While the push forward for better collaboration and information-sharing capabilities will require technical advances, the experts at today's NATO workshop in Brussels, Belgium, are struggling with an even bigger challenge than connecting the bits and bytes.
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U.S. Forces Korea is recognizing the benefits of Web 2.0 capabilities and is using them to transform its decision-making processes.
The U.S. Navy has awarded Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company a contract valued at $853,305,629 to provide support to the service's Trident II missile production and deployed system support. The work is scheduled to be completed by December 30, 2013.
The U.S. Air Force has awarded Harris Corporation a potential three-year, $7.5 million contract to support the Air Force Air Mobility Command's command and control systems. Under the contract, the company will provide technical and support services, including information assurance, development testing, configuration management and training.
The Defense Supply Center Philadelphia has awarded Mindray DS USA Incorporated, a $5,969,605 contract for patient monitoring systems, subsystems, accessories, consumables, space/repair parts and training. The systems will support the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and federal civilian agencies.
The U.S. Navy's Naval Surface Warfare Center has awarded General Dynamics Information Technology a contract for hull, mechanical, electrical and electronic systems alterations installation team support. General Dynamics is one of six firms awarded the five-year, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract with a potential value of $475 million.
The U.S. Navy's Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division has awarded General Electric (GE) Inspection Technologies LP a $22,679,613 contract to procure up to 1,600 common video borescope sets (CVBS), including associated technical and logistics data and training. The CVBS is used to inspect interior engine components and air frames for cracks, foreign object damage and corrosion.
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation the first phase of a $28.9 million Nitride Electronic NeXt Generation Technology (NEXT) contract. The work will develop next-generation gallium nitride technology to support defense communications, aircraft and space systems. The first phase of the contract is worth $12.4 million.
Savi has been awarded a contract valued at $6.6 million to provide radio frequency identification (RFID) tracking technologies and services under the U.S. Defense Department's RFID III procurement contract. The RFID tags, which are attached to cargo containers and other supply chain assets, enable near-real-time supply visibility and interoperability with allied forces and government organizations.