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Cool App-titude: Divide

March 1, 2011
By Rachel Eisenhower

Work hard-play hard. The new Divide app lets you integrate your work life and personal life in one smart phone.

Boeing wins Air Force tanker contract

February 25, 2011
By H. Mosher

The Boeing Co. has won a $35 billion contract to replace the U.S. Air Force's aging KC-135 aerial tanker fleet. Boeing will first receive $3.5 billion for engineering, manufacturing and development and 4 initial planes. The contract is for 179 of the new KC-46A tankers, with the first 18 to delivered by 2017; if the Air Force orders more, the amount of the contract award could range up toward $100 billion. The hotly contested contract has been in the works for nearly a decade; rival European Aeronautic Defence and Space Co. (EADS) may appeal the award.

Advances Keep Health Care Tabs on Troops

February 25, 2011
By Beverly Schaeffer

Military and industry are teaming to enhance the safety, health and psychological welfare of modern-day troops. With new-age monitoring systems and technology, warfighter needs are met when they're needed, where they're needed.

URS Corporation Taps Bachmann as C4ISR VP

February 25, 2011
By Henry Kenyon

URS Corporation, Germantown, Maryland, has named Rear Adm. Michael C. Bachmann, USN (Ret.), vice president of command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance for Federal Services.

U.S. Needs Deterrence Strategy in Cyberspace

February 23, 2011
By George Seffers

Creating a national strategy for deterring cyber attacks faces difficult challenges, according to Gen. Keith Alexander, USA, U.S. Cyber Command commander and director of the National Security Agency.

Webinar: How to Deliver More Bits Per Hertz Per Dollar

February 22, 2011
By H. Mosher

Join us March 10, 2011 at 12 noon as SIGNAL Editor-in-Chief Robert K. Ackerman talks with Alan Henderson, Vice President of Engineering, Globecomm Network Services Corp. about balancing mission priorities with bandwidth allocations for IP-based, hybrid terrestrial-satellite networks.

Cool App-titude: Instapaper

February 22, 2011
By Rachel Eisenhower

Save interesting articles on your computer and read them later on your iPhone, even if you don't have Internet access.

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