The SIGNAL Blog

Lockheed Martin Awarded Cyber Information Assurance Contract

October 16, 2009
By Henry Kenyon

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has awarded Lockheed Martin a $31 million Military Network Protocol contract to develop new cyber assurance procedures to improve security, dynamic bandwidth allocation, and policy-based prioritization levels at the individual and unit level.

SIGNAL Says: Lt. Gen. Keith J. Stalder, USMC

October 16, 2009
By Katie Packard

"If we want to be aggressive about technology, we must be willing to make mistakes. We are playing not to lose instead of playing to win, and there is a cost for that." -- Lt. Gen. Keith J. Stalder, USMC, commanding general, MARFORPAC

Webinar Oct. 29: End-to-End IP Communications on the GIG

October 15, 2009
By Henry Kenyon

In today's telephony environment, the U.S. Department of Defense needs to not only meet the legacy demands of their current TDM technology, but also lead their organization to the future of end-to-end IP centric communications on the GIG, the subject of the next SIGNAL webinar on October 29 at 1 p.m. Eastern Time.

Raytheon Awarded DARPA Contract to Develop HEALICS Technology

October 15, 2009
By Henry Kenyon

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded Raytheon Company a $5.5 million contract to design, fabricate and test Self-HEALing mixed signal Integrated Circuits (HEALICS) technology. The effort will incorporate self-healing into a complex system-on-chip design, providing the capability for the chip to sense undesired circuit behaviors and correct them automatically.

BAE Systems Wins Eurofighter Support Contract

October 15, 2009
By Henry Kenyon

BAE Systems has won a contract worth more than £400 million by Eurofighter GMBH. The company will provide support for the radar and defensive aids subsystems on the Eurofighter Typhoon fleets for the German, Italian, Spanish and British air forces.

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