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Business Technology and Solutions Awarded Contract for Support Services

August 19, 2009
By Katie Packard

Business Technology and Solutions has been awarded a $13.4 million contract for a technical and acquisition management support program to provide a range of diverse nonengineering, technical and acquisition management support required in the acquisition, development, production and support of equipment and weapon systems within the Air Armament Center and other organizations at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida.

Harris to Support Army's WIN-T Program

August 19, 2009
By Katie Packard

Harris Corporation has received a contract update from Lockheed Martin to continue development work on wireless networking technology under Increment 3 of the Warfighter Information Network-Tactical (WIN-T) program.

LandWarNet Show Daily-Tuesday

August 18, 2009
By Henry Kenyon

The theme of this year's LandWarNet conference and symposium is leveraging the global network enterprise to enable full spectrum operations to the warfighter. Gen Carter F. Ham, USA, launched the event by discussing the Army's need to leverage the network and cyberspace to enable command and control. He explained that this was a historic time for Army signals as the service establishes a new unified command devoted to cyberspace.

Army Ponders Cyber Security

August 18, 2009
By Henry Kenyon

One of the key issues at this year's LandWarNet conference and symposium is cyber security and operations. Among the challenges to security is the use of military computer networks for purposes they were not originally designed for. Speaking at a panel on the state of Army cyber security and operations, Brig. Gen. Steven W. Smith, chief cyber officer, Army CIO/G-6, noted that "The NIPRNET was never designed at a command and control network, but it sure is now." The service must facilitate cultural change and newly launched initiatives to ensure the security of its networks, he said.

Alion Awarded $4.4 Million Contract to Perform Radio Frequency Engineering Services for NOAA

August 17, 2009
By Katie Packard

Under a contract valued at $4.4 million, Alion Science and Technology will perform a wide range of radio frequency spectrum services for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Environmental Satellite, Data and Information Service (NESDIS) Office of Radio Frequency Management (ORFM) that will help to ensure environmental data can be gathered and transmitted via satellite.

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