Army Funds Additional $5.6 Million for TCS SNAP Deployable Satellite Solutions

February 20, 2009
By Katie Packard

TeleCommunication Systems Incorporated (TCS) has received an additional $5.6 million of funding from the U.S. Army to provide additional Secure Internet Protocol Router (SIPR) and Non-secure Internet Protocol Router (NIPR) Access Point (SNAP) Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT) Satellite Systems as well as an assortment of data packages, forward deployed spares and field service engineers. These systems will support ongoing operations in both Iraq and Afghanistan.

L-3 Wins Coast Guard Fast Response Cutter Contract

February 20, 2009
By Katie Packard

L-3 Communications' Communications Systems-East division has been awarded a contract by Bollinger Shipyards to provide the C4ISR system for the U.S. Coast Guard's Fast Response Cutter program. Under an initial two-year contract, the company will design and deliver the first production shipset and related training systems. This contract also includes options for an additional 33 shipsets that if exercised would result in an overall contract value in excess of $100 million.

Sentinels of Freedom

February 20, 2009
By Henry Kenyon

Sentinels of Freedom awards scholarships to wounded veterans-but this money does not lead to a degree. Instead, the organization provides "life scholarships" in an effort to help the injured readjust to civilian life and their new physical challenges. Through donations of time, money, goods and scholarships, veterans receive housing, transportation and employment and education assistance.

Face of America 2009

February 19, 2009
By Rita Boland
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Dust off those bikes, take them out of the garage and get rolling for a great cause! Face of America 2009 begins April 25 in Bethesda, Maryland, to raise awareness of service members injured in the line of duty. The 110-mile bike ride, which ends April 26 in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, also raises funds for World TEAM (The Exceptional Athlete Matters) Sports, an organization that strives to increase awareness, acceptance and integration of people with disabilities through sports.

CSC Wins Army Technical Services Subcontract

February 18, 2009
By Katie Packard

CSC will provide training, technical engineering and documentation services to the U.S. Army's Product Manager Joint-Automatic Identification Technology office under a subcontract with Savi Technology Incorporated, a Lockheed Martin company.