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NASA Modifies Spectrum Management Contract

June 22, 2011
By George Seffers

NASA has modified a letter contract with ASRC Research and Technology Solutions of Greenbelt, Maryland, for Spectrum Management, Engineering Services and Programmatic Resource Management Support. This contract has a base value of about $36 million with a maximum task order value of an additional $10 million. ASRC will perform required technical support and engineering studies in support of NASA's requirements for spectrum allocations and assignments and support the coordination of national and international spectrum management organizations related to the agency's mission needs, as well as its support of the U.S. commercial space communications industry.

APIC to Develop Optical Clock

June 22, 2011
By George Seffers

APIC Corporation, Los Angeles, California, recently announced the award of an optical clock development contract through a small business technology transfer from U.S. Defense Department and the Air Force Office of Scientific Research.

Webinar June 23: Reduce Cost and Improve Mission Success With Ethernet Encryption

June 21, 2011
By H. Mosher

Join us on June 23 at 1 p.m. for a webinar on how Ethernet encryption over other technologies can help you improve your bottom line while simplifying your network. The requirement for real-time information sharing is driving agencies to eliminate stovepipes and build converged network infrastructures to provide a common operating environment. Agencies are faced with a decision on which network architectures to deploy that will allow them to carry data over wide area networks (WANs) that connect regional commands, domestic and international facilities, data centers, and disaster recovery sites. Aligning encryption capabilities with the transport technology can provide substantial benefits to the organization.

Cool App-titude: Mobli

June 21, 2011
By Rachel Eisenhower

Ditch your video and digital cameras in favor of the free Mobli app for iPhone. The program allows you to instantly upload images and movies to specific channels to share them with friends and family.

ITT to Deliver Radar System to Oman Royal Air Force

June 20, 2011
By George Seffers

ITT Corporation, Van Nuys, California, is being awarded a nearly $12 million contract for testing, delivery, and installation of one airport surveillance radar/monopulse secondary surveillance radar (ASR/MSSR) system for the Royal Air Force of Oman with a mode 4 capability for terminal surveillance of aircraft in support of air traffic control mission requirements at Masirah Air Base in Oman and enhancements of the ASR/MSSR system located at Thumrait Air Base in Oman. Electronic Systems Center, Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts, is the contracting activity.

BAE Supports Special Communications Requirements

June 20, 2011
By George Seffers

BAE Systems Technology Solutions and Services Incorporated, Rockville, Maryland, is being awarded an approximate $33 million contract modification to exercise an option for engineering and technical services and supplies for the design, development, integration, test and evaluation, maintenance and logistics support of communication-electronic platform, equipment, systems and subsystems in support of the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division's Special Communications Requirements Division. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, St. Inigoes, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

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