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Raytheon Awarded Patriot Engineering Services Contract

March 16, 2010
By Henry Kenyon

Raytheon Company has been awarded a $152.4 million contract modification to provide engineering services for the Patriot Air and Missile Defense System. Awarded by the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, this is the second of four annual modifications to the original 2009 baseline contract for Patriot engineering services. Under the contract, the company will continue to provide the latest upgrades and system capabilities through systems analysis, software and hardware engineering, testing and logistics support to both U.S. and international Patriot customers.

SAIC Awarded U.S. Army Research, Development And Engineering Command Contract

March 16, 2010
By Henry Kenyon

The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command (RDECOM) has awarded Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) a contract to support the Edgewood Chemical Biological Center, and other customers with chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosive support services. The multiple award, indefinite-deliver/indefinite-quantity contract has a five year period of performance, and a total value of $485 million for all awardees.

Northrop Grumman Wins U.S. Navy Command And Control Software Development And Integration Contract

March 16, 2010
By Henry Kenyon

The U.S. Navy's Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, San Diego, has awarded Northrop Grumman an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (ID/IQ) award to provide command and control (C2) software development and modification and enhancement of existing C2 and tactical data link systems. Northrop Grumman is one of five companies that received ID/IQ awards. The firms will compete for task orders with a potential collective value of more than $600 million.

McCusker Appointed to OUSD

March 16, 2010
By Beverly Schaeffer

Elaine A. McCusker has been appointed deputy director for operations, Office of the Undersecretary of Defense (Comptroller), Washington, D.C.

Cool App-titude: ASVAB Practice for Dummies

March 16, 2010
By Katie Packard

You don't have to be a dummy to need help preparing for a test. The ASVAB Practice for Dummies app helps future warfighters get the best score possible on the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery exam. The application, which costs $9.99, offers three full-length practice tests; study tips; practice questions in several categories such as communication, technical skills and arithmetic; and more. For more information or to download the application, visit the Web site or iTunes. These sites are not affiliated with AFCEA or SIGNAL Magazine, and we are not responsible for the content or quality of the products offered. When visiting new Web sites, please use proper Internet security procedures.

Storwize Taps Kenniston for Tech Strategy

March 15, 2010
By Beverly Schaeffer

Steve Kenniston has been named vice president of technology strategy for Storwize, Los Gatos, California.

Buckler Directs J-7 Engineering

March 15, 2010
By Beverly Schaeffer

Brig. Gen. William E. Buckler Jr., USAR, has been assigned as director, engineering/J-7, U.S. Forces-Afghanistan, operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan

Duning, LoSecco Named SRC VPs

March 15, 2010
By Beverly Schaeffer

SRC, Syracuse, New York, has promoted Stephen Duning to assistant vice president, electronic warfare, and Jack LoSecco to assistant vice president, software engineering

Stein Commands Army TACOM

March 15, 2010
By Beverly Schaeffer

SIGNAL Says: Dr. Simon Cotton

March 12, 2010
By Katie Packard

"There's potential here to take this forward. The operating systems at these frequencies are just mind blowing."--Dr. Simon Cotton, the Centre for Secure Information Technologies, Queen's University Belfast

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