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Czechs Find Balances in Electronic Security

June 17, 2011
By Beverly Schaeffer

A Czech Republic company has melded eSecurity with simpler, more streamlined eAccess, making cyberspace communications both safer and more efficient.

Homefront Help: Armed Forces Vacation Club

June 16, 2011
By Rita Boland
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This special travel organization offers service members and other U.S. Defense Department personnel a chance to enjoy vacations for discount prices at more than 3,500 time share properties in approximately 80 countries.

DRS to Meet Urgent Need for Battle Command Systems

June 15, 2011
By George Seffers

DRS Tactical Systems Incorporated, Melbourne, Florida, was recently awarded an $85 million contract modification for the procurement of urgent and bridging quantities for Force XXI Battle Command Brigade and Below computer systems. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

Extremely High Frequency Development Contract Modified

June 15, 2011
By George Seffers

Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company, Sunnyvale, California, is being awarded a more than $17 million contract modification to extend the capabilities insertion study in the existing Advanced Extremely High Frequency Systems Development and Demonstration Program. This extension includes support for capability/requirements tradeoffs for systems, technology assessments, development of design alternatives, risk assessments, and cost and schedule analysis for development and production of enhancements to be integrated with the current program. Space and Missile Systems Center, El Segundo, California, is the contracting activity.

Lex Products to Support Mobile Electric Power System

June 15, 2011
By George Seffers

Lex Products Corporation, Shelton, Connecticut, is being awarded an approximate $8 million call number under a blanket purchase agreement for the procurement of Mobile Electric Power Distribution System replacement components in support of the Program Manager, Expeditionary Power Systems. The Marine Corps Systems Command, Quantico, Virginia, is the contracting activity.

ITT to Provide Pilot Night Vision System

June 15, 2011
By George Seffers

ITT Corporation, Roanoke, Virginia, is being awarded about $36 million for AN/AVS-9, night vision image intensifier sets. The AN/AVS-9 system is a night vision system consisting of a binocular imaging assembly, a helmet mount, a low profile power pack, a carrying case, and ancillary equipment. The AN/AVS-9 is used by U.S. Navy and Marine Corps helicopters as a pilot's visual aid during night operations, low-level, and nape-of-the-earth flight. This system also provides imagery required for takeoff, landing, and hover as well as en-route flight. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane, Indiana, is the contracting activity.

Online Parts Store to Supply Troops in Southwest Asia

June 15, 2011
By George Seffers

Newbegin Enterprises Incorporated, Johnson City, Tennessee, is being awarded a $75 million maximum contract for an Internet-based, contractor-operated parts store, which will provide a venue for personnel in the Southwest Asia area of operations to purchase vehicle parts. The government shall require contractor delivery of specific products by issuance of delivery orders. The 20th Contracting Squadron, Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, is the contracting activity.

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