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GammaTech Receives Nearly $13 Million Air Force Research Lab Contract

August 30, 2010
By George Seffers

GrammaTech, Ithaca, New York, was awarded a nearly $13 million contract to provide multilevel protection combining new approaches to analysis, confinement and diversity techniques against the exploitation of vulnerability sets commonly found in binary executables. Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.

Three Firms Receive Contracts for Navy Ordnance Information System

August 30, 2010
By George Seffers

Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC), Serco Incorporated and CACI Incorporated recently received contracts for program management and technical support services for the Naval Operational Logistics support Center's Ordnance Information System, which is used to track Navy ordnance worldwide. CSC's contract is valued at a potential $49 million, Serco's $44 million and CACI's $36 million. The Fleet and Industrial Supply Center Norfolk, Contracting Department, Philadelphia Office, is the contracting activity.

L-3 to Provide Sonar System to Egypt

August 30, 2010
By George Seffers

L-3 Communications Ocean Systems, Sylmar, California, is being awarded a potential $27 million contract for Low Frequency Active Towed Sonar (LFATS) for the Egyptian Navy under the Foreign Military Sales Program. The LFATS is a long-range active/passive variable-depth sonar that consists of an operator console, power amplifier, towed body arrays, and handling system. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington Navy Yard, D.C. is the contracting activity.

General Dynamics Receives $80 Million for Satellite Communications Antennas

August 27, 2010
By George Seffers

General Dynamics SATCOM Technologies received an $80 million contract from Harris Corporation to design, manufacture and install six new 16-meter antennas and upgrade four 9-meter satellite communications antennas. Supporting the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's new Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite R series (GOES-R) program, the antennas will enable critical command, control, telemetry and sensor data communications between satellites and ground stations. The system supports weather forecasting, severe storm tracking and meteorology research.

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