GE Aviation Systems LLC, Grand Rapids, Michigan, is being awarded approximately $46 million for advanced data transfer equipment for F-16 aircraft. Aeronautical Systems Center, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.
Telos Corporation was recently awarded a more than $3 million task order by the U.S. Air Force's Electronic Systems Center Cyber Integration Division at Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts. The company will modernize the Air Force Information Transport System Increment 2 Aruba Operating Systems and Juniper Authentication System at 57 bases around the world, including hardware, software and services. The award was competed and awarded through the Network Centric Solutions (NETCENTS) contract vehicle.
General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems, Fairfax, Virginia has been awarded a more than $4 million task order to provide airborne advanced geospatial intelligence battlespace awareness support to the U.S. Air Force's National Air and Space Intelligence Center (NASIC). General Dynamics will directly support national priorities, including overseas operations and missile defense, by providing hyper-spectral and multi-spectral imagery production and analysis, data processing and analysis, analytic support, publishing and distribution, and training. NASIC serves as the national and U.S. Defense Department executive agent for the processing, exploitation, analysis, integration and dissemination of measurement and signature intelligence data collected from radar, electro-optical and infrared technical sensors. It prepares signatures of threat targets, develops analytical tools for technical analysis and provides these techniques for the fusion of data in direct support of operational missions.
Capt. William E. Leigher, USN, has been selected for promotion to rear admiral and assignment as director of concepts, strategies and integration for information dominance, N-2/N-6F, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, D.C.
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.