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L-3 to Support Blue Devil 2 Airship

August 17, 2011
By George Seffers

L-3 Communications Integrated Systems, Greenville, Texas, is being awarded a $12 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to provide integration and test support for the Blue Devil 2 airship. Aeronautical Systems Group, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.

MEI to Provide Wargaming Support and Simulation Systems

August 17, 2011
By George Seffers

MEI Technologies Incorporated, Houston, Texas, is being awarded a cost-reimbursable and cost-plus-fixed-fee contract worth about $7 million to provide research and development for war gaming efforts to include development of weapon simulators, environments, and coordination of large, multi-agency war games in support of advancing the state of the art in technology development and advancement of war gaming scenarios. In addition, all necessary materials to include any hardware, facilities, supplies, travel, labor, supplies, and services to perform war gaming. Air Force Research Laboratory, Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, is the contracting activity.

FLIR to Support Ground Based Operations Surveillance System

August 17, 2011
By George Seffers

FLIR Systems Incorporated, Wilsonville, Oregon, is being awarded a more than $9 million firm-fixed-price, basic ordering agreement for gyro-stabilized long-range thermal imaging sensor systems and pan-and-tilt long-range thermal imaging sensor systems, spare parts, upgrades and repairs in support of the Ground Based Operations Surveillance System. The gyro-stabilized long-range thermal imaging sensor system is a long-range, zoom, color charged-coupled device, daylight camera and thermal mid-wave infrared imager, multi-sensor target acquisition, laser range finder, digital magnetic compass and target geo-location device stabilized gimbal assembly. The pan-and-tilt long-range thermal imaging sensor system is a long-range, large format, zoom, color CCD daylight camera and thermal infrared imager, mapping software and laser range finder capable of establishing target geo-location mounted on a pan-tilt assembly. Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division, Crane, Indiana, is the
contracting activity.

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.

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