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NIST Reviews Security Guidelines

September 28, 2011
By Henry Kenyon

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released the initial public draft of the first revision of the Guide for Conducting Risk Assessments (Special Publication 800-30). This revision shifts the focus of the guidelines from management to assessment, and NIST Special Publication 800-39 now replaces Special Publication 800-30 as the authoritative source of comprehensive risk management guidance.

Cool App-titude: U.S. Army Europe

September 27, 2011
By Rachel Eisenhower

Stay informed on the latest U.S. Army in Europe (USAREUR) information, news and events with this new app for iPhone. The free U.S. Army Europe app connects people around the globe by offering important information from the USAREUR website in an accessible mobile format.

Boeing to Support P-8A Aircraft

September 26, 2011
By George Seffers

The Boeing Company, Seattle, Washington, is being awarded a $319,905,801 modification to a previously awarded fixed-price-incentive-fee contract (N00019-09-C-0022) for spares, support equipment and tools, logistics support, trainers, and courseware in support of the low-rate initial production, lot two, P-8A multi-mission maritime aircraft. The Naval Air System Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

U.S. Marines Award Transitional Network Funds

September 26, 2011
By George Seffers

Jacobs Technology Incorporated, Fort Walton Beach, Florida, is being awarded $42,442,430 for task order 0039 under previously awarded firm-fixed-priced contract (M67854-02-A-9017). This effort is for the continuity of services contract to continue information technology services until the transition to the Next Generation Enterprise Network is accomplished. The Marine Corps Systems Command, Quantico, Virginia, is the contracting activity.

U.S. Navy Purchases Transfer Switches for Ships and Submarines

September 26, 2011
By George Seffers

Superior Electric, Farmington, Connecticut, is being awarded a $35,801,255 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the design and production of automatic bus transfer switches. Automatic bus transfer switches procured under this contract are intended for use on all Navy ship and submarine classes. The Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is the contracting activity.

3Phoenix to Provide Torpedo Warning System

September 26, 2011
By George Seffers

3Phoenix Incorporated, Chantilly, Virginia, is being awarded a potential $45,009,130 sole-source, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the design and development of four torpedo warning system engineering development models. This effort is for phase three of Small Business Innovative Research topic N07-070, Distributed Sensor System Innovations. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington Navy Yard, D.C., is the contracting activity.

Harris to Provide Radios for Tactical Air Control Modernization

September 26, 2011
By George Seffers

Harris Corporation, Rochester, New York, is being awarded a $14,898,576 firm-fixed-price contract modification for support to the Air Force Tactical Air Control Party Modernization Program. The equipment being purchased includes the AN/PRC-117G man-pack radio and accessories. Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane Division, Crane, Indiana, is the contracting activity.

 

Spectrum Laser to Provide Card Assemblies for Helicopter Weapon Systems

September 26, 2011
By George Seffers

Spectrum Laser and Technologies Incorporated, Colorado Springs, Colorado, is being awarded a $8,704,839 firm-fixed price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the purchase of circuit card assemblies in support of the Naval Air Systems Command. The circuit card assemblies are integrated into the MH-60R and MH-60S armed helicopter weapon system projects. The circuit cards contribute to the helicopter's ability to perform surface warfare, force protection, maritime interdiction operations, combat search and rescue, and vertical replenishment support missions. Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division, Crane, Indiana, is the contracting activity.

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