Maj. Gen. Jan-Marc Jouas, USAF, has been nominated for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and assignment as deputy commander, United Nations Command Korea; deputy commander, U.S. Forces Korea; commander, Air Component Command, Republic of Korea/U.S. Combined Forces Command; and commander, Seventh Air Force, Pacific Air Forces, Osan Air Base, Korea.
Robert K. Ackerman and Beverly Cooper will be co-blogging the AFCEA/USNI Joint Warfighting Conference from Virginia Beach next week. Go directly to the coverage at www.afcea.org/signal/signalscape/index.php/subject/joint-warfighting. Follow coverage on Twitter by using the hash tag #jwc11, or visit this link to see the Twitter stream in action.
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The Boeing Company, St. Louis, Missouri, is being awarded a $10 million contract option for the procurement of hardware and support associated with the T-45 Required Avionics Modernization Program. This procurement of 30 T-45 retrofit kits will include one additional spare mission display processor and associated engineering support efforts. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.
Progeny Systems Corporation, Manassas, Virginia, is being awarded a potential $78 million contract to provide engineering services, including research and development, analyzing, design, fabrication and integration of hardware and/or software solutions that collectively provide command and control, communications and intelligence functionality for delivery to Navy submarines. This effort is being awarded under the Small Business Innovative Research Program and is titled Topic No. N96-278, "Technology Infusion Methodology for Commercial Off The Shelf-based systems." The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.
L-3 Communications Corporation, Systems Company, Camden, New Jersey, is being awarded a more than $10 million contract for interim contractor support in the sustainment capability for the key translation element and central advance extremely high frequency key management station. U.S. Air Force Electronic Systems Center, San Antonio, Texas, is the contracting activity.