Implementing a new strategic doctrine will require a new way of doing business. The Air-Sea Battle offers more than just battlespace changes.
FNG-PAT Joint Venture, LLC, Detroit, Michigan, was awarded a $9,912,567 firm-fixed-price contract for the construction of a theater communications facility and network control center at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Winchester, Virginia, is the contracting activity.
URS, Germantown, Maryland, was awarded a $99,199,868 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the procurement of lighting kit motion detector systems. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Natick, Massachusetts, is the contracting activity.
Sensor and Antenna Systems Incorporated, Lansdale, Pennsylvania, is being awarded a $38,956,741 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract to exercise an option for 48 low band transmitters; 13 vertical polarized antennas; and 28 horizontal polarized antennas associated with the AN/ALQ-99 low band transmitter. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.
ReconRobotics Incorporated, Minneapolis, Minnesota, was awarded a $13,975,038 firm-fixed-price contract for the procurement of 1,100 Recon Scout XT micro unmanned ground robots in support of video reconnaissance. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, is the contracting activity.
BAE Systems - Information and Electronic Systems Integration, Nashua, New Hampshire, was awarded a $38,010,103 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract, and Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, Rolling Meadows, Illinois, was awarded a $31,359,202 to provide for the services in support of furthering the technology development phase of the Common Infrared Countermeasure Program. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., is the contracting activity.
If the two Pacific powers do not hang together, they will hang each other separately.
The U.S. Navy will be at the center of future military operations as conflicts emerge across the globe, says the department undersecretary.
While potential enemies gear up to attack the U.S. military in cyberspace, additional massive budget cuts mandated by the federal government may have as devastating an effect on the force.
MilDef AB, Helsingborg, Sweden, will support the Danish Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organization (DALO) with rugged Rocky RK9 rugged computers and special electronics. The first deliveries to DALO will take place this month.
International Business Machines Corporation, Yorktown Heights, New York, is being awarded a $6,576,024 cost contract for the Broad Operational Language Technology Program. The program has a goal of creating technology capable of translating multiple foreign languages in all genres, retrieving information from the translated material, and enabling bilingual communication via speech or text.
BAE Systems Information and Electronic Systems, Totowa, New Jersey, was awarded a firm-fixed-price contract for a maximum $24,062,919 for installation of advanced radar warning receiver ship sets on C-130 aircraft. The Defense Logistics Agency Aviation, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, is the contracting activity.
Georgia Tech Applied Research Corporation, Atlanta, Georgia, is being awarded a $25,135,974 cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery, requirements contract for ground-based sensors for remotely controlled aircraft. ESG/PKS, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, is the contracting activity.
Spectrum Laser and Technologies Incorporated, Colorado Springs, Colorado, is being awarded a $8,704,839 firm-fixed price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the purchase of circuit card assemblies in support of the Naval Air Systems Command. The circuit card assemblies are integrated into the MH-60R and MH-60S armed helicopter weapon system projects.
CIO/G-6 senior team members will be visiting every booth; Gen. Lawrence to review all their assessments of solutions on exhibit floor. LandWarNet splits into three smaller regional events in 2012. Former soldier and current entrepreneur extraordinaire advises Army leadership on the changes it must make in cyberwarfare, recruiting and acquisition.
Following the triple disasters of the earthquake in Japan, the tsunami, and the continuing nuclear crisis, I interviewed Dr. Lin Wells, Director, Center for Technology and National Security Policy at the National Defense University, concerning his thoughts about emergency preparedness and disaster recovery efforts in Japan. Wells is a well-known expert in emergency preparedness and disaster recovery who has provided leadership and expertise in preparing for and responding to some of the worst disasters in our recent history
Technology assessors chose 11 out of 32 technology solutions from this year's event as their picks for early success. Judged on their achievement in interoperability, information assurance and warfighter/operator utility, the Top Performing Technologies range from capabilities that support ballistic missile defense to maritime traffic tracking and could be in the hands of users in six to 12 months.
The SIGNAL staff and all of AFCEA extend our appreciation and respect to our nation's veterans for their courage and sacrifice.