SIGNAL Magazine Executive Editor Maryann Lawlor is covering MILCOM '09 live from Boston. Click through to get a direct link to all the coverage from this important military communications conference.
"I tell people if you get three individuals with an attitude and an explosive, you've got a problem on your hands."--Lt. Gen. Ted F. Bowlds, USAF, commander, ESC
MILCOM 2009 opened today with a speech by David Gergen, CNN commentator and editor at-large for US News and World Report.
The U.S. Air Force has awarded Dynamics Research Corporation (DRC) a contract valued at $20.2 million to support the Item Unique Identification (IUID) program managed by the Air Force Global Logistics Support Center. The IUID program will allow the Air Force to track parts through transportation, supply, repair and overhaul, support valuation and life-cycle management.
The Department of Homeland Security has awarded QinetiQ North America three contracts worth more than $5 million to provide information technology (IT) support to the U.S. Secret Service's Washington, D.C., headquarters. The three task orders all involve providing IT services that establish, maintain and secure the networks on which the agency's day-to-day mission and business activities depend.
Alion Science and Technology has been awarded a $3.3 million contract to support the U.S. Army's Modeling and Simulation Office. Alion will recruit and manage modeling and simulation personnel to meet Army warfighting needs and to help create a fully trained modeling and simulation community within the service.
We're starting a new feature here at SIGNAL Scape: a weekly post focusing on cool apps. Our inaugural post features an app for you multitasking on-the-go folks: Torch Project Management.