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U.S. Army Seeks Intelligent Systems for Humanitarian De-mining System

November 10, 2010
By George Seffers

Applied Research Associates Incorporated, Albuquerque, New Mexico, was recently awarded a contract for more than $9 million to develop and test cost-effective intelligent systems that will address present and future humanitarian de-mining and unexploded ordinance clearance needs. The systems will support operations for mission planning, detection and clearance of landmines and unexploded ordnance so that indigenous citizens can safely reoccupy the land. U.S. Army Communications Electronics Command Contracting Center Washington, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, is the contracting activity.

AAI Corporation Receives $35 Million Shadow Contract Modification

November 10, 2010
By George Seffers

AAI Corporation, Hunt Valley, Maryland, recently received a $35 million contract modification to complete the fiscal 2011 performance-based logistics contract for the Shadow unmanned aircraft system and a service effort for four government-owned, contractor operated teams to operate and maintain the Shadow unmanned aircraft system in support of Operation New Dawn/Operation Enduring Freedom. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.

QinetiQ to Deliver Gunshot Detection Systems

November 10, 2010
By George Seffers

QinetiQ North America, Reston, Virginia, was recently awarded a $38 million contract for 15,000 individual gunshot detection systems. Work is to be performed in Reston, Virginia, with an estimated completion date of July 28, 2013. Research Development & Engineering Command Contracting Center, Aberdeen Division, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

Point One Snags $68 Million Cyber Contract

November 10, 2010
By George Seffers

Point One, Arlington, Virginia, was recently awarded a $68 million contract for cyber analytical information technology services. Work is to be performed in Fort Meade, Maryland, with an estimated completion date of Sept. 29, 2015.Virginia Contracting Activity is the contracting activity.

Jacobs to Support Special Operations Information Technology

November 10, 2010
By George Seffers

Jacobs Technologies Incorporated, Tampa, Florida, is being awarded a $139 million contract for information technology service management in support of U.S. Special Operations Command.  The contractor will provide information technology support services to assist the command's information technology management office with the management of the enterprise networks, data management, distributed computing, specialty services, application management, communications, evolutionary technology insertion and other aspects of the command information enterprise.

BAE Receives $250 Million Contract for Situational Awareness Kits

November 10, 2010
By George Seffers

BAE Systems, York, Pennsylvania, was recently awarded a $250 million cost reimbursement - no fee contract. This requirement will procure Operation Desert Storm Situational Awareness (ODS-SA) long lead material for a total of 247 ODS-SA conversion kits, 202 of which will be used under the contract to convert vehicles from ODS to ODS-SA configurations in support of the Bradley fighting vehicle. U.S. Army, Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command Contracting Center, Warren, Michigan, is the contracting activity.

Cyber Wingmen Train for Digital Battlefield

November 10, 2010
By Rachel Eisenhower

Not everyone can step into the cockpit of an aircraft, but training allows U.S. Air Force officers and airmen from all backgrounds to get on the Internet and defend threatened networks.

Cool App-titude: Veterans Day

November 9, 2010
By Rachel Eisenhower

A Facebook app from the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) allows supporters to join a virtual Veterans Day march and earn two vets tickets to the Super Bowl.

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