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U.S. Marines Up CREW Contract to $500 Million

June 28, 2012
By George Seffers

Science Applications International Corporation, McLean, Virginia, is being issued a modification to a previously awarded five-year indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to change the maximum contract value to $500 million. This contract is for the product support integrator for the U.S. Marine Corps Counter Radio Controlled Improvised Explosive Device Electronic Warfare (CREW) Program. The work provides program management and maintenance technicians to support the CREW systems used in and outside the continental United States. The contracting activity orders product support integrator services through the award of individual delivery orders based on the terms and conditions in the basic contract.  Work will be performed in Charleston, South Carolina, Twentynine Palms, California, and Afghanistan, and is expected to be completed August 20, 2014. The Marine Corps Systems Command, Quantico, Virginia, is the contracting activity.

Cool App-titude: ISSLive!

June 26, 2012
By Rachel Eisenhower

Keep tabs on astronauts onboard the International Space Station (ISS) at all times with the free ISSLive! app for iOS and Android. The program, developed by NASA, provides live streaming data on station position, internal environment, altitude, crew activities and more.

International Call for Coordinated Cybersecurity

June 25, 2012

Organizations in Asia, Europe and the United States have created cybersecurity principles to guide government agencies as they establish policies to protect data and networks.

AUSGAR to Support Sniper and Route Clearance Optics in Afghanistan

June 25, 2012
By George Seffers

AUSGAR Technologies Incorporated, San Diego, California, is being awarded a $12,297,527 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to provide 33 field service representatives to support the Keyhole Sniper Optics and Route Clearance Optic Suite (RCOS/KH) Program. The RCOS/KH Program provides knowledge superiority to U.S. combat forces and is a critical component of the Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization. Work will be performed in San Diego, California, and Afghanistan, and is expected to be completed in June 2013. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Lakehurst, New Jersey, is the contracting activity.

iGov to Modernize Combat Operations Center Hardware

June 25, 2012
By George Seffers

iGov Technologies Incorporated, Reston, Virginia, is being awarded a potential $96,907,500 firm-fixed-price contract to modernize the existing hardware within the Combat Operations Center. This effort will update and modernize the COC to a single baseline while reducing size, weight and power requirements, replacing routers and servers, etc. The COC is an integrated, mobile, command and control center consisting of shelter, power, cabling, processing systems, and trailers. This contract award modernizes the existing hardware within the approved acquisition objective. The Marine Corps System Command, Quantico, Virginia, is the contracting activity.

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