Lockheed Receives $97 Million Modification for Aegis Weapon System

October 18, 2010
By George Seffers

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.

Army Takes Hands-On Approach to Biometrics Sharing

October 15, 2010
By Beverly Schaeffer

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.

Cool App-titude: 5-0 Radio

October 12, 2010
By Rachel Eisenhower

A new iPhone app attracting close to 80,000 new users each day taps into a huge collection of live police, firefighter, aircraft, railroad, marine, emergency and ham radios.