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Memorial Day Honor

May 28, 2010
By Henry Kenyon

The SIGNAL staff and all of AFCEA extend our gratitude to our military members and veterans this weekend and always. Thank you for your service to our great nation.

Everyone Into The Research Pool: Joint Expertise Wins Race

May 28, 2010
By Henry Kenyon

Collaboration is always a win-win situation when the end results benefit the nation. STRATCOM has been at the forefront of this ideology with the GISC. Can we compare the achievements of similar military/government or academic and industry entities to those of GISC? What other groups have successfully followed the same path, and can they complement the efforts of STRATCOM? Share your opinions and suggestions here.

SGIS Cyber Security Solutions Names Fedak Senior Director

May 28, 2010
By Beverly Schaeffer

SGIS, Washington, D.C., has appointed Mark Fedak as senior director, Cyber Security Solutions.

Cobham Wins NAVAIR AN/ALQ-99 Transmitter Contract

May 28, 2010
By Henry Kenyon

Cobham has been awarded a $46 million, firm fixed-price contract to manufacture AN/ALQ-99 low band transmitters for the U.S. Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR). The contract's initial procurement calls for 60 transmitters and an associated number of antenna assemblies.

Army Taps BAE for Automated Base Entry Systems

May 28, 2010
By Henry Kenyon

BAE Systems has been awarded a U.S. Army contract valued at up to $95 million to provide controlled access technology to Army bases and other installations. Under the contract, BAE will install and maintain automated security systems that use hardware and software to verify statistics on individuals and then match that information to data on registered vehicles.

Kratos Wins Army Innovative Technology and Research Contract

May 28, 2010
By Henry Kenyon

The Weapon Systems Solutions Division of Kratos Defense and Security Solutions Inc. has been awarded  a five-year broad agency announcement contract by the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center (AMRDEC) Weapons Development and Integration Directorate. Under the contract, valued at up to $25 million, Kratos will develop technologies for missile design, multispectral hardware-in-the-loop testing, simulation and sensors.

General Dynamics To Support BRAC Moves in National Capital Region

May 28, 2010
By Henry Kenyon

General Dynamics Information Technology has received a $146.2 million, three-year contract for Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) support by the U.S. Defense Department's Washington Headquarters Services (WHS). Under the contract,  General Dynamics will provide turnkey enterprise information technology network infrastructure services to assist the nearly 6,400 employees relocating from Washington, D.C., area offices to the Mark Center facility in Alexandria, Virginia. The company will install and implement multilevel networks and systems, provide testing and information assurance, and deploy communications equipment.

DaPrato To Direct SRC Fed Market

May 27, 2010
By Beverly Schaeffer

SRC, Dayton, Ohio, has named Richard DaPrato as federal market account director.

Homefront Help: Night of Heroes Gala

May 27, 2010
By Henry Kenyon

The Pentagon Federal Credit Union Foundation will host its Night of Heroes Gala at the Ritz-Carlton in Washington, D.C., on June 3. The black-tie and military-dress event raises money for wounded military members, veterans and their families. This year the gala will honor the Intelligence and Special Operation communities.

Homefront Help: DVD Helps Children of Deployed Parents

May 26, 2010
By Rita Boland

The USO in conjunction with the Trevor Romain Foundation has released a free, animated movie titled "With You All the Way! Dealing With Deployment." The DVD addresses preparing for deployment, staying connected during the separation and planning for reunion. The movie also helps civilian children understand the challenges their friends in the military community face when a loved one is deployed.

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