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SAIC Receives Space and Naval Warfare Center - Pacific Contract

November 12, 2008
By Katie Packard

Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) has won a contract from the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center - Pacific to evaluate emerging technologies for shipboard navigation, sensors and systems. The contract has a potential value of $94 million if all options are exercised. SAIC will research, test and evaluate new technologies for shipboard command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems.

Lockheed Martin Awarded $977 Million Facilities Development and Operations Contract From NASA

November 10, 2008
By Katie Packard

Lockheed Martin has been awarded the Facilities Development and Operations Contract at the Johnson Space Center. The contract is worth up to $977 million if all options are exercised. Services will include the development, sustaining engineering, operations and maintenance of facilities supporting training, flight design, flight planning, reconfiguration and real-time operations for human space flight programs.

SAIC Wins $45 Million Infrared Countermeasure Technology Contract

November 10, 2008
By Katie Packard

Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) has been awarded a prime contract by the Department of the Air Force to provide research and development of new infrared countermeasure technologies to help protect U.S. military aircraft. This single award, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract will support the Air Force Research Laboratory Electro-Optical Warfare Technical Analysis Effort II Program. The contract has a potential value of $45.6 million if all options are exercised.

AeroVironment Wins $6 Million Army Contract

November 10, 2008
By Katie Packard

AeroVironment Incorporated has been awarded a $5.8 million firm-fixed-price contract. This effort is to procure research, development and test and evaluation digital data link efforts for the Raven RQ-11B unmanned aircraft system.

Northrop Grumman Awarded Contract for Joint Enterprise Department of Defense Intelligence Information System Infrastructure Software

November 10, 2008
By Katie Packard

Northrop Grumman Information Technology is being awarded an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract for $177 million. This effort will accomplish the delivery of Joint Enterprise Department of Defense Intelligence Information System (DoDIIS) Infrastructure (JEDI) software and DoDIIS Trusted Workstation (DTW) software. This effort will include requirements definition analysis, systems engineering, development, integration management, quality control, requirements definition analysis, systems engineering, development, integration management, quality control, familiarization, integration/interoperability testing, security and system operation and administration.

General Atomics Receives Contract for Unmanned Aircraft Systems

November 10, 2008
By Katie Packard

General Atomics is being awarded a cost-plus-fee-term contract for $177 million. This contract includes all programs management; urgent repairs and services; logistics support; configuration management; technical manual and software maintenance; engineering technical services; contractor engineering technical services; contractor engineering technical specialists (formerly field support representatives); contractor inventory control point (formerly depot supply support) and spares management; and other services for the Predator/Reaper MQ-1 and MQ-9 Unmanned Aircraft System programs.

Raytheon Receives Contract from Missile Defense Agency

November 10, 2008
By Katie Packard

Raytheon Missile Systems Company is being awarded a $442 million indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract for development and test of the Ballistic Missile Defense System Multiple Kill Vehicle Payload System. The Missile Defense Agency, Huntsville, Alabama, is the contracting activity.

Honor Flight Chicago

November 7, 2008
By Henry Kenyon

Honor Flight Chicago is a little different from most veteran support organizations, and it proves there is no end to the ways people can make a difference in the lives of those who served. The program flies World War II veterans from Chicago Midway Airport to Dulles International Airport so that they can tour various memorials around Washington, D.C.

TechNet Asia-Pacific: The Future Is at Hand--Maybe

November 7, 2008
By Henry Kenyon

U.S. forces may be on the verge of a new era of connectivity, information sharing and individual empowerment-if immediate needs are addressed, both programmatically and technologically. That was the message delivered by Linda Newton, deputy chief of staff for C4I, U.S. Pacific Fleet. Newton outlined two scenarios-near future and distant future-in which effective networking and new information technologies empower individuals regardless of location.

TechNet Asia-Pacific: The J-6s Want a New Net

November 7, 2008
By Henry Kenyon

The people responsible for network centricity among their forces have a common item on their wish lists: a new network that addresses current shortcomings and accommodates new capabilities. Little details such as network management, language, security and seams are major impediments to maintaining network centricity, say J-6s from the Asia-Pacific region.

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