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DISA Chief Pollett Says "I Need Ideas!"

August 16, 2011
By Max Cacas
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Imagine, if you will, the head of the Defense Department's top IT organization, going from one exhibit hall booth to another at a trade show and saying "I need ideas!" Lt. Gen. Carroll Pollett, USA, said that's just what he did Monday night as the 2011 Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Customer and Industry Forum opened its Technology Showcase at the Baltimore Convention Center.

Rogers Moves to Fleet Cyber Command

August 16, 2011
By Rachel Eisenhower

Rear Adm. Michael S. Rogers, USN, has been nominated for appointment to the rank of vice admiral and assignment as commander, U.S. Fleet Cyber Command, 10th Fleet, Fort Meade, Maryland.

Pelican Products Appoints Three New Directors

August 16, 2011
By Rachel Eisenhower

Pelican Products appointed three new directors to its leadership team: Rich Cusolito and Jeff Wodrich as directors of new segments and John Hanwell as director of new product development for the Advanced Area Lighting Group.

Cool App-titude: Document Scanners

August 16, 2011
By Rachel Eisenhower

Turn your smartphone into a scanner with the Droid Scan Pro app for Android and the DocScanner app for iPhone or Android.

U.S. Navy Buys Joint Strike Fighter Electronic Warfare System

August 15, 2011
By George Seffers

BAE Systems-Electronic Solutions, Nashua, New Hampshire, is being awarded a firm-fixed-price contract potentially valued at nearly $21 million to manufacture JSF-CI-3 countermeasure equipment used for the Joint Strike Fighter Program. JSF-CI-3 is a component of AN/ASQ-239 Electronic Warfare System. The U.S. Naval Supply Systems Command Weapon Systems Support, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, is the contracting activity.

Northrop Grumman Receives Sand Dragon Contract

August 15, 2011
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, Integrated Systems Air Combat Systems, San Diego, California, is being awarded an approximate $26 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract modification for Sand Dragon B. This effort is to develop and deploy an innovative airborne counter-IED capability unmanned aerial system. The Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.

BAH to Support Southern Command's Strategic Planning

August 15, 2011
By George Seffers

Booz Allen Hamilton Incorporated, Herndon, Virginia, is being awarded a nearly $10 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for report, documents and plans to address strategic, planning and operational requirements. In the performance of this task, the Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center (SURVIAC) shall provide research, data collection, and technical analysis to assess U.S. Southern Command's strategic planning process, design metrics to measure theater security objectives, and perform analyses to assess command performance against defined metrics. The location of performance is McLean, Virginia. The Enterprise Sourcing Group, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, is the contracting activity.

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