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Northrop Grumman Wins Additional Contract for Joint Warning and Reporting Network

March 25, 2009
By Katie Packard

The U.S. Navy has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation a $48 million contract for initial fielding and continued development of the Joint Warning and Reporting Network (JWARN). JWARN will provide the military services near real-time analysis and response capability to minimize the effects of chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) attacks. The system will enable commanders to understand the tactical and strategic implications of a CBRN attack or hazard and provide information and communications to minimize the contamination threat.

SAIC Receives $11 Million Navy Contract

March 23, 2009
By Katie Packard

Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) is being awarded a cost-plus-fixed-fee contract not to exceed $11 million for nonpersonal professional engineering, technical and management support services; scientific/engineering analysis and studies; test and evaluation; technical data support; field engineering; integrated logistics support; configuration management; and data management support for the H-60 Helicopter Project and Aviation Support Equipment.

CSC Awarded Contract for OCONUS Support Services

March 23, 2009
By Katie Packard

CSC is being awarded a $29 million firm-fixed-price with cost reimbursable other direct costs contract for support services for the operation, maintenance, support and management of the Outside Continental U.S. (OCONUS) Navy Enterprise Network, Far East Region.

Newman's Own Awards

March 26, 2009
By Rita Boland
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The Fisher House Foundation, in concert with Newman's Own and the Military Times Media Group, is sponsoring the 2009 Newman's Own Awards. The program awards grants to organizations with ideas to improve the quality of life for military and veterans' families. A total of $75,000 is available. The top prize is $15,000, with the other $60,000 being distributed at the judges' discretion. The deadline to apply is May 1, 2009, and winners will be announced in September 2009. Application guidelines and more information are available online. The programs listed on these pages are not affiliated with our publication or association. We highlight these independent efforts as a service to our military and our readers. For more information about these programs, please contact the organizations directly.

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