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ITT to Research Simulation for Chem-Bio Smoke and Obscurants

June 17, 2011
By George Seffers

ITT Corporation, Alexandria, Virginia, has been awarded a more than $9 million contract to provide for research and development efforts in the area of modeling, simulation, and analysis for chemical biological smoke and obscurants. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

Four Firms to Support U.S. Special Operations Command

June 17, 2011
By George Seffers

Four companies-L-3 Stratis, Reston, Virginia; General Dynamics Information Technology, Fairfax, Virginia; Science Applications International Corporation, McLean, Virginia; and Arma Global Corporation, Tampa, Florida-are each being awarded a $362 million contract for special operations forces information technology enterprise contracts specialty services in support of U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM). Each contractor will assist the government in performing the daily operations necessary to facilitate the command's ongoing ability to effectively and efficiently optimize delivery and performance of specialty services to sustain and maintain the command's global enterprise information technology specialty services environment. USSOCOM is the contracting activity.

Two Firms to Provide Micro-Laser Range Finders

June 17, 2011
By George Seffers

Two firms-DRS Reconnaissance, Surveillance and Target Acquisition Incorporated, Melbourne, Florida, and L-3 Insight Technology Incorporated, Londonderry, New Hampshire-were each recently awarded contracts to provide a minimum of 150 and a maximum of 32,000 small, tactical, optical, rifle-mounted, micro-laser range finders. DRS received approximately $514 million, L-3 nearly $439 million. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

Czechs Find Balances in Electronic Security

June 17, 2011
By Beverly Schaeffer

A Czech Republic company has melded eSecurity with simpler, more streamlined eAccess, making cyberspace communications both safer and more efficient.

Homefront Help: Armed Forces Vacation Club

June 16, 2011
By Rita Boland
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This special travel organization offers service members and other U.S. Defense Department personnel a chance to enjoy vacations for discount prices at more than 3,500 time share properties in approximately 80 countries.

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