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Cool App-titude: Science Friday

February 2, 2010
By Katie Packard

Science nerds, gather 'round! Every Friday afternoon, you can get your science on with Science Friday, a weekly talk show that focuses on timely science topics. But now the show has launched an application that lets fans of the show access podcasts and videos any day of the week.

West 2010: Pre-Game

February 2, 2010
By Katie Packard

Although the official conference doesn't start until tomorrow, those of us from AFCEA International as well as committee members and chapter officers spent this beautiful day indoors in business meetings.

DRC Wins Air Force Logistics Services Contract

February 1, 2010
By Henry Kenyon

Dynamics Research Corporation (DRC) has been awarded a $13.9 million task order under the Logistics, Maintenance and Supply Support contract supporting the F-16 Program Office at the Aeronautical Systems Center at Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. Under the contract, the company will support the U.S. Air Force and foreign military sales F-16 programs.

Harris Wins Managed IT Security Contract For Air Force National Guard Network, Regional Operations And Security Centers

February 1, 2010
By Henry Kenyon

Harris Corporation has been awarded a five-year, $26 million contract to provide managed information technology (IT) solutions to the Air National Guard Network and regional operations and security centers. Under the contract, the company will provide Tier III support for all facets of the enterprise IT system such as applications, infrastructure, vulnerability assessment, directory services, boundary protection and messaging.

ViaSat Awarded Limited Production Order For MIDS JTRS Terminals

January 29, 2010
By Henry Kenyon

The U.S. Navy's Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command has awarded ViaSat a limited production order valued at $14.4 million for 41 Multifunctional Information Distribution System Joint Tactical Radio System (MIDS JTRS) terminals. The terminals are for use in F/A-18E/F and E-8C Joint STARS aircraft and spares.

SRC Awarded Funds For Foliage Penetrating Radar

January 29, 2010
By Henry Kenyon

SRC has been awarded two contracts with a combined value of $8.1 million for its Foliage Penetration Reconnaissance, Surveillance, Tracking and Engagement Radar, known as FORESTER. The first award is $5.3 million by the U.S. Army and the second was for $2.8 million from the Consolidated Security, Disaster Assistance and Continuing Appropriations Act for FORESTER technology improvements. The Army contract is for an additional radar system to support ongoing unmanned aerial vehicle research and development efforts.

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