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Homefront Help: Sea Service Leadership Association

December 23, 2010
By Rita Boland

This nonprofit, nonpolitical organization is dedicated to providing professional development to women in all three of the U.S. maritime armed forces-the Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard. Established in 1978, the Sea Service Leadership Association (SSLA) offers networking, education and mentorship opportunities.

Air Force Research Laboratory Awards Contract to Dayton Research Institute

December 22, 2010
By George Seffers

The University of Dayton Research Institute, Dayton, Ohio, was awarded a $35 million contract for the Meteor program, which will include research and development for Air Force electronic and optical applications for the Survivability and Sensor Materials Division. Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.

Weston to Perform Work for Regional Data Acquisition Center in Hawaii

December 22, 2010
By George Seffers

Weston Solutions Incorporated, San Antonio, Texas, is being awarded a $10 million task order for installation of advanced metering infrastructure meters and supporting communication infrastructure for Navy Region Hawaii installations: Camp Smith; West Loch, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam; Lualualei; Naval Computer and Telecommunications Area Master Station; and associated work at Pacific Missile Range Facility. The objective is to have one regional data acquisition system located at Building 166, Pearl Harbor. The Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Hawaii, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, is the contracting activity.

Cardenas To Direct C4 & Information Programs

December 22, 2010
By Beverly Schaeffer

Manuel A. Cardenas has been assigned director, C4 and Information Programs Division, Cost Assessment and Program Evaluation, Washington, D.C.

Naval Forces Division Taps Koucheravy for Program Evaluation Post

December 22, 2010
By Beverly Schaeffer

Edward R. Koucheravy has been assigned director, Naval Forces Division, Cost Assessment and Program Evaluation, Washington, D.C.

Applied Research to Provide Injury Modeling Tools

December 21, 2010
By George Seffers

Applied Research Associates Incorporated, Albuquerque, New Mexico, was recently awarded a potential $11 million contract for requirements analysis for human injury and treatment modeling tools. The contractor will determine the requirements and identify scenarios for use in demonstrating a computer modeling tool for predicting human injury incapacitation, and medical response requirements associated with blast attacks in shipboard environments. The Office of Naval Research, Arlington, Virginia, is the contracting activity.

3 Phoenix to Provide Submarine and Surface Ship Information Technology

December 21, 2010
By George Seffers

3 Phoenix Incorporated, Fairfax, Virginia, is being awarded a $14 million modification to previously awarded contract to provide engineering services to support software development, procurement of commercial off-the-shelf products, and hardware/software integration in support of Navy submarine and surface ship systems. This effort is for Phase III of a Small Business Innovative Research topic, "Real-time Data Fusion and Visualization Interface for Environmental Research Data." These services will be rendered as needed to support the Navy's initiative to maintain the pace of performance improvement through judicious use of lower power electronics, advanced algorithm design, and innovative applications of open software and hardware. This requirement includes system engineering, architecture design, software engineering, prototyping, integration, and test activities. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.

Four Firms Share $96 Million Wireless Service Contract from U.S. Navy

December 21, 2010
By George Seffers

AT&T Mobility Limited Liability Corporation, Hanover, Maryland; Sprint-Nextel, Reston, Virginia; T-Mobile USA Incorporated, Bellevue, Washington; and Verizon Wireless, Laurel, Maryland, are each being awarded a multiple award task order contract to provide wireless service and devices to the Navy. The maximum dollar value, including the base period and one six-month option period, for all four contracts combined is $96 million. These four contractors may compete for task orders under the terms and conditions of the awarded contract. The Fleet and Industrial Supply Center, San Diego, California, is the contracting activity.

Woolpert to Investigate Improved Data Collection Rates

December 21, 2010
By George Seffers

Woolpert Incorporated, Dayton, Ohio, was recently awarded a nearly $15 million contract to provide for the investigation of capability enhancements, including higher-flying platforms, improved imagery resolution and accuracy, improved processing and sensor payloads for improved collection rates. Work is to be performed in Arlington and Alexandria, Virginia, and in Afghanistan. The U.S. Army Geospatial Center, Contracting Office, Alexandria, is the contracting activity.

Lockheed Martin Receives Apache Sensors Support Contract

December 21, 2010
By George Seffers

Lockheed Martin Corporation, Orlando, Florida, recently received a more than $48 million contract to provide logistical support for the AH-64 Apache modernized and legacy target acquisition designation sight assembly and pilot night vision sensor assembly system. This includes repair and maintenance of line replaceable units and line replaceable modules to support the Apache's sensors flying hours program. The U.S. Army Aviation & Missile Command Contracting Center, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.

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