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DTRA Takes R&D Contract to TASC

April 19, 2011
By Henry Kenyon

The U.S. Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) has let a single-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to TASC Incorporated, Chantilly, Virginia, with a ceiling value of $600 million. Under terms of the five-year contract, TASC will provide advisory and assistance services to DTRA's Research and Development Enterprise, with a focus on new and mature nonproliferation technologies.

L-3 Link Tactical Trainers Support U.S. Army

April 19, 2011
By Henry Kenyon

L-3 Link has been awarded a five-year contract for the U.S. Army's Aviation Combined Arms Tactical Trainer (AVCATT) Post Deployment Software Support program. Under the contract, the company will oversee all changes to AVCATT trainer hardware and software. The Army currently has fielded 23 AVCATT suites at bases around the world.

Joint Strategic Contract Blends, Enhances Imagery Database

April 18, 2011
By Henry Kenyon

GeoEye Incorporated, Herndon, Virginia, and Esri, Redlands, California, have signed a strategic contract to license a large amount of GeoEye's high-resolution IKONOS archive imagery. Esri will blend the highly accurate imagery with its current imagery data from multiple sensors to produce a global, static cache map layer. The company expects to complete the project in early 2012.

CANES Enables Seamless Sailor Access, Movement

April 15, 2011
By Beverly Schaeffer

Laptop computer users access Wifi at a local cafe, or drive through a tollbooth without stopping to pay, thanks to established seamless connectivity. The U.S. Navy's CANES network aims to equip sailors with similar but secure capabilities, enhancing overall efficiency in their daily operations.

General Dynamics Award Calls for Supporting MDA Ballistic Missile Defense

April 14, 2011
By Henry Kenyon

General Dynamics Information Technology, Fairfax, Virginia, has received a contract award from the Missile Defense Agency's Engineering and Support Services program to provide infrastructure and deployment services in support of the Ballistic Missile Defense System. The five-year, multiple-award, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract has a $565 million ceiling value for all awardees; the contract has no initial award value.

Saab Training USA To Produce Interim Range System for PEO STRI

April 14, 2011
By Henry Kenyon

The U.S. Army Program Executive Office of Simulation, Training and Instrumentation has awarded a contract with a potential value of $41 million to Saab Training USA, Orlando, Florida, for the Live Training Transformation Interim Range System. The contract has two option years and calls for Saab to produce and field up to seven range systems during the next three years.

ManTech To Provide Test & Evaluation Services to OSD

April 14, 2011
By Henry Kenyon

ManTech International Corporation, Fairfax, Virginia, has been awarded a prime contract to provide services for the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Director Developmental Test and Evaluation, to provide engineering and test and evaluation services. The multiple-award, blanket-purchase agreement has one base year and four option years, with a total ceiling value of $190 million for all awardees.

Mission Essential Names Doran, Mason to New Posts

April 14, 2011
By Henry Kenyon

Mission Essential Personnel LLC, Chantilly, Virginia, has named John G. Doran vice president, Language Operations Group, and senior program manager, U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity contract; and Brett S. Mason vice president and senior program manager, Intelligence Services Group.

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