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Information Sharing Bridges Maritime Gap

February 11, 2011
By Rachel Eisenhower

As criminals turn to clandestine methods of entry into the United States, leaders in the maritime domain are working overtime to minimize threats by increasing data-sharing capabilities.

Berk-Tek Taps Buckley for Manager Position

February 10, 2011
By Beverly Schaeffer

Tom Buckley has been named market development manager for Berk-Tek, a Nexans Company, New Holland, Pennsylvania.

Harris Names Kinsella to VP Post

February 10, 2011
By Henry Kenyon

Harris Corporation, Washington, D.C., has named Bret Kinsella vice president of commercial market development for its Commercial Managed Services business.

Moore Takes CENTCOM Assignment

February 10, 2011
By Henry Kenyon

Rear Adm. Scott P. Moore, USN, has been assigned deputy chief for operations, Office of Defense Representative-Pakistan, U.S. Central Command, Islamabad, Pakistan.

Losey To Command U.S. AFRICOM SOC

February 10, 2011
By Beverly Schaeffer

Rear Adm. Brian L. Losey, USN, has been assigned commander, Special Operations Command, U.S. Africa Command, Stuttgart, Germany.

Grundies To Direct CACI Naval Programs

February 9, 2011
By Henry Kenyon

Capt. Dave Grundies, USN (Ret.), has joined CACI as director of naval programs in its Technology Integration and Process Solutions Division, San Diego.

Dempsey To Become Army Chief of Staff

February 9, 2011
By Henry Kenyon

Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, USA, has been appointed chief of staff, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C.

NASA AWARDS CONTRACT MODIFICATION TO L-3

February 9, 2011
By George Seffers

NASA has signed a contract modification increasing the not-to-exceed value of a support contract with L-3 Services of Fairfax, Virginia, by $49 million, bringing the total value of the contract to $98 million. The contract provides simulation and software technology support to Johnson Space Center's Software, Robotics and Simulation Division in the fields of design, development, testing and operations of intelligent systems, robotic systems, spacecraft flight software systems and real-time simulation systems. This work supports the development and operations of the Space Shuttle and International Space Station programs, the Orion project, the Mission Operations Directorate training systems project and advanced programs for exploration.

General Dynamics to Support Deployable Joint Command and Control System

February 9, 2011
By George Seffers

General Dynamics Information Technology has been awarded a task order to support the U.S. Navy's Naval Surface Warfare Center, Panama City Division, under the SeaPort-E contract. The task order is valued at more than $41 million over five years if all options are exercised. General Dynamics will provide systems, networks, communications, and infrastructure support with help desk management for a multi-classification level Deployable Joint Command and Control (DJC2) system. This support will include response to employees' calls, systems troubleshooting and testing, software upgrades and systems maintenance. The DJC2 provides a standardized, integrated command-and-control system to U.S. Geographic Combatant Commanders that supports Joint Task Force operations. General Dynamics will also manage the DJC2 operations support center, which is a collective of help desks at multiple sites. The company will provide on-site support for five worldwide combatant commander sites-San Antonio, Texas; Vicenza, Italy; Okinawa, Japan; Tampa, Florida and Pearl Harbor, Hawaii-as well as the Panama City, Florida, location.

BAE to Support Joint Tactical Radio System Link 16 Software

February 9, 2011
By George Seffers

BAE Systems Information and Electronic Systems Integration Incorporated, Wayne, New Jersey, is being awarded a potential $24 million contract for Link 16 software in-service support for the Joint Program Executive Office, Joint Tactical Radio System (JTRS) Network Enterprise Domain. Support efforts include technical support, software maintenance/upgrades, and enhancements to baseline JTRS Link-16 software. Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific, San Diego, California, is the contracting activity.

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