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"Just" Semantics? Navy Aims To Put Data in Context

December 17, 2010
By Beverly Schaeffer

The semantic Web's ultimate objective is to endow everyone with the capacity to compile, assess and exploit data for decision making. The Navy's IDC is working toward this goal with the belief that only a semantic approach-where the computer network relates data to its local situation-can deliver that outcome. Agree or disagree? Share you input here.

Homefront Help: Operation Mend

December 16, 2010
By Rita Boland

Military members injured in combat who need reconstructive limb or face surgery, or help overcoming post-traumatic stress disorder, can take advantage of Operation Mend's treatment and follow-up support to find the care they need.

Bartlett Joins Vulcan Flex Circuit Corporation as GM

December 16, 2010
By Henry Kenyon

Greg Bartlett has joined Vulcan Flex Circuit Corporation, a division of  Vulcan Electric Company, Londonberry, New Hampshire, as general manager.

SRA Appoints Davis Business Development VP, NSS

December 16, 2010
By Henry Kenyon

SRA International Incorporated, Fairfax, Virginia, has appointed Robert Davis vice president, business development, National Security Sector.

Murray To Lead a Hughes Defense & Intel Division

December 16, 2010
By Henry Kenyon

Allen Murray has been appointed senior director, national systems, at Hughes Network Systems LLC's Defense and Intelligence Systems Division, Germantown, Maryland.

EADS to Provide Airborne Communications Systems

December 15, 2010
By George Seffers

EADS North American Defense, Arlington, Virginia, was awarded a nearly $10 million contract to provide for the retrofitting of 28 ARC-231 airborne communication systems. The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command, Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.

Lockheed Receives $1 Billion Satellite Contract Modification

December 15, 2010
By George Seffers

Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company, Sunnyvale, California, was awarded a $1 billion contract modification to provide for the production of the fourth Advanced Extremely High Frequency Satellite Vehicle 4 (SV4). In addition to delivery of the space vehicle, this effort includes SV4 unique systems engineering; system level factory test; system database management functions; systems level support equipment; and program management. Los Angeles Air Force Base, California, is the contracting activity.

Raytheon Receives Common Cryptologic Solution Contract

December 15, 2010
By George Seffers

Raytheon Company, Fort Wayne, Indiana, was awarded a $31 million contract for one common cryptologic solution for Air Force, Army and Navy radios. U.S. Air Force Electronic Systems Command, San Antonio, Texas, is the contracting activity.

Northrop Grumman to Provide Communications Node for Contingency Operations

December 15, 2010
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Space and Mission Systems Incorporated, San Diego, California, was awarded a $74 million contract modification to provide for rapid fielding of expanded Battlefield Airborne Communications Node capability in support of overseas contingency operations. It executes an option for continued maintenance and support of the payload installed in two of three modified BD-700 Global Express aircraft leased from March 2011 through October 2011. Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts, is the contracting activity.

ChemImage to Provide Homemade Explosive Detection System

December 15, 2010
By George Seffers

Chemlmage Bio Threat Limited Liability Company, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, was recently awarded $17 million to fill an urgent need for a homemade explosive detection capability in support of force protection. The contract will provide for the fabrication and delivery of five complete LightGuard systems, two additional sensors, a recommended concept of operations, risk reduction tests, support of development tests and support of the in-theater early user test over a 12-month period. The U.S. Army Space & Missile Defense Command, Huntsville, Alabama, is the contracting activity.

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