The U.S. Air Force has awarded CSC eight task orders to provide logistics and maintenance support to the U.S. Army Regional Aviation Sustainment Management-East and -West. The task orders are collectively valued at $347 million.
The Defense Information Systems Agency has awarded Raytheon Company an information assurance and network operations contract worth up to $138 million. Under the contract, Raytheon will design, transition and operate a secure voice, video and data-information sharing and collaboration environment for U.S. and coalition forces.
The U.S. Air Force Cryptologic Programs Systems Group has awarded General Dynamics C4 Systems a $30 million, six-year contract to design, develop, install and support the Remote Rekey Modernization (RRK) program. RRK will enable authorized Air Force personnel at centralized facilities to remotely manage cryptographic keys controlling encryption equipment located throughout the continental United States, Hawaii and Alaska. The total potential value of the contract is $50 million if all options are exercised.
Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) has been awarded a task order by the Defense Health Information Management System to provide sustainment support to the Armed Forces Health Longitudinal Technology Application/Composite Health Care System. The order has a total value of more than $158 million if all options are exercised.
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The U.S. Air Force is awarding a contract to Booz Allen Hamilton for an estimated $18 million. This contract is for technical area tasking to provide the Office of Information Assurance and Compliance with innovative information assurance analysis for the Army's cryptographic modernization programs, which link satellites, sensors, communication devices and aircraft throughout the field.