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DRS Receives $120 Million From Army for Thermal Weapon Sights

April 17, 2009
By Katie Packard

DRS Technologies Incorporated has received a $120 million order for low-power uncooled Thermal Weapon Sight II Bridge Systems. The order originated with the U.S. Army's Research, Development and Engineering Command Acquisition Center at the U.S. Army Garrison Aberdeen Proving Ground in Maryland, acting on behalf of the Program Executive Office Soldier at Fort Belvoir, Virginia.

Army Awards ITT $121 Million Contract for Night Vision Goggles

April 17, 2009
By Katie Packard

ITT Corporation has received a $121 million order from the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command Acquisition Center for the AN/PVS-14 night vision goggle.

Unisys Awarded $92 Million Task Order for Desktop Management Services

April 17, 2009
By Katie Packard

The General Services Administration has awarded the U.S. Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS) Desktop Management Initiative (DMI) II task order to Unisys. DMI II is a task order that provides managed desktop and help desk services for more than 14,000 DFAS desktop and laptop computers. The task order is valued at an estimated $92 million if all options are exercised.

SAIC Awarded $104 Million FEMA Contract

April 17, 2009
By Katie Packard

Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) has been awarded a prime contract by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to provide training support to the Center for Domestic Preparedness. The single-award contract has a total contract value of more than $104 million if all options are exercised.

New Satellite Support for Unmanned Vehicles

April 16, 2009

Commercial satellite support for U.S. military forces in the Middle East and Asia is being boosted by an Intelsat orbiter that is being moved halfway around the world to cover the region. The international satellite consortium, responding to a U.S. Defense Department request in February, is repositioning its Galaxy 26 U.S. domestic satellite from its 93°W slot over the Western Hemisphere to a new location over the Indian Ocean. The Galaxy 26 orbiter will provide vital bandwidth for unmanned aerial vehicles conducting surveillance operations throughout its area of coverage, which ranges from Germany to Southeast Asia. The Defense Department awarded a contract to Intelsat via Artel Incorporated as part of its Defense Information Systems Network Satellite Transmission Services-Global (DSTS-G) contract.

New England Center for Homeless Veterans

April 15, 2009
By Rita Boland

The New England Center for Homeless Veterans (NECHV) extends a helping hand to any homeless veteran facing the challenges of addiction, trauma, severe and persistent mental illness, and unemployment; however, the veterans must be committed to sobriety, nonviolence and working for personal change. The organization is located in Boston, and though most clients are from the Boston area, the NECHV has aided veterans from all 50 states.

Army Fields Advanced Night Vision

April 15, 2009

The U.S. Army Program Executive Office Soldier delivered 300 sets of the AN/PSQ-20 Enhanced Night Vision Goggles (ENVG) to the 10th Mountain Division, the first unit other than special forces to receive them. The ENVG incorporates image intensification and long-wave infrared sensors into a single integrated system. It has a thermal camera that increases mobility and situational awareness regardless of light, weather or battlefield conditions, and it offers faster threat recognition. The ENVG's compatibility with current aiming lasers enables a fully integrated system of thermal, laser and image intensification. A digital update for the ENVG is in development. With that, soldiers will be able to import and export digital files.

Stanley to Support U.S. Army Intelligence Center with Biometric Services

April 15, 2009
By Katie Packard

Stanley Incorporated has been awarded a one-year, cost-plus-incentive-fee contract valued at $1.7 million for biometric multispectral fingerprinting by the U.S. Army Information Technology, E-Commerce and Commercial Contracting Center - West.

Raytheon Lands Army Contract to Improve Networked Communications on the Battlefield

April 15, 2009
By Katie Packard

Raytheon Company has been awarded an initial $12.5 million contract to supply the U.S. Army with next-generation radios that enable more efficient communication in congested battlefield environments.

SAIC Awarded $12 Million Contract From Air Force Weather Agency

April 15, 2009
By Katie Packard

Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) has been awarded a delivery order under the U.S. Strategic Command Systems and Mission Support II prime contract managed by the 55th Contracting Squadron. This delivery order is to provide advisory and assistance services to the U.S. Air Force Weather Agency for life-cycle program management support. The delivery order has a total value of more than $12 million if all options are exercised.

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