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Cool App-titude: Veterans Day

November 9, 2010
By Rachel Eisenhower

A Facebook app from the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) allows supporters to join a virtual Veterans Day march and earn two vets tickets to the Super Bowl.

EDO Receives Modification to Electronic Warfare Contract

November 8, 2010
By George Seffers

EDO Communication and Countermeasures Systems Incorporated, Thousand Oaks, California, is being awarded a $29 million contract modification to exercise options for all material and services to support the system development and demonstration phase through engineering design model for the three capabilities-dismounted, mounted and fixed site-of the Joint Counter Radio-Controlled Improvised Explosive Device Electronic Warfare 3.3 system of systems. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.

TeleCommunication Systems Snags Satellite Communications Deal

November 8, 2010
By George Seffers

TeleCommunication Systems Incorporated, Annapolis, Maryland, was recently awarded a contract for Military Sealift Command's next generation wideband commercial satellite communications infrastructure and service. The contract has a $315 million ceiling price and will replace the command's current Afloat Bandwidth Efficient Satellite Transport commercial satellite communications infrastructure. The Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, is the contracting activity.

Kalan Named NG Legislative Affairs VP

November 8, 2010
By Henry Kenyon

Northrop Grumman Corporation, Arlington, Virginia, has appointed Lesley A. Kalan as vice president of legislative affairs.

Nomellini Appointed to One Source Networks Position

November 8, 2010
By Henry Kenyon

One Source Networks, San Antonio, has appointed Gina Nomellini as chief marketing officer.

Cubic Awarded Simulation Center Support Contract

November 5, 2010
By George Seffers

Cubic Applications Incorporated (CAI) has been awarded a five-year contract with a potential value close to $35 million to provide simulation and network services to support battle simulations and battle command systems for the Joint Multinational Simulation Center (JMSC) located at Grafenwöhr, Germany, and five other European sites. The JMSC is an element of the Joint Multinational Training Command (JMTC), the training command of U.S. Army Europe. The JMTC is the largest training command outside the continental United States. JMTC range and maneuver complexes, simulation centers, classrooms and facilities provide realistic and relevant training to U.S. Army, Joint Service, NATO, and allied units and leaders.

Lockheed to Provide Airborne Mine Countermeasures Testing and Development

November 5, 2010
By George Seffers

Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Sensors, Owego, New York, is being awarded a more than $14 million delivery order against a previously issued basic ordering agreement for non-recurring efforts in support of airborne mine countermeasures testing and systems development. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

CSC to Support U.S. Marine Corps Operating Forces

November 5, 2010
By George Seffers

Computer Science Corporation, Falls Church, Virginia, is being awarded a task order valued at more than $9 million under a previously awarded contract for technical support to the operating forces, a key element of the Marine Corps Systems Command, Marine Corps Tactical Systems Support Activity, support for fielded tactical command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (C4ISR) systems for Marine Corps operating forces. Technical support under this effort includes on-site/on-call support at the Operating Forces Tactical Systems Support Center, on-site technical representation at specified Marine Corps Command organizations worldwide, exercise support based upon the operational schedule of the supported units, and support of contingency operations (e.g., hazardous duty, combat operations, peace-keeping) on a discrete basis. The Marine Corps System Command, Quantico, Virginia, is the contracting activity.

The Systems Group to Support Saudi Arabia AWACS

November 5, 2010
By George Seffers

The Systems Group, LLC, Bonaire, Georgia, was awarded a nearly $8 million contract to provide technical support services to the U.S. Air Force in support of its role to assist the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with programmatic, technical and financial planning for AWACS and other aircraft platforms; command, control, communications, computers and intelligence, and training. Electronic Systems Command, Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts, is the contracting activity.

Purvis Named to AeroMech VP Slot

November 5, 2010
By Henry Kenyon

John Purvis has been named vice president of small tactical unmanned air
systems at AeroMech Engineering, Incorporated, San Luis Obispo, California.

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