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White House Turns to Solar For Its Energy Needs

June 12, 2014
By Sandra Jontz

The White House is going green. Well, more like slate gray. And only on the roof.

CSC Names Carey a VP

June 12, 2014

CSC, Falls Church, Virginia, has named Rob Carey vice president and general manager of Public Sector Cybersecurity.

Creevy Assigned to SEA-21

June 12, 2014

Rear Adm. Lawrence E. Creevy, USN, has been assigned as deputy commander for surface warfare, SEA-21, Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington Navy Yard, D.C. 

Burcham Assigned to J-1, Joint Staff

June 12, 2014

Brig. Gen. Margaret W. Burcham, USA, has been assigned as director, J-1, Joint Staff, Washington, D.C.

Bentley Assigned to 3rd Infantry Division

June 12, 2014

Brig. Gen. Christopher F. Bentley, USA, has been assigned as deputy commanding general, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Georgia.

Everhart Assigned to 18th Air Force

June 12, 2014

Maj. Gen. Carlton D. Everhart II, USAF, has been nominated for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and for assignment as commander, 18th Air Force, Air Mobility Command, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois.

Exelis to Provide Ground Control Approach System to Saudi Arabia

June 11, 2014

Exelis Incorporated Radar, Reconnaissance and Acoustic Systems, Van Nuys, California, has been awarded a $9,647,241 firm-fixed- price contract for a Ground Control Approach System (GCA). This effort is a new program in support of a foreign military sales case for the Saudi Arabian National Guard. This action will provide a GCA for installation at a Khasham Al An Airbase. The GCA system will be utilized for aircraft approach and landing guidance, including airspace control services in support of air traffic control operations and Saudi Arabian National Guard aviation mission requirements. Work will be performed in Saudi Arabia, and is expected to be completed by June 10, 2024. This award is the result of a sole-source acquisition. The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts, is the contracting activity (FA8730-14-C-0008).

Goodrich to Support Pakistan Reconnaissance Vehicle

June 11, 2014

Goodrich Corporation, Westford, Massachusetts, has been awarded an $11 million firm-fixed-price contract for Pakistan DB-110 sustainment effort that includes upgrade capabilities, spare and support equipment. This award is the result of a sole-source acquisition, and is 100 percent foreign military sales for Pakistan. The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (FA8620-14-C-4017).

Aurora Receives X-Plane Contract Modification

June 11, 2014

Aurora Flight Sciences Corporation, Manassas, Virginia, has been awarded a $10,457,663 modification (P00003) exercising the first option period on a seven-month base contract (HR0011-14-C-0014), with one 16-month option period. The contractor shall provide the personnel, equipment, materials, tools, facilities and program management and technical effort to design, develop, integrate, test and deliver the contractual requirements of the program for building two X-Plane aircraft. The contracting activity is the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, Arlington, Virginia.

Navmar Supports TigerShark in Afghanistan

June 11, 2014

Navmar Applied Sciences Corporation, Warminster, Pennsylvania, is being awarded a $7,958,350 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N68335-12-C-0353) to exercise an option for the procurement of logistic services and mission travel in support of the TigerShark persistent surveillance unmanned aerial system. Work will be performed in Afghanistan (92 percent), and Warminster (8 percent), and is expected to be completed in June 2015. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Lakehurst, New Jersey, is the contracting activity.

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