SIGNALScape

Grant and Burke Take New NG Positions

March 29, 2011
By Henry Kenyon

Northrop Grumman Corporation, Redondo Beach, California, has named Jeffrey D. Grant vice president and general manager of the Space Systems Division of the Aerospace Systems sector, and Robert V. Burke vice president and deputy general manager, Space Systems Division.

Crowd-Sourcing Disaster Relief

March 29, 2011
By Christine Robinson

Following the triple disasters of the earthquake in Japan, the tsunami, and the continuing nuclear crisis, I interviewed Dr. Lin Wells, Director, Center for Technology and National Security Policy at the National Defense University, concerning his thoughts about emergency preparedness and disaster recovery efforts in Japan. Wells is a well-known expert in emergency preparedness and disaster recovery who has provided leadership and expertise in preparing for and responding to some of the worst disasters in our recent history

Cool App-titude: Amazon Appstore

March 29, 2011
By Rachel Eisenhower

Try before you buy. The new Amazon Appstore gives Android users a chance to test drive apps in a browser window before deciding to pay or download.

U.S. Navy Procures Towed Arrays from Lockheed Martin

March 27, 2011
By George Seffers

Lockheed Martin-MS2, Liverpool, New York, is being awarded a nearly $8 million option to a previously awarded contract for the production and support of multi-function towed arrays for the AN/SQQ-89A(V)15 antisubmarine warfare combat systems. The multi-function towed array is the next-generation passive and active sonar receiver. It affords several enhancements to the AN/SQR-19 Tactical Towed Array System allowing greater coverage, increased capability/reliability, and reduced obsolescence. Multi-function towed array significantly contributes to the capability of surface ships to detect, localize and prosecute undersea threats and is a critical sensor to a combat systems suite. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.

Boeing to Provide Laser Gyros for U.S. Navy and Australia

March 27, 2011
By George Seffers

The Boeing Company, St. Louis, Missouri, is being awarded a more than $10 million delivery order against a basic ordering agreement for the procurement of 741 Honeywell model GG1320 ring laser gyros for F/A-18E/F and EA-18G aircraft for the U.S. Navy (714) and the government of Australia (27 spares). The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

View From Space To Keep Israel Safe

March 25, 2011
By Beverly Schaeffer

Israel overcomes geographic limitations to its security, defense and scientific endeavors by reaching for the sky-space, in particular-with upgraded and innovative new satellite technologies.

CSC to Support U.S. Navy Enterprise Network in the Far East

March 24, 2011
By George Seffers

Computer Sciences Corporation, San Diego, California, is being awarded a potential $22 million contract for support services for the operation, maintenance, support, and management of Outside-the-continental-U.S. Navy Enterprise Network (ONE-NET), Far East Region. Work will be performed in Yokosuka, Japan; Guam; Atsugi, Japan; Misawa, Japan; Sasebo, Japan; Korea; Okinawa, Japan; and Singapore. The Fleet and Industrial Supply Center Norfolk, Virginia, is the contracting activity.

Gentex to Provide Integrated Communications Helmets

March 24, 2011
By George Seffers

Gentex Corporation, Carbondale, Pennsylvania, is being awarded a contract potentially valued at more than $53 million for light weight helmets/modular integrated communications helmets. These helmets provide ballistic and impact protection for the head. The Marine Corps Systems Command, Quantico, Virginia, is the contracting activity.

U.S. Navy Procures Counter Measure Systems

March 24, 2011
By George Seffers

Advanced Engineering & Sciences, Annapolis Junction, Maryland, is being awarded a nearly $31 million contract for the procurement of post-production maintenance support of Navy crew fixed site systems and procurement and support of the transmitting set, counter measure AN/PLT-4 systems. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Indian Head Division, Indian Head, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

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