SIGNALScape

Social Solutions to Coast Guard Acquisition Strategy

April 29, 2011
By Rachel Eisenhower

As the U.S. Coast Guard examines new ways to consolidate its logistics systems into a single business model, it is using social media platforms to open a dialogue with government and industry.

Cool App-titude: PTSD Coach

April 26, 2011
By Rachel Eisenhower

This free iPhone app provides information and tools for veterans and service members suffering from PTSD.

Americom Awarded Digital Signal Contract

April 25, 2011
By George Seffers

Americom Government Services Incorporated, McLean, Virginia, was recently awarded a $10 million firm-fixed-price contract for the Thule Tracking Station digital signal level three (DS3) service. The contract provides the government a dedicated, full period DS3 (44.736 megabytes per second), full duplex, symmetrical, serial communications digital circuit between Thule Air Base and Schriever Air Force Base utilizing commercial satellite bandwidth, contractor-provided hub equipment, teleport services and contractor-provided antennas. The Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, is the contracting activity.

U.S. Army Increases Duke V3 Contract Ceiling to $278 Million

April 25, 2011
By George Seffers

SRCTec Incorporated, Syracuse, New York, was recently awarded a $78 million contract modification to include primary Duke V3 system spares and increase the ordering ceiling to $278 million. Duke V3 is a counter radio-controlled improvised explosive device electronic warfare system. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

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