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Impact Resources to Support Logistics in Afghanistan, Japan and U.S.

August 31, 2011
By George Seffers

Impact Resources Technologies, Bethesda, Maryland, is being awarded a potential $47, 232,710 fixed-price contract for Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF) logistic support system comprised of Common Logistics Command and Control System Support Services and Transportation Capacity Planning Tool that are tactical Web-enabled logistics information management systems to provide the MAGTF commander with "planning, executing, and tasking" capabilities, and tactical logistics situational awareness of the battlefield. Battle Command Sustainment Support System is a workstation which the Marine Corps utilizes for in-transit visibility. Work will be performed in Camp LeJeune, North Carolina; Albany, Georgia; Dumfries, Virginia; Afghanistan; Okinawa, Japan; and Marine Corps Base, Hawaii. Marine Corps Systems Command, Quantico, Virginia, is the contracting activity.

U.S. Army Modifies Smiths Detection Contract

August 31, 2011
By George Seffers

Smiths Detection, Edgewood, Maryland, was awarded an $8,559,840 firm-fixed-price contract modification to procure 1,440 joint chemical agent detectors and 1,400 communication adapter kits. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

Lockheed Martin to Provide Cobra Target Sight Systems

August 31, 2011
By George Seffers

Lockheed Martin Corporation Missiles and Fire Control, Orlando, Florida, is being awarded a nearly $50 million firm-fixed-price contract for procurement of 18 AN/AAQ-30 target sight systems (TSS) that will be integrated into the AH-1Z Cobra attack helicopter. This integration is part of the USMC H-1 upgrade program to remanufacture legacy aircraft with state of the art designs incorporated into the existing fleet of AH-1Ws, converting them to AH-1Zs. The TSS provides target identification and tracking, passive targeting for integrated weapons, including Hellfire missiles, and a laser designation capability supporting friendly laser-guided weapons. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division, Crane, Indiana, is the contracting activity.

Unified Business to Serve Army G-6

August 31, 2011
By George Seffers

Unified Business Technologies, Troy, Michigan, was awarded a $42 million firm-fixed-price level-of-effort contract for information technology services for the Corporate Information Office/G-6. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Warren, Michigan, is the contracting activity.

Quantum Dynamics to Support National Guard

August 31, 2011
By George Seffers

Quantum Dynamics Incorporated, McLean, Virginia, was awarded a $10 million firm-fixed-price contract. The award will provide for the information technology services to the U.S. National Guard nationwide. The National Guard Bureau, Lansing, Michigan, is the contracting activity.

Northrop to Provide Fire Scout Logistics Support

August 31, 2011
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, San Diego, California, is being awarded a $10,474,708 cost plus fixed fee contract for logistics in support of the Vertical Takeoff and Landing Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (VTUAV) MQ-8B Fire Scout system. Logistic support services includes: logistics management, maintenance support, supply support, air vehicle transportation, training services, logistics management information, technical data updates, flight operations and deployment support. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

Cool App-titude: S.O.S. by American Red Cross

August 30, 2011
By Rachel Eisenhower

Quickly respond to common emergency situations with the free S.O.S. app for Android from the American Red Cross and Dr. Oz. Developed by Sharecare Incorporated, the app features step-by-step video instructions with voice commands from Dr. Oz to help you handle problems as they arise. Simply follow the demonstrations and commands to confidently respond and save lives.

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