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Northrop Grumman to Develop Hybrid Thermal Ground Plane

August 4, 2008
By Katie Packard

Northrop Grumman Corporation has been selected by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to develop and demonstrate an ultra high-capacity hybrid thermal ground plane needed to overcome heat-related challenges in semiconductors employed in electronic systems. The $1.7 million, 18-month, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract is for the first phase of the three-phase DARPA program.

Incoming: The Patterns of Data Management

August 1, 2008
By H. Mosher

In this month's Incoming column, Lt. Gen. Harry D. Raduege Jr., USAF (Ret.) talks about how management of data is so important. He looks at it from the enterprise level, discussion trends in how organizations can streamline data management operations through consolidation of data centers. While the trend is interesting to discuss, it brings up another interesting point: Individuals are just as likely to need "data management" skills these days, what with the incredible amount of information that flows through their email in-boxes and feed readers. So, for discussion this month: How much is too much information, and how do you manage it all?

Harris Corporation Awarded $7.8 Million U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command Contract

August 1, 2008
By Katie Packard

Harris Corporation has been awarded a three-year, $7.8 million contract to design, develop, test and implement a new enterprise software solution for the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command (USACIDC).

CACI Awarded $9.5 Million Contract to Provide Video Teleconferencing Support for Eighth U.S. Army

August 1, 2008
By Katie Packard

CACI International Incorporated received a $9.5 million contract to provide video teleconferencing (VTC) services and solutions to the Eighth U.S. Army, stationed in the Republic of Korea. The Eighth U.S. Army supports the deterrence of North Korean aggression against the Republic of Korea during armistice, crisis and wartime operations. Under the VTC contract, CACI will partner with the U.S. Army's regional chief information office in Korea to provide VTC capabilities that range from single-user desktop systems to large, multi-screen systems for command center collaboration.

Northrop Grumman to Upgrade Portuguese Air Force F-16s

August 1, 2008
By Katie Packard

Northrop Grumman's third-generation LITENING Advanced Targeting (AT) system has been selected by the Portuguese Air Force for its F-16 advanced targeting pod upgrade program. The LITENING AT system is a self-centered, multi-sensor weapon aiming system that enables fighter pilots to detect, acquire, auto-track and identify targets for highly accurate delivery of both conventional and precision-guided weapons.

SPADAC Awarded Contract by Office of Naval Research

August 1, 2008
By Katie Packard

SPADAC has received a contract by the Office of Naval Research (ONR) to support its large tactical sensor networks II program by developing a system to determine the relevance of cultural factors, which will provide advanced intelligence capabilities in support of the warfighter. The contract has a potential value of $1.2 million.

Cubic Delivers $4 Million Radio Communications System to Canadian Forces Base Wainwright

August 1, 2008
By Katie Packard

Cubic Defense Applications recently installed a new voice communication system at the Canadian Weapon Effects Simulation (CWES) training facility at Canadian Forces Base Wainwright, Alberta, Canada. The $4 million system was ordered by the Canadian Department of National Defence and will provide communications for many purposes, including range control, base maintenance crews, emergency response and other base operations.

InterSense Receives U.S. Air Force Phase I SBIR Contract

August 1, 2008
By Katie Packard

InterSense Incorporated has received a Phase I SBIR contract from the U.S. Air Force to develop and deliver a wireless, networkable motion sensing system that will track and report the location of soldiers and devices in augmented reality training applications. The tracking solution will monitor multiple users and devices with limited reference infrastructure.

ManTech Receives $151 Million Information Technology Support Contract from the U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command

August 1, 2008
By Katie Packard

ManTech International Corporation has received a five-year, $151 million task order to provide information technology (IT) support to the Naval Sea Systems Command, SEA 04L3. ManTech will provide IT support to the Navy's legacy ship maintenance and logistics support information systems program, including the development of formal processes in life cycle planning, documentation, program management, program control, testing, training and deployment.

Javelin Joint Venture Awarded $115 Million Contract for United Arab Emirates and Oman

July 30, 2008
By Katie Packard

Raytheon Company and Lockheed Martin's Javelin Joint Venture has received a $115 million contract with the U.S. government to product the Javelin anti-tank missile and command launch unit for the United Arab Emirates and Oman. Javelin is a man-portable and employable fire-and-forget medium-range missile system ideal for one-soldier operations in all environments.

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