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Lockheed Martin to Support U.S. Marines in Afghanistan and Elsewhere

October 17, 2011
By George Seffers

Information Network Systems Incorporated, Lockheed Martin Corporation Global Training & Logistics, Stafford, Virginia, is being awarded a potential $31,087,481 for firm-fixed-priced task order 0070 under a previously awarded contract to support the U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command Program Manager (PM) Networks and Satellite Communications Systems, and PM for Tactical Communication Systems. The scope of this effort is represented in the following areas: logistics management support, inventory management support, equipment fielding support, deployment fielding support, and management and administration. Work will be performed in Camp Pendleton, California; Camp Lejeune, North Carolina; Okinawa, Japan; Afghanistan; and Hawaii. The Marine Corps Systems Command, Quantico, Virginia, is the contracting activity.

DARPA Awards Language Translation Contract to IBM

October 14, 2011
By George Seffers

International Business Machines Corporation, Yorktown Heights, New York, is being awarded a $6,576,024 cost contract for the Broad Operational Language Technology Program. The program has a goal of creating technology capable of translating multiple foreign languages in all genres, retrieving information from the translated material, and enabling bilingual communication via speech or text. Specifically, this contractor will conduct work for activity A, "Genre-Independent Translation and Information Retrieval System," and activity C, "Human-Human Dialogue System." The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is the contracting activity.

Atlantic CommTech to Provide Nuclear Site Intrusion Detection Systems

October 14, 2011
By George Seffers

Atlantic CommTech Corporation, Virginia Beach, Virginia, is being awarded an $11,950,723 firm-fixed-price contract for protective aircraft shelter interior intrusion detection systems and redundant cable for the 498th Nuclear Systems Wing. Atlantic CommTech is performing 100 percent of the work throughout six NATO installations in Europe. Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center, Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, is the contracting activity.

CACI to Support Naval Enterprise Resource Planning System

October 14, 2011
By George Seffers

CACI Incorporated - Federal, Chantilly, Virginia, is being awarded a potential $36,734,284 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with cost-plus-fixed-fee and fixed-price ordering provisions to provide functional, highly-technical, professional, analytical, and administrative support services to the Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) in support of the Navy's Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) System. The work will include: working engineering change proposal; business process improvement evaluations; testing; and deployment and sustainment of the Navy ERP single supply solution release and other Navy ERP initiatives. Services provided will include: participation on functional teams within the Navy ERP program, the Navy and the Department of Defense, assisting the Navy in resolving differences between commercial standards, cross service and existing Navy business processes by providing functional expertise in Navy business processes; technical and functional architecture support; and training development and execution support. The NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is the contracting activity.

BAE to Install Radar Warning System on C-130 Aircraft

October 14, 2011
By George Seffers

BAE Systems Information and Electronic Systems, Totowa, New Jersey, was awarded a firm-fixed-price contract for a maximum $24,062,919 for installation of advanced radar warning receiver ship sets on C-130 aircraft. The Defense Logistics Agency Aviation, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, is the contracting activity.

TKC Receives Air Force Network Contract

October 14, 2011
By George Seffers

TKC Global Solutions L.L.C., Anchorage, Alaska, was recently awarded a firm-fixed-price contract valued at $42,237,926 for Air Force Network accelerated migration support services. The Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, is the contracting activity.

Team America Rocketry Challenge Begins

October 13, 2011

Registration for the Team America Rocketry Challenge-the world's largest student rocket competition-is open through November 30. The first 1,000 teams of three to 10 students will be accepted.

Mesotech to Provide Weather Observation System

October 13, 2011
By George Seffers

Mesotech International Incorporated, Sacramento, California, is being awarded a $14,904,304 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to procure the Fixed Base Weather Observation System; an integrated system of multiple weather sensors and data automation components designed to continually measure the conditions of the environment and formulate aviation surface weather reports at military installations and operating areas in support of flight safety and force protection. Electronic Systems Center, Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts, is the contracting activity.

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