Maj. Gen. Michael T. Flynn, USA, has been nominated for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and assignment as assistant director of national intelligence for partner engagement, Office of the Director of National Intelligence, Washington, D.C.
The Boeing Company, Seal Beach, California, is being awarded an approximate $16 million contract modification to the existing Boeing IIF sustainment contract for the Global Positioning System (GPS). This contract action will provide fiscal 2011 funding for four sustainment contract line item numbers, to include sustainment, contractor software maintenance, sustainment engineering, and technical management agency support; and two space vehicle contract line item numbers to include launch operations support and on-orbit operations support. This will also provide funding for continued GPS operational control segment work. Space and Missile Systems Center, El Segundo, California, is the contracting activity
ITT Corporation, Alexandria, Virginia, has been awarded a more than $9 million contract to provide for research and development efforts in the area of modeling, simulation, and analysis for chemical biological smoke and obscurants. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, is the contracting activity.
Imperial Machine and Tool Company, Columbia, New Jersey, was recently awarded a nearly $10 million contract to provide for manufacturing and prototyping in support of various manned and unmanned armament systems. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Picatinny, New Jersey, is the contracting activity.
Four companies-L-3 Stratis, Reston, Virginia; General Dynamics Information Technology, Fairfax, Virginia; Science Applications International Corporation, McLean, Virginia; and Arma Global Corporation, Tampa, Florida-are each being awarded a $362 million contract for special operations forces information technology enterprise contracts specialty services in support of U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM). Each contractor will assist the government in performing the daily operations necessary to facilitate the command's ongoing ability to effectively and efficiently optimize delivery and performance of specialty services to sustain and maintain the command's global enterprise information technology specialty services environment. USSOCOM is the contracting activity.
Two firms-DRS Reconnaissance, Surveillance and Target Acquisition Incorporated, Melbourne, Florida, and L-3 Insight Technology Incorporated, Londonderry, New Hampshire-were each recently awarded contracts to provide a minimum of 150 and a maximum of 32,000 small, tactical, optical, rifle-mounted, micro-laser range finders. DRS received approximately $514 million, L-3 nearly $439 million. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, is the contracting activity.
A Czech Republic company has melded eSecurity with simpler, more streamlined eAccess, making cyberspace communications both safer and more efficient.
Maj. Gen. Stanley E. Clarke III, USAF, has been nominated for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and for assignment as commander, First Air Force (Air Force North) and commander, Continental U.S. North American Aerospace Defense Command Region, Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida.