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The Positive Side of Cyber

September 9, 2014
George I. Seffers

All too often, the topic of cyber presents a negative view of vulnerabilities and attacks, but cyber has a positive role to play in national defense, said Lt. Gen. Edward Cardon, USA, commanding general, U.S. Army Cyber Command, speaking as a keynote at AFCEA TechNet Augusta.

JB Management Appoints Vonada President, CEO

September 9, 2014

JB Management Incorporated, Alexandria, Virginia, has appointed Andrew Vonada president and CEO.

Dalton Assigned to European Command

September 9, 2014

Capt. Marc H. Dalton, USN, has been selected for the rank of rear admiral and will be assigned as deputy director for plans and policy, ECJ-5, European Command, Stuttgart, Germany. 

Todorov Assigned to Office of the Under Secretary of Defense

September 9, 2014

Brig. Gen. Kenneth E. Todorov, USAF, has been assigned as deputy director, Missile Defense Agency, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, Fort Belvoir, Virginia.

Montgomery Assigned to U.S. Pacific Command

September 9, 2014

Rear Adm. Mark C. Montgomery, USN, will be assigned as director of operations, J-3, U.S. Pacific Command, Camp H. M. Smith, Hawaii.

Gibson Assigned to Air Mobility Command

September 9, 2014

Brig. Gen. Thomas L. Gibson, USAF, has been assigned as vice commander, U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center, Air Mobility Command, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey.

Harris to Support Los Angeles Air Force Base

September 5, 2014

Harris IT Services Corporation, Dulles, Virginia, has been awarded an $8,207,316 modification (MG0620) to previously awarded contract FA8771-04-D-0003 for network support services. The Space and Missile Systems Center Contracting Directorate, Los Angeles Air Force Base, California, is the contracting activity.

Leidos Wins Heterogeneous Networking Research and Development Contract

September 5, 2014

Leidos Incorporated, Reston, Virginia, is being awarded a $6,547,341 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for innovative research and development in the area of Heterogeneous Networking and Advanced Communication Technologies Development and Demonstration. This award is the result of a competitive Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency broad agency announcement, with 28 offers received. Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic, Charleston, South Carolina, is the contracting activity (N65236-14-C-2821).

L3 Awarded Communications Terminals Contract

September 5, 2014

L3 Global Communications Solutions Incorporated, Victor, New York, was awarded an $8,402,031 undefinitized contract action for sustainment of the Army's existing combat services support, for very small aperture terminal transmission systems and satellite communications terminals. The Army Contract Command, Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois, is the contracting activity (W52P1J-14-C-0057).

Washington, D.C., Receives $30 Million Grant For Program to Protect Region Against Nuclear Threats

September 4, 2014
By Sandra Jontz

The National Capital Region is receiving a five-year federal grant of $30 million to build its capability to detect and deter nuclear and radiological threats. Washington, D.C., is the third city to launch the Securing the Cities program.


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