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BAE Wins UK Royal Navy Ship Development Contract

November 25, 2009
By Henry Kenyon

The United Kingdom's Ministry of Defence has awarded BAE Systems a 3.5 million pound contract to reduce the risk in the Royal Navy's Future Surface Combatant (FSC) program by allowing the joint project team to  develop a better view of costs, schedules and design at an earlier stage than previous programs.

American Systems Wins Army Materiel Command Contract

November 25, 2009
By Henry Kenyon

American Systems has been awarded a $42 million contract to provide life-cycle systems engineering and operations support for the U.S. Army's Materiel Command's Synchronized Predeployment and Operational Tracker (SPOT) program.

Alion Wins Contract To Digitize Defense Department Documents

November 25, 2009
By Henry Kenyon

The U.S. Defense Department has awarded Alion Science and Technology a $6 million contract to digitize nearly 110,000 paper documents for the Defense Technical Information Center's Total Electronic Migration System (TEMS). Under the three-year agreement, the company will scan scientific and technical data from the libraries of the Weapon System Technology Information Analysis Center and the Advanced Materials, Manufacturing and Testing Information Analysis Center into electronic documents and make them available through TEMS.

Operation Chefs Unite

November 25, 2009
By Rita Boland

All that running is bound to make a person hungry. Operation Chefs Unite aims to fill up military members traveling through the Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta. The Greater Atlanta Chapter of the American Culinary Federation formed Operation Chefs Unite and partnered with the USO to provide meals to the troops to show support for what the warfighters do for the country.

Multiband Radios Make Their Debut

November 25, 2009
By Katie Packard

Beginning this month, 14 government agencies across the U.S. are part of a pilot program testing a new multiband radio that enables first responders to talk to each other across frequency bands.

The Cellular Battlefield: You CAN Hear Me Now

November 24, 2009
By Beverly Schaeffer

Cell phones now take their place on the battlefield, thanks to a new system that lets warfighters stay successfully and securely connected.

Cool App-titude: Redbox Promos

November 24, 2009
By Katie Packard

Who doesn't enjoy watching movies from the comfort of their own home? Thanks to the "Redbox Free Rental Promo Codes" iPhone app, cinephiles can enjoy movies at home at a discount--just in time for the holiday weekend.

Northrop Grumman Wins Air Force Base Defense Security System Contract

November 20, 2009
By Henry Kenyon

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation an $8 million contract for the Integrated Base Defense Security System which will provide continued support for the acquisition and maintenance of force protection systems, equipment and system requirements.

ESN Awarded Air Force IT Support Contract

November 20, 2009
By Henry Kenyon

Engineering Services Network, Inc. (ESN), has been awarded a $47 million contract by the U.S. Air Force to provide information technology consolidated service supporting the 75th Air Base Wing, Hill Air Force Base.

Northrop Grumman To Build Additional Global Hawk UAVs for U.S. Air Force

November 20, 2009
By Henry Kenyon

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation a $302.9 million contract for five RQ-4 Global Hawk high-altitude, long-endurance unmanned aircraft systems. Under the production contract, the company will build two Block 30 systems and three Block 40 systems for 303rd Aeronautical Systems Group at Wright Patterson Air Force Base.

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