Raytheon Company, Missile Systems of Tucson, Arizona, is being awarded a contract modification of about $9 million for procurement of 4 Griffin Block II A telemetry rounds, (part number 2292000-25), and 74 Griffin Block II A all up rounds (Part Number 2292000-26) to include shipping, engineering services, and proposal development costs. U.S. Air Force Air Armament Center, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, is the contracting activity.
Maj. Gen. Keith C. Walker, USA, has been nominated for appointment to lieutenant general and assignment as deputy commanding general, Futures/director, Army Capabilities Integration Center, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, Fort Monroe, Virginia.
U.S. Defense Department personnel really aren't interested in the technical details behind the communications "seams"; they just want to know their computing needs are met, even if that occurs in the "obscurity" of the clouds.
DynCorp International, Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded nearly $93 million to provide organizational level maintenance and logistic support on all aircraft and support equipment for which the Naval Test Wing Atlantic has maintenance responsibility. This maintenance responsibility includes all rotary, fixed, lighter-than-air, and unmanned aircraft on-site for project testing, transient aircraft, loaner aircraft, leased aircraft, and tested civilian aircraft assigned to the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Patuxent River, Maryland, which is the contracting activity.
L-3 Communications Corporation, Arlington, Texas, is being awarded approximately $22 million for the hardware and software to upgrade the Canadian Air Force's training system from the existing Advanced Distributed Combat Training System to the current U.S. Navy Tactical Operation Flight Trainers Roadmap Procurement Program baseline. In addition, this contract includes the installation and testing of the hardware and software for six networked CF-18 nine-panel Tactical Operational Flight trainers; 10 Part Task Trainers and six brief and debrief systems; a theater specific visual database; Simulated Joint Helmet Mounted Cueing System; new personal computer-based image generation; and operator, maintenance and user defined file training for approximately 10 students. This purchase is for the government of Canada under the Foreign Military Sales program. The Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division, Orlando, Florida, is the contracting activity.
Maj. Gen. Janet C. Wolfenbarger, USAF, has been nominated for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and assignment as military deputy, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
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Clement "Clem" Greek has joined Kratos Defense and Security Solutions, Incorporated, San Diego, as director of Army Aviation and Unmanned Aircraft Systems Initiatives for Kratos Technology and Training Solutions.