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L-3 Receives $170 Million Special Operations Command Contract

August 27, 2010
By George Seffers

L-3 Global Communications Solutions Incorporated, Victor, New York, was awarded a contract with a ceiling of $170 million for the integration, configuration, test and sustainment of the Special Operations Forces Deployable Node-Lite (SDN-L) in support of the U.S. Special Operations Command Research, Development and Acquisition Center. The SDN-L will provide the tactical communicator an enhanced operational capability; an increase in bandwidth/data throughput; enhanced security capability; and an overall size and weight reduction as compared to existing legacy systems. U.S. Special Operations Command is the contracting activity.

Lockheed Martin Awarded $155 Million for Sonar System Improvement, Integration

August 27, 2010
By George Seffers

Lockheed Martin Corporation Maritime Systems and Sensors, Manassas, Virginia, was recently awarded a $155 million contract modification for the design and support of the manufacture of hardware for the Acoustic Rapid Commercial-off-the-shelf Insertion (A-RCI) system improvement and integration program. A-RCI is a sonar system that integrates and improves towed array, hull array, sphere array, and other ship sensor processing through rapid insertion of commercial-off-the-shelf-based hardware and software. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington Navy Yard, D.C., is the contracting activity.

Cheek To Direct Army G-1 Personnel Management

August 27, 2010
By Henry Kenyon

Brig. Gen. Gary H. Cheek, USA, has been assigned as director, military personnel management, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-1, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C.

Peters Pegged for USD(AT&L) Position

August 27, 2010
By Henry Kenyon

Paul Peters has been assigned as deputy assistant secretary of defense (supply chain integration), Office of the Undersecretary of Defense (Acquisition, Technology and Logistics), Washington, D.C.

Finding Needles in the Cyberspace Haystack

August 27, 2010
By Beverly Schaeffer

NACMAST aims to broaden the view of the cyberwarfare intelligence base, and Seminole is one solid outcome of these efforts. Read the full article to learn more about this testbed and Seminole's components and operation. Share your views on this IDS architecture's current status and its potential for future success.

SafeNet Taps Dvornicky as Cybersecurity VP

August 26, 2010
By Henry Kenyon

SafeNet Incorporated, Belcamp, Maryland, has named Joe Dvornicky as vice president of cybersecurity.

Long To Direct NGA

August 26, 2010
By Henry Kenyon

Letitia A. Long has been named director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, Maryland.

Homefront Help: Heroes on the Water

August 26, 2010
By Rita Boland

Heroes on the Water serves wounded and disabled active duty, Reserve and Guard troops. The group aims to help injured warfighters recover mentally and physically through the therapeutic qualities of fishing from kayaks.

Raytheon Receives Nearly $47 Million Navy Award

August 25, 2010
By George Seffers

Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems, Sudbury, Massachusetts, is being awarded a $46.8 million modification to a previously awarded contract for the definitization of the production of an AN/SPY-1D(V) transmitter group, MK 99 Mod 8 fire control system and engineering services in support of the DDG 113 Aegis weapons systems ship set. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington Navy Yard, D.C., is the contracting activity.

SAIC Receives $19 Million U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory Contract

August 25, 2010
By George Seffers

Science Applications International Corporation, McLean, Virginia, was awarded a $19 million contract to develop and demonstrate new technology that provides comprehensive, automated techniques to allow end users to safely execute new software of uncertain provenance. Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.

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