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Hearing Back From Homefront Hugs

March 24, 2011
By Rita Boland
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AFCEA staff frequently participate in community and troop support activities, and in one such event recently AFCEA provided cards, postage, small gift and prepaid postcards--and a pizza lunch, during which AFCEA staff members hand wrote more than 100 "Get Well Soon" and "Thank You" cards to wounded warriors and the medical personnel who care for them. The prepaid postcard was self addressed to AFCEA so that the warfighters, nurses or doctors could write back if they wanted to.

General Dynamics to Develop Robotic Roller

March 23, 2011
By George Seffers

General Dynamics Robotics Systems, Westminster, Maryland, has been awarded a more than $13 million contract to provide for Phase II of the Joint Improvised Explosive Devices Defeat Organization's program to develop a remotely-operated ground vehicle utilizing a roller to neutralize victim operated improvised explosive devices. The Army Research Office, Research Triangle Park, Durham, North Carolina, is the contracting activity.

Bradleys Supported with Desert Storm Situational Awareness

March 23, 2011
By George Seffers

 

BAE Systems, York, Pennsylvania, has been awarded a more than $47 million for the procurement of Operation Desert Storm situational awareness material to be used to convert vehicles in support of the Bradley Fighting Vehicle. The U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command, Warren, Michigan, is the contracting activity.

Harris Receives More Than $85 Million in Foreign Sales

March 23, 2011
By George Seffers

 

Harris Corporation, Rochester, New York, was recently awarded a more than $85 million contract for the foreign military sales of radio base stations, vehicle mounts and man packs. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

General Atomics to Provide Eight MQ-9 Reaper Aircraft

March 22, 2011
By George Seffers

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Incorporated, Poway, California, is being awarded a $50 million contract modification for six MQ-9 Reaper production aircraft and two MQ-9 Reaper aircraft that will be utilized as ground maintenance devices. Aeronautical Systems Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.

Alliant to Provide Missile Warning System Assemblies

March 22, 2011
By George Seffers

Alliant Techsystems Incorporated, Integrated Systems Division, Clearwater, Florida, is being awarded a $32 million contract modification to exercise an option for up to 1,700 AN/AAR-47 missile warning system weapons replaceable assemblies. These assemblies include 600 A(V)2 and B(V)2 integrated optical sensor convertors; 200 A(V)2 and B(V)2 computer processors; and 100 A(V)2/B(V)2 control indicators. These systems are for installation on Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, other services, and various foreign military helicopters, rotorcraft, and low/slow fixed wing aircraft. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

Critical Solutions Awarded $214 Million for Mine Detection Vehicles in South Africa

March 22, 2011
By George Seffers

Critical Solutions International Incorporated, Carrollton, Texas, was recently awarded a $214 million contract for the procurement of 118 vehicle mounted mine-detection MKK II Type II systems. Work will be performed in Gauteng, South Africa, with an estimated completion date in October, 2012. The U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command, Warren, Michigan, is the contracting activity.

SAIC to Research Health-Related Information Technology Capabilities

March 22, 2011
By George Seffers

Science Applications International Corporation, McLean, Virginia, is being awarded a potential $20 million contract to provide innovative research in the area of web-based approaches for medical and psychological health social networking, care delivery/tele-health, and capabilities that enable revolutionary advances in science, technology or systems. Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific, San Diego, California, is the contracting activity.

Lockheed Martin Awarded Personnel Data System Contract

March 22, 2011
By George Seffers

Lockheed Martin Services Incorporated, Gaithersburg, Maryland, is being awarded a more than $14 million contract providing the civilian personnel management services operational, sustainment, development and maintenance support for the Defense Civilian Personnel Data System program. Using services are Army, Navy, Air Force and federal civilian agencies. The Defense Logistics Agency Services Office, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is the contracting activity.

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