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L-3 Receives $170 Million Special Operations Command Contract

August 27, 2010
By George Seffers

L-3 Global Communications Solutions Incorporated, Victor, New York, was awarded a contract with a ceiling of $170 million for the integration, configuration, test and sustainment of the Special Operations Forces Deployable Node-Lite (SDN-L) in support of the U.S. Special Operations Command Research, Development and Acquisition Center. The SDN-L will provide the tactical communicator an enhanced operational capability; an increase in bandwidth/data throughput; enhanced security capability; and an overall size and weight reduction as compared to existing legacy systems. U.S. Special Operations Command is the contracting activity.

Lockheed Martin Awarded $155 Million for Sonar System Improvement, Integration

August 27, 2010
By George Seffers

Lockheed Martin Corporation Maritime Systems and Sensors, Manassas, Virginia, was recently awarded a $155 million contract modification for the design and support of the manufacture of hardware for the Acoustic Rapid Commercial-off-the-shelf Insertion (A-RCI) system improvement and integration program. A-RCI is a sonar system that integrates and improves towed array, hull array, sphere array, and other ship sensor processing through rapid insertion of commercial-off-the-shelf-based hardware and software. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington Navy Yard, D.C., is the contracting activity.

Finding Needles in the Cyberspace Haystack

August 27, 2010
By Beverly Schaeffer

NACMAST aims to broaden the view of the cyberwarfare intelligence base, and Seminole is one solid outcome of these efforts. Read the full article to learn more about this testbed and Seminole's components and operation. Share your views on this IDS architecture's current status and its potential for future success.

Homefront Help: Heroes on the Water

August 26, 2010
By Rita Boland
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Heroes on the Water serves wounded and disabled active duty, Reserve and Guard troops. The group aims to help injured warfighters recover mentally and physically through the therapeutic qualities of fishing from kayaks.

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