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Homefront Help: Navy MWR Cabins and RV Parks

June 23, 2011
By Rita Boland
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Members of the military community interested in outdoor recreation will enjoy the U.S. Navy's Moral, Welfare and Recreation site. It lists Navy campgrounds in many states around the country, including Hawaii, as well as in Italy and Japan.

SAIC to Research Insider Threat Detection Sensors

June 22, 2011
By George Seffers

Science Applications International Corporation, McLean, Virginia, was recently awarded an approximate $9 million contract for research in the detection of insider threats based on sensor data from routine activities of members of a group, and possibly social networks. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Durham, North Carolina, is the contracting activity.

Lockheed Martin Receives $758 Million for Hardware on Submarines

June 22, 2011
By George Seffers

Lockheed Martin, Mission Systems and Sensors, Eagan, Minnesota, is being awarded about $758 million for the design, production, installation and support of technical insertion-12 and technical insertion-14 hardware which includes display, workstation, processors and network systems used in mission critical and mission essential host systems currently installed on Navy submarines. The Program Executive Office Submarine Technology Insertion Hardware architecture will provide a modular framework of processors and display computer resources consisting of consoles, card cages, high resolution monitors, large-screen displays, and associated peripherals. The hardware equipment will interface with local area networks and use a combination of commercial and Navy interface standards. The Naval Undersea Warfare Center, Keyport, Washington, is the contracting activity.

Germany and France Extend Tiger Simulator Contract

June 22, 2011
By George Seffers

The contract for the Tiger Aircrew Training Means (TATM) has been extended by the Organisation for Joint Armament Cooperation (OCCAR 1) representing Germany and France. The four-year extension of the initial support contract which began in November 2006, will ensure the continued support and integrated services for the 26 Tiger helicopter simulators and associated devices located in four sites across France and Germany. The support activities within the contract include the daily servicing of the Tiger Aircrew Training Means, ensuring that the simulators are in the appropriate training configuration, and maintaining the simulators for effective operational use by the instructors.

Lockheed Martin to Modernize Long-Range Radars

June 22, 2011
By George Seffers

Lockheed Martin Corporation, MS2 Radar Systems, Liverpool, New York, is being awarded more than $16 million for modernization of 29 AN/FPS-117 long-range radars via the essential parts replacement program to extend the lifecycle and maintain current system coverage until 2025. Ogden Air Logistics Center, Hill Air Force Base, Utah, is the contracting activity.

Northrop Grumman to Design Weapon System Processor

June 22, 2011
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems, Clearfield, Utah, is being awarded an approximate $11 million contract modification to design and test weapon system processor (WSP) hardware and software changes that preclude generation of a continuous signal on the command transmit lines. The company also will design and develope material change to the WSP to ensure circuit cards are correctly installed and remain fully seated during transportation and when installed in the Launch Control Center operational and training environment. The U.S. Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center, Hill Air Force Base, Utah, is the contracting activity.

Online Supply Store Contract Modified

June 22, 2011
By George Seffers

Newbegin Enterprises Incorporated, Johnson City, Tennessee, is being awarded an $11 million contract modification for an Internet-based contractor operated parts store, which will provide a venue for personnel in the southwest Asia area of operations to purchase vehicle parts. The 20th Contracting Squadron, Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, is the contracting activity.

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