FLIR Systems Incorporated, Wilsonville, Oregon, is being awarded a $27 million contract for procurement of electro-optics sensors and required training, provision item order, non-warranty repairs, non-warranty repairs over and above, and data for the Shipboard Protection System Program. The electro-optics sensors systems are Forward Looking Infrared Laser Detecting-Ranging-Tracking Systems. They are rugged and ship-mountable systems that provide surface ships with a day and night, high-resolution, infrared and visible band imaging capability, as well as range finding capability. The U.S. Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division, Crane, Indiana, is the contracting activity.
Honeywell Technology Solutions of Colorado Springs, Colorado, was awarded a $219 million contract modification to provide systems and maintenance engineering, network support integration, on-site and off-site depot level maintenance and software maintenance of the U.S. Air Force Satellite Control Network. Space and Missile Systems Center, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, is the contracting activity.
ManTech International Corporation announced today that it received a new contract to support the U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of the Chief Information Officer, Agriculture Security Operations Center. ManTech will provide continous incident handling and strategic support to help detect and report malicious cyber activities on the agency's enterprise information infrastructure. The contract is estimated to be worth nearly $11 million.
Rear Adm. John M. Richardson, USN, has been nominated for appointment to the rank of vice admiral and assignment as commander, Submarine Force, U.S. Atlantic Fleet/commander, Submarine Force, Atlantic/commander, Allied Submarine Command, Norfolk, Virginia.
The sponsors of Power IT Down Day have released the results of this year's event, reporting more than 17,000 registered participants and approximately 900,000 kilowatt hours of power saved. The annual effort encourages IT users to shut down all their devices before leaving work for the day. By using a low-end price estimate of 15 cents per kilowatt hour, all those turned off computers, printers, phone chargers and more resulted in a cost savings of approximately $130,000
American Veterans (AMVETS) announced a new mobile app for the iPhone, iPod Touch and Blackberry that allows veterans to locate AMVETS posts, find their local service officer, connect with headquarters and research veterans' issues.
The U.S. Air Force-Europe (USAFE) has awarded ITT Systems, Colorado Springs, Colorado, the USAFE Communication Support Contract. The total potential value of the contract is almost $18 million over the course of six years. ITT will provide program management, communications equipment maintenance, logistics support, computers and computer peripherals and cellular instrument support for base communications throughout Belgium, Germany, the United Kingdom, Italy and Turkey, as well as long-haul communications support across Europe.
Kitware Incorporated, Clifton Park, New York, is being awarded a nearly $10 million contract modification for the Video and Image Retrieval and Analysis Tool program. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is the contracting activity.