Brig. Gen. Richard T. Devereaux, USAF, has been selected for promotion to major general and assignment as director, operational planning, policy and strategy, deputy chief of staff, operations, plans and requirements, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
The Apps4Africa competition hosted by the U.S. State Department challenged innovators in Africa to find 21st century solutions to everyday issues, and a panel of judges recently selected the winning apps.
Helyx SIS Limited has been selected by the United Kingdom Ministry of Defence to help define requirements for, and support delivery of the Future Deployable Geospatial Intelligence (FDG) capability. The Future Deployable Geospatial Intelligence Capability will provide an underpinning component of Network Enabled Capacity, supporting shared situational awareness and the decision support process. The aim of the project is to rationalize and upgrade the current geospatial intelligence capability to meet the projected range of military activities and intelligence requirements, including its closer integration into the wider defence intelligence, surveillance, target acquisition and reconnaissance infrastructure. The project will provide enhanced geospatial intelligence capability to support operations in the land, air and maritime domains.
Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Sensors, Moorestown, New Jersey, is being awarded a nearly $97 million contract modification for production of the DDG 113 Aegis weapon system, including a multi-mission signal processor; an additional multi-mission signal processor for the Surface Combat System Center on Wallops Island, Virginia; DDG 114-115 advanced procurement efforts; and associated technical services. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.
Rebecca Harris has been assigned as deputy component acquisition executive, Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), Falls Church, Virginia. David Bennett has been assigned as program executive officer for Global Information Grid Enterprise Services Engineering, DISA
It's a wide world out there, and U.S. government agencies can use all help available to catch the bad guys. The Army's Biometrics Identity Management Agency is tasked with and has undertaken the job of coordinating biometrics across the Defense Department, patching together the databases of Justice, State and Homeland Security in the endeavor. Are these efforts reaping benefits yet, and can this coordination be achieved seamlessly? Read the full article and share your views.