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Cool App-titude: SCVNGR

May 24, 2011
By Rachel Eisenhower

The SCVNGR app for iPhone and Android challenges users to go to new places and earn points, and its growing client list includes the U.S. Navy.

Army Awards Gray Eagle Logistics Support Contract

May 23, 2011
By George Seffers

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Incorporated, Poway, California, was recently awarded a nearly $9 million contract to provide for the procurement of additional spare hardware support for the MQ-1C Gray Eagle contract logistics support. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.

Webinar: STOP THAT LEAK! Share Your Data with Confidence

May 20, 2011
By Henry Kenyon

Widespread access to sensitive or confidential documents poses serious risks of information disclosure, as was witnessed this year with confidential information ending up in the hands of WikiLeaks. Join us on May 26, 2011, at 1 pm ET for a discussion on how an effective data classification strategy can help government organizations comply with marking standards, reduce data loss and optimize information sharing whether internally or externally.

MBDA Receives Sea Viper Missile Defense System Contract

May 20, 2011
By George Seffers

MBDA has been awarded a £165 million ($268 million) contract to support the Sea Viper area air defence missile system. MBDA will ensure the availability of the complete Sea Viper system for the Type 45 destroyer class for a period of six years. The Project Availability Support Service - Sea Viper (PASS-SV) contract is the first support contract let under the Through Life Enabling Contract signed in April 2010 between the Ministry of Defence and MBDA that established a new partnering approach on complex weapons between both parties.

Navy Modifies EA-6B Flight Simulator Contract

May 20, 2011
By George Seffers

Chesapeake Technology International, California, Maryland, is being awarded a nearly $7 million contract modification to provide additional funding for system engineering services for test support, in-service engineering, fleet introduction, installation and checkout, and data requirements in support of the Improved Capability III EA-6B flight simulator and USQ-113 communication jamming and receiver simulation. The Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division, China Lake, California, is the contracting activity.

Ausgar to Research Information Technology

May 20, 2011
By George Seffers

Ausgar Technologies Incorporated, San Diego, California, was recently awarded more than $10 million to provide command and control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR) information operations and information technology system research. This contract will support the efforts of the Command and Control Technology and Experimentation Division of the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific (SSC Pacific), San Diego, California. SSC Pacific is the contracting activity.

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