Afghanistan

July 1, 2015

Mission Essential Personnel, New Albany, Ohio, was awarded a $9,672,838 modification (P00005) to contract W560MY-15-C-0003 for intelligence support and ISR within Afghanistan with an estimated completion date of January 9, 2016. Fiscal 2015 operations and maintenance funds in the amount of $9,672,838 were obligated at the time of the award. The Army Contracting Command, Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois is the contracting activity.

U.S. Army Awards Voice Interoperable Software Contract

July 1, 2015

Twisted Pair Solutions Inc., Seattle, was awarded a $13,750,000 modification (P00003) to contract W56HZV-14-C-0025 for voice interoperable software and maintenance and associated licenses. Work will be performed in Seattle, with an estimated completion date of June 29, 2016. Fiscal 2014/2015 research, development, testing and evaluation funds in the amount of $13,750,000 were obligated at the time of the award. The Army Contracting Command Warren, Michigan, is the contracting activity.
 

Lockheed to Augment Advanced Extremely High Frequency System

July 1, 2015

Lockheed Martin Space Systems Co., Sunnyvale, California, has been awarded a $53,505,013 modification (P00680) for Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) system capability augmentation. Contractor will provide mission planning functionality to support the AEHF transition from initial operational capability to full operational capability. Work will be performed at Sunnyvale, California, and is expected to be complete by June 30, 2017. Fiscal year 2015 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $30,824,748 are being obligated at the time of award. The company also has been awarded a $31,802,865 modification (P00665) for AEHF Mission Control Segment technical refresh. Work will be performed at Los Angeles; Colorado Springs, Colorado; and Philadelphia, and is expected to be complete by June 30, 2017. Fiscal year 2015 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $31,802,865 are being obligated at the time of award. The Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, California, is the contracting activity for both awards (F04701-02-C-0002).


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