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Mason Assigned to 807th Mission Support Element

October 9, 2014

Brig. Gen. James H. Mason, USAR, has been assigned as deputy commander (Troop Program Unit), 807th Mission Support Element, Camp Parks, California.

Burden Assigned to Picatinny Arsenal

October 9, 2014

Col. Patrick W. Burden, USA, has been assigned as deputy program executive officer, Ammunition, Picatinny Arsenal, New Jersey.

Toy Assigned to U.S. Army Engineer Division, South Pacific

October 9, 2014

Col. R. Mark Toy, USA, has been assigned as commander, U.S. Army Engineer Division, South Pacific, San Francisco.

Tate Assigned to 101st Airborne Division

October 9, 2014

Col. Frank W. Tate, USA, has been assigned as deputy commander, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Kentucky.

Smith Assigned to G-3, Mobilization and Reserve Affairs (Individual Mobilization Augmentee)

October 9, 2014

Maj. Gen. Michael R. Smith, USAR, has been assigned as assistant deputy chief of staff, G-3, Mobilization and Reserve Affairs (Individual Mobilization Augmentee), Headquarters, Department of the Army, Washington, D.C.

JIEDDO Holds Competition for New Counter-IED Systems

October 8, 2014
By Sandra Jontz

Military experts and defense contractors are testing technologies in Georgia to thwart the preponderance of roadside bombs that hamper U.S. military and coalition forces' combat and resupply missions. Participating defense contractors are competing for an existing $49.5 million contract.

DARPA Seeks 'Unhackable' Computer Software Programs

October 7, 2014
By Sandra Jontz

Calling all mathematicians: DARPA, the Defense Department’s main research arm, seeks help in developing a program that essentially would lead to "unhackable" computer software programs.

Situational Awareness for Border Security

October 7, 2014
By George I. Seffers

House Homeland Security Committee chair proposes technology mix for securing the southern border.

Army Researchers Win Supercomputing Time for Fuel Research

October 7, 2014
By Sandra Jontz

How many days equal a billion hours? Researchers from the U.S. Army Research Lab are about to find out. This week, they began modeling the engine spray mixture formation process using access to one billion hours of supercomputing time on some of the world's fastest computers.

Small Businesses Awarded $960 Million Air and Space Intelligence Contract

October 6, 2014

Radiance Technologies Inc., Huntsville, Alabama (FA8604-15-D-7976); Integrity Applications Inc., Chantilly, Virginia (FA8604-15-D- 7975); and Invertix Corp., McLean, Virginia (FA8604-15-D- 7977), have been awarded a combined $960,000,000 indefinite-delivery/ indefinite-quantity contract for services in support of the Advanced Technical Exploitation Program II. Contractors will perform research, development, system sustainment, and intelligence production activities utilizing geospatial-intelligence and non-nuclear measurement and signature intelligence data at the National Air and Space Intelligence Center. Work will primarily be performed at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio; the contract has an ordering period through Oct. 2, 2018, with an option to extend the ordering period through Oct. 2, 2022. This award is the result of a competitive total small business set aside acquisition. Funds will be obligated through individual task orders. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.


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