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LRAD to Provide Integrated Acoustic Hailing Devices to U.S. Navy

July 30, 2010
By George Seffers

LRAD Corp., San Diego, California, is being awarded a $6 million contract for integrated acoustic hailing devices, remotely controlled components of the shipboard protection system that provides a key capability to instruct, warn and deter approaching threats.  Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane, Indiana, is the contracting activity.

Insitu Receives $43 Million Unmanned Aircraft System Contract

July 30, 2010
By George Seffers

Insitu, Inc., Bingen, Washington, was recently awarded a contract valued at more than $43 million for the engineering, manufacture and development of the small tactical unmanned aircraft system/Tier II unmanned aircraft system III for the U.S. Marine Corps. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Lakehurst, New Jersey, is the contracting activity.

Fard Nominated to OEM Post at CAE

July 29, 2010
By Beverly Schaeffer

CAE, Montreal, Canada, has nominated Keyvan Fard as executive vice president, Business Development and Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) Alliances.

Contractors Jump in, Feds Hold Back with Social Media

July 29, 2010
By Rachel Eisenhower

Social media use by federal employees and contractors increased dramatically in the last year, but many people still wonder if it is safe and business savvy to jump in to online networking, according to a recent survey.

ATR Taps Bagnato as CEO

July 28, 2010
By Beverly Schaeffer

ATR, Toulouse, France, has appointed Filippo Bagnato as chief executive officer.

Daylight Defense Receives Quantum Cascade Laser Research and Development Contract

July 28, 2010
By George Seffers

Daylight Defense, LLC, Poway, California, has been awarded more than $5 million to perform efforts associated with research into and development of quantum cascade laser demonstrator units for emerging directional infrared countermeasure systems for use against terrorist attacks.  The Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.

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