SIGNALScape

Social Media Multiplies Opportunities

October 21, 2009
By Maryann Lawlor
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"We have to understand that the changes in technology, computation and so forth have created what I call a fundamental change in our social atmosphere."--Adm. Thad W. Allen, USCG, commandant of the Coast Guard

CSC Wins EPA Information Technology Support Contract

October 21, 2009
By Henry Kenyon

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded CSC a seven-year contract to provide information technology support. CSC is one of seven companies awarded a blanket purchase agreement by the EPA with an estimated value of $955 million for all the firms.

Rockwell Collins to Supply Canada With Satellite Communications Terminals

October 21, 2009
By Henry Kenyon

Rockwell Collins has been awarded a five-year, $52.3 million contract to supply the Canadian Department of National Defense with extended data rate (XDR) international partners variant (IPV) single channel anti-jam manportable (SCAMP) terminals for use with U.S. advanced extremely high frequency (AEHF) satellites. The foreign military sale contract will be executed through the U.S. Army's Communications-Electronics Command (CECOM).

Northrop Grumman Wins Bid to Integrate Electronic Travel Service

October 21, 2009
By Henry Kenyon

Northrop Grumman Corporation has been awarded a task order from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to support the office's integration to the GovTrip electronic travel service. The GovTrip integration will help the GAO increase efficiency and reduce travel costs. Work on the task order will last for four years and will take place in Fairfax, Virginia.

Raytheon Wins Air Force Radar Receiver Contract

October 21, 2009
By Henry Kenyon

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Raytheon Company a $19.8 million contract to continue production of ALR-69A(V) radar warning receiver systems for the Warner Robins Air Logistics Center, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia. Under the contract, the company will manufacture and test 34 of the digital receivers under the low-rate initial production program. Deliveries are scheduled to begin in March 2011 and end in June 2012.

Homeland Security Requires Quantum Change

October 20, 2009
By Maryann Lawlor
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"When I look at our adversaries around the world, what I see is that we can no longer kid ourselves into believing that we face challenges that will be easily boxed based on regions and categories."--The Honorable Michael Chertoff

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