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BAE to Provide Autonomous Surveillance-Imaging System

August 3, 2011
By George Seffers

BAE Systems, Nashua, New Hampshire, is being awarded a $9 million firm-fixed-price contract for one Autonomous Real-Time Ground Ubiquitous Surveillance-Imaging System with options for two additional systems. The Air Force Materiel Command, Aeronautical Systems Center, 645th Aeronautical Systems Group, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.

AAI Receives Shadow System Support Funds

August 3, 2011
By George Seffers

AAI Corporation, Hunt Valley, Maryland, was awarded a more than $18 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the engineering services in support of the Shadow 200 unmanned aircraft system. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.

Syracuse Research Supports Counter-Mortar Radar

August 3, 2011
By George Seffers

Syracuse Research Corporation, North Syracuse, New York, was awarded a more than $6 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the improvement services in support of the lightweight counter-mortar radar units. The U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command, Contracting Center, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

Toyon Research to Provide Electronic Warfare Antennas

August 3, 2011
By George Seffers

Toyon Research Corporation, Goleta, California, is being awarded about $12 million for the procurement of various antennas and ancillary parts, which are integrated into communication jamming pods and electronic warfare laboratories, spares, and the incidental engineering required to fabricate, modify and/or maintain the antenna and feed assemblies. The Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Center, China Lake, California, is the contracting activity.

Programs at Work for Wounded Warriors

August 3, 2011
By Rachel Eisenhower

An agreement between the two largest civilian employers in the Defense Department expands hiring programs for disabled veterans.

Cool App-titude: Dragon Dictation

August 2, 2011
By Rachel Eisenhower

Speak and instantly see your words transcribed into text or email messages. These voice recognition programs create messages five times faster than typing on a keyboard.

Defense Department Faces Cyber Strategy Gaps

August 1, 2011
By Rachel Eisenhower

The U.S. Defense Department faces many hurdles in its effort to protect and defend government computer networks. According to an unclassified version of a previously issued classified report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), several cyberspace capability gaps exist.

DARPA Funds Advanced Gyroscope

August 1, 2011
By George Seffers

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is providing about $7 million to Honeywell, Minneapolis, Minnesota, to design, develop, and deliver a demonstration of a gyroscope with a goal capability of absolute reference navigation in a compact, four diameter optically integrated gyro-head.

EDO to Supply Radar Signal Simulators

August 1, 2011
By George Seffers

EDO Communications and Countermeasures Systems Incorporated, Thousand Oaks, California, is being awarded a more than $6 million firm-fixed-price contract to supply 56 high-power radar signal simulators. Warner Robins Air Logistics Center, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, is the contracting activity.

Northrop Grumman to Develop Electronic Attack Technology

August 1, 2011
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, Bethpage, New York, is being awarded a nearly $55 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the engineering, technical and programmatic support services for development of products within the Airborne Electronic Attack Integrated Product Team. Products include, EA-6B operational flight software, EA-6B unique planning component, and EA-18G operational flight software. The U.S. Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division, Port Mugu, California, is the contracting activity.

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