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CANES Enables Seamless Sailor Access, Movement

April 15, 2011
By Beverly Schaeffer

Laptop computer users access Wifi at a local cafe, or drive through a tollbooth without stopping to pay, thanks to established seamless connectivity. The U.S. Navy's CANES network aims to equip sailors with similar but secure capabilities, enhancing overall efficiency in their daily operations.

General Dynamics Award Calls for Supporting MDA Ballistic Missile Defense

April 14, 2011
By Henry Kenyon

General Dynamics Information Technology, Fairfax, Virginia, has received a contract award from the Missile Defense Agency's Engineering and Support Services program to provide infrastructure and deployment services in support of the Ballistic Missile Defense System. The five-year, multiple-award, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract has a $565 million ceiling value for all awardees; the contract has no initial award value.

Saab Training USA To Produce Interim Range System for PEO STRI

April 14, 2011
By Henry Kenyon

The U.S. Army Program Executive Office of Simulation, Training and Instrumentation has awarded a contract with a potential value of $41 million to Saab Training USA, Orlando, Florida, for the Live Training Transformation Interim Range System. The contract has two option years and calls for Saab to produce and field up to seven range systems during the next three years.

ManTech To Provide Test & Evaluation Services to OSD

April 14, 2011
By Henry Kenyon

ManTech International Corporation, Fairfax, Virginia, has been awarded a prime contract to provide services for the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Director Developmental Test and Evaluation, to provide engineering and test and evaluation services. The multiple-award, blanket-purchase agreement has one base year and four option years, with a total ceiling value of $190 million for all awardees.

Mission Essential Names Doran, Mason to New Posts

April 14, 2011
By Henry Kenyon

Mission Essential Personnel LLC, Chantilly, Virginia, has named John G. Doran vice president, Language Operations Group, and senior program manager, U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity contract; and Brett S. Mason vice president and senior program manager, Intelligence Services Group.

LCE Receives NSWCCD Contract for Surface Ship Acquisition

April 13, 2011
By Henry Kenyon

The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division, Philadelphia, has awarded a $17.3 million contract to Life Cycle Engineering (LCE), Charleston, South Carolina. Under the terms of the contract, LCE will continue to provide the U.S. Navy with engineering and program management support for surface ship acquisition programs.

Rockwell, L-3 Collaborate to Support Air Force ISR Aircraft

April 13, 2011
By Henry Kenyon

Rockwell Collins, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, has signed a maintenance agreement with L-3 Communications to provide avionics support to the U.S. Air Force Project Liberty Aircraft program, which assists with intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance. The contract calls for Rockwell to maintain 37 Air Force MC-12Ws, which are militarized versions of the Hawker Beechcraft Super King Air 350 and feature the Rockwell Pro Line 21TM Integrated Display System.

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