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Northrop Grumman Wins Contract to Provide Software Engineering Support to the Army

January 26, 2009
By Katie Packard

Northrop Grumman Corporation has been awarded a delivery order to provide software engineering support to the Headquarters, U.S. Army, Europe and Seventh Army for mission critical defense systems, including command, control, communications, computers and intelligence (C4I) systems serving U.S. Army, Joint, Coalition and North Atlantic Treaty Organization operations. The delivery order has a potential value of $71.2 million over three years.

AtHoc Awarded Air Force Central Command Contract for Network-Centric Emergency Notification System

January 26, 2009
By Katie Packard

AtHoc Incorporated has been awarded a $5.4 million contract by the U.S. Air Force Central Command (USAFCENT) for a theater-wide deployment of AtHoc IWSAlerts. AtHoc IWSAlerts will be deployed over Secret Internet Protocol Router Network (SIPRNET) and Non-Secure Internet Protocol Router Network (NIPRNET), providing emergency alerting over USAFCENT's classified and unclassified networks.

DRC Awarded $11.5 Million Training and Simulation Contract by Customs and Border Protection

January 26, 2009
By Katie Packard

Dynamics Research Corporation (DRC) has received a contract with an initial value of $11.5 million from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Office of Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine (CBP A&M) to provide Web-based training (WBT) and other training services. Under the terms of the contract, DRC will develop functional WBT courseware to meet the training and simulation needs of CBP A&M.

Verizon Business Upgrades Communications at Army Installations

January 23, 2009
By Katie Packard

Verizon Business will upgrade the communications infrastructure of five U.S. Army sites. The estimated value of the projects is about $70.7 million, and the task orders are under the Installation, Information, Infrastructure Modernization (IMOD) contract on behalf of the Project Manager for Network Services Center (NSC), which is under the Program Executive Office for Enterprise Information Systems (PEO EIS).

Northrop Grumman Awarded $374 Million Construction Preparation Contract for Second Gerald R. Ford-Class Aircraft Carrier

January 23, 2009
By Katie Packard

Northrop Grumman Corporation has received a $374 million cost-type contract award for construction preparation of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier CVN 79. The carrier, which has yet to be been named, is the second ship of the Gerald R. Ford class. The company's shipbuilding sector will perform the work, which includes design efforts, planning and the procurement of long lead-time material such as propulsion machinery.

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