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Raytheon to Develop Triple Target Terminator

October 26, 2010
By George Seffers

Raytheon Company recently received a $21 million contract for the Triple Target Terminator (T3) program, which will develop a high-speed, long-range missile that can engage air, cruise missile, and air defense targets. T3 would be carried internally on stealth aircraft or externally on fighters, bombers and unmanned aircraft. T3 would allow any aircraft to rapidly switch between air-to-air and air-to-surface capabilities. T3's speed, maneuverability, and network-centric capabilities would significantly improve U.S. aircraft survivability and increase the number and variety of targets that could be destroyed on each sortie. The enabling technologies are: propulsion, multi-mode seekers, data links, digital guidance and control and advanced warheads. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is the contracting activity.

General Dynamics to Provide Networks to U.S. Marines

October 26, 2010
By George Seffers

General Dynamics Information Technology, Needham, Massachusetts, is being awarded a $9 million task order MU30 under the U.S. Air Force network-centric solutions contract for dense wave division multiplexing transport networks. The Marine Corps Systems Command, Camp Pendleton, California, is the contracting activity.

Logos Technologies to Produce Prototype Surveillance Systems

October 26, 2010
By George Seffers

Logos Technologies, Arlington, Virginia, is being awarded a $9 million contract modification to develop and produce four prototype 59-mega-pixel persistent surveillance systems for field user evaluation. The Lightweight Expeditionary Airborne Persistent Surveillance System is a lightweight expeditionary airborne persistent imagery surveillance system. The Office of Naval Research Laboratory, Arlington, is the contracting activity.

Nicholas Assigned to NSA Signals Intel Directorate

October 26, 2010
By Beverly Schaeffer

Maj. Gen. Theodore C. Nicholas, USA, has been assigned as deputy director, Signals Intelligence Directorate, National Security Agency, Fort Meade, Maryland.

Takai To Take DOD CIO Position

October 26, 2010
By Henry Kenyon

Teri Takai has been assigned as chief information officer, U.S. Defense Department, Washington, D.C.

Cool App-titude: A Story Before Bed

October 26, 2010
By Rachel Eisenhower

Military personnel serving overseas can record a bedtime story and send it to their children for free thanks to an iPhone app called A Story Before Bed. The program offers 100,000 free recordings to help troops connect with loved ones back home.

AR Modular RF Taps Kovatch for Development Engineering

October 25, 2010
By Henry Kenyon

Jason Kovatch has joined AR Modular RF, Bothell, Washington, as a development engineer.

Rock Assigned to CENTCOM/ACC Posts

October 25, 2010
By Beverly Schaeffer

Brig. Gen. Anthony J. Rock, USAF, has been assigned as director, Iraq Training and Advisory Mission-Air Force, U.S. Forces-Iraq, U.S. Central Command, and commander, 321st Air Expeditionary Wing, Air Combat Command, Baghdad, Iraq.

TeleCommunications Systems to Provide 3-Dimensional Mapping Technology

October 22, 2010
By George Seffers

TeleCommunication Systems Incorporated recently announced that it has been awarded a new order with a ceiling value of more than $9 million to provide 3-dimensional terrain mapping software and database models as well as training and exercises to the U.S. Army. The order is funded by the Program Executive Office Aviation and relates to the continued supply of equipment to the Unmanned Aerial System Project Office and the Small Unmmanned Aerial Vehicle Product Office. This award was made under the Army's $5 billion World-Wide Satellite Systems contract vehicle in support of the Project Manager for the Warfighter Information Network-Tactical.

DLT Solutions Receives Database License and Support Contract

October 22, 2010
By George Seffers

DLT Solutions, Herndon, Virginia, is being awarded a contract valued at more than $6 million for database software licenses and technical support for the Office of Naval Intelligence. The Naval Inventory Control Point, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvannia, is the contracting activity.

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