Guident Announces Top Promotions

December 20, 2010
By Henry Kenyon

Guident, Herndon, Virginia, has promoted Tim Clements to vice president, Audrey Sites to vice president of Human Capital, and Len Rosenblum and Ryan Barker both to senior director of Business Intelligence.

"Just" Semantics? Navy Aims To Put Data in Context

December 17, 2010
By Beverly Schaeffer

The semantic Web's ultimate objective is to endow everyone with the capacity to compile, assess and exploit data for decision making. The Navy's IDC is working toward this goal with the belief that only a semantic approach-where the computer network relates data to its local situation-can deliver that outcome. Agree or disagree? Share you input here.

Homefront Help: Operation Mend

December 16, 2010
By Rita Boland
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Military members injured in combat who need reconstructive limb or face surgery, or help overcoming post-traumatic stress disorder, can take advantage of Operation Mend's treatment and follow-up support to find the care they need.

EADS to Provide Airborne Communications Systems

December 15, 2010
By George Seffers

EADS North American Defense, Arlington, Virginia, was awarded a nearly $10 million contract to provide for the retrofitting of 28 ARC-231 airborne communication systems. The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command, Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.

Lockheed Receives $1 Billion Satellite Contract Modification

December 15, 2010
By George Seffers

Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company, Sunnyvale, California, was awarded a $1 billion contract modification to provide for the production of the fourth Advanced Extremely High Frequency Satellite Vehicle 4 (SV4). In addition to delivery of the space vehicle, this effort includes SV4 unique systems engineering; system level factory test; system database management functions; systems level support equipment; and program management. Los Angeles Air Force Base, California, is the contracting activity.

Raytheon Receives Common Cryptologic Solution Contract

December 15, 2010
By George Seffers

Raytheon Company, Fort Wayne, Indiana, was awarded a $31 million contract for one common cryptologic solution for Air Force, Army and Navy radios. U.S. Air Force Electronic Systems Command, San Antonio, Texas, is the contracting activity.