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In Honor of Veterans Day

November 11, 2009
By Beverly Schaeffer

SIGNAL Magazine and AFCEA International thank all veterans and service members for their sacrifice.

Cool App-titude: CheckPlease

November 10, 2009
By Katie Packard

Math is not my strong suit; I always travel with a calculator and a tip card to help me scoot by. I know I'm not alone thanks to CheckPlease.

CSC Awarded Contract to Support Marine Corps Tactical Forces

November 7, 2009
By Henry Kenyon

CSC has been awarded $11 million under a previous contract to provide technical support to U.S. Marine Corps tactical forces. Under the contract, the company will support fielded tactical C4ISR systems under the Marine Corps Tactical Systems Support Activity.

Raytheon Awarded Standard Missile Contract Modification

November 6, 2009
By Henry Kenyon

Raytheon Company is being awarded a $47.8 million modification to a previously awarded contract for engineering and technical services to support the Standard Missile Program. This contract is for Round Design Agent engineering and technical services for the design integrity and total systems integration of the missile round and its components.

Northrop Grumman Wins Bioinformatics Resource Centers Contract

November 6, 2009
By Henry Kenyon

Northrop Grumman Corporation has been awarded a five-year, follow-on contract valued up to $16 million by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, part of the National Institutes of Health. Under the contract, the company will create a resource that supports the research of pathogenic viruses and will lead to new medical treatments and preventive measures. Northrop Grumman was awarded the initial five-year contract in 2004.

SIGNAL Says: Paul A. Strassman

November 6, 2009
By Katie Packard

"People must accept that the Internet infrastructure is faulty and will remain so for the foreseeable future."

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