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U.S. Needs Deterrence Strategy in Cyberspace

February 23, 2011
By George Seffers

Creating a national strategy for deterring cyber attacks faces difficult challenges, according to Gen. Keith Alexander, USA, U.S. Cyber Command commander and director of the National Security Agency.

Webinar: How to Deliver More Bits Per Hertz Per Dollar

February 22, 2011
By H. Mosher

Join us March 10, 2011 at 12 noon as SIGNAL Editor-in-Chief Robert K. Ackerman talks with Alan Henderson, Vice President of Engineering, Globecomm Network Services Corp. about balancing mission priorities with bandwidth allocations for IP-based, hybrid terrestrial-satellite networks.

Cool App-titude: Instapaper

February 22, 2011
By Rachel Eisenhower

Save interesting articles on your computer and read them later on your iPhone, even if you don't have Internet access.

HMS Snags U.S. Coast Guard Telephony Contract

February 18, 2011
By George Seffers

The U.S. Coast Guard has selected HMS Technologies Incorporated for the $46 million Enterprise Managed Telephony Unified Communications Systems Installations & Equipment Recapitalization project. HMS will be responsible for an Internet protocol-distributed telephony communications system that will deliver the benefits of network convergence and collaborative communications. The program will provide the foundation for a mission critical unified communications environment for millions of stakeholders worldwide.

CAE USA Awarded MH-60S Flight Trainer Contract

February 18, 2011
By George Seffers

CAE USA Incorporated, Tampa, Florida, is being awarded an approximately $7 million contract modification for the upgrade of one MH-60S operational flight trainer; procurement of an MH-60S Software Engineering Environment Virtual Development Laboratory and upgrade and pre-integration testing of an MH-60S Tactical Operational Flight Trainer. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

DRS to Provide Handheld Radios in Afghanistan

February 18, 2011
By George Seffers

DRS Technical Services Incorporated, Herndon, Virginia, was awarded a $12 million contract to provide 10,000 very high frequency (VHF) handheld radios, 10,000 VHF handheld radio accessories, 5,000 VHF mobile radios and 5,000 VHF mobile radio accessories. Work will be performed in Afghanistan. The Kabul Regional Contracting Center, Cole House Contracting, Kabul, Afghanistan, is the contracting activity.

Jones Nominated, Assigned to Signal Brigade Position

February 18, 2011
By Henry Kenyon

Col. Kaffia Jones, USAR, has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general and assignment as commander, (troop program unit), 359th Signal Brigade, Fort Gordon, Georgia.

Army's Votel Tapped for Joint Special Ops Post

February 18, 2011
By Beverly Schaeffer

Maj. Gen. Joseph L. Votel, USA, has been nominated for appointment to lieutenant general and assignment as commander, Joint Special Operations Command/commander, Joint Special Operations Command Forward, U.S. Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

O'Sullivan Appointed Principal Deputy Director, National Intelligence

February 18, 2011
By Henry Kenyon

Stephanie O'Sullivan has been appointed principal deputy director of National Intelligence, Office of the Director of National Intelligence.

Tarasiuk Appointed Intel Community CIO

February 18, 2011
By Henry Kenyon

Al Tarasiuk has been appointed chief information officer of the Intelligence Community, Office of the Director of National Intelligence, Washington, D.C.

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