Military personnel serving overseas can record a bedtime story and send it to their children for free thanks to an iPhone app called A Story Before Bed. The program offers 100,000 free recordings to help troops connect with loved ones back home.
TeleCommunication Systems Incorporated recently announced that it has been awarded a new order with a ceiling value of more than $9 million to provide 3-dimensional terrain mapping software and database models as well as training and exercises to the U.S. Army. The order is funded by the Program Executive Office Aviation and relates to the continued supply of equipment to the Unmanned Aerial System Project Office and the Small Unmmanned Aerial Vehicle Product Office. This award was made under the Army's $5 billion World-Wide Satellite Systems contract vehicle in support of the Project Manager for the Warfighter Information Network-Tactical.
DLT Solutions, Herndon, Virginia, is being awarded a contract valued at more than $6 million for database software licenses and technical support for the Office of Naval Intelligence. The Naval Inventory Control Point, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvannia, is the contracting activity.
DCS Corporation, Alexandria, Virginia, is being awarded an estimated $200 million contract to provide weapons and systems integration support services to the Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division's integrated product teams and their associated weapons, including the F/A-18, EA-18G, AV-8B, H-1, Joint Strike Fighter, and unmanned aerial systems. The Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division, China Lake, California, is the contracting activity.
Lockheed Martin Corporation, Eagan, Minnesota, is being awarded a $7 million contract modification to support the Pakistan Navy's P-3C upgrade efforts under the Foreign Military Sales program. Support to be provided includes labor, aircraft hangar costs, and acoustic receiver technical refresh program report resolution required to upgrade and overhaul seven P-3C aircraft. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Lakehurst, New Jersey, is the contracting activity.
Homeland security, coalition and other military operations-all depend on the fruits of quick and efficient data processing, exploitation and dissemination. Companies with solutions are making it work with greater efficiency and less impact on bandwidth, paring down copious amounts of data to the bare essentials. Can more be done to achieve success? Read the full article and share your ideas.