Sumit Agarwal has been assigned as deputy assistant secretary of defense for outreach and social media, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Public Affairs), Washington, D.C.
The U.S. Air Force has awarded Raytheon Company a $37.9 million delivery order to modify weapons data link equipment used in pilot training for F-15 fighter jets. This is the second delivery order under a 2007 indefinite-delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract awarded for the Air Force Training Frequency Relocation (TFR) program.
L-3 Communications has appointed Gen. Bantz J. Craddock, USA (Ret.), president of its Military Professional Resources Incorporated (MPRI) division, Alexandria, Virginia.
Augusta Westland has awarded Lockheed Martin a $49.5 million sustainment and support contract for the Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensor (TADS/PNVS) and Modernized TADS/PNVS (M-TADS/PNVS) system on the United Kingdom's Apache AH Mk-1 attack helicopters. Under the contract, the company will provide complete post-production services, including spare parts, in-country repair and technical services, as well as integrated logistics, engineering and depot repair support.
Maj. Gen. James M. McDonald, USA, has been assigned as deputy chief of staff, strategic operations/C-3, U.S. Forces-Iraq, operation Iraqi Freedom, Iraq.
Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) has been awarded a $52 million contract by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to manage the information technology (IT) infrastructure and to provide a comprehensive suite of IT, voice, data telecommunications, and related services. The work will be performed primarily at the NSF's offices in Arlington, Virginia.
Thales Australia has won the primary contract to provide hardware and software support services for a range of command and intelligence systems used by the Australian Defence Force. The five year contract with the Defence Materiel Organisation's Command and Intelligence Systems Support Office involves Thales managing and providing a complete package of support services across multiple mission systems forming part of the Joint Command Support Environment.
The U.S. cyber infrastructure receives double protection with help from the DHS' new cybersecurity integration center. Do you believe the NCCIC is equipped to handle and accomplish its mission? Can any single organization be? Will layers of bureaucracy hinder its effectiveness?
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Kathleen Cowles has been named director of corporate and government affairs for LGS, Herndon, Virginia.