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Denmark Procures Multi-Spectral Targeting Systems

January 8, 2014

Raytheon Co., McKinney, Texas, is being awarded a $10,510,029 firm-fixed-price contract for nine multi-spectral targeting systems for Royal Danish Navy MH-60R/S helicopters. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane, Ind., is the contracting activity (N00164-12-G-JQ66-0037).

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PTFS to Provide Digital Library System for Intelligence Agency

January 8, 2014

PTFS was recently awarded a five-year, multi-million dollar contract from the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) GEOINT Research Center (GRC) for a program called ILS Next. ILS Next replaces NGA’s legacy Voyager library management system which has been in operation for more than a decade. PTFS is supplying its commercial-off-the-shelf ArchivalWare Digital Library System (DLS). PTFS will help replace the legacy Voyager bibliographic cataloging system with ArchivalWare DLS. The system enables ingest, cataloging, storage, discovery, conversion, repurposing, collection, and assessment of geospatial and other multi-intelligence content on all three NGA network domains.

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TTT-Cubed to Support Airborn Threat Simulation Organization

January 8, 2014

TTT-Cubed Inc., Fremont, Calif., is being awarded a $26,983,588 ceiling-priced, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the procurement of hardware, repair, and modification services for the development, integration, and operational support of countermeasure and emitter threat simulator systems for the Airborne Threat Simulation Organization. In addition, this contract provides for hardware, including one first article receiver-transmitter radar mini instantaneous frequency measurement (IFM) assembly; one first article integrated stabilized radio frequency source (ISRFS) assembly; 250 mini IFM assembly production units; and 125 ISRFS assembly production units. The Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division, China Lake, Calif., is the contracting activity (N68936-14-D-0009).

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DARPA Announces Eight Robotics Challenge Trials Winners

January 7, 2014
By George I. Seffers
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The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) selected eight teams eligible to receive up to $1 million to continue their work following the conclusion of the agency’s Robotics Challenge trials. The robots performed a series of eight simple tasks, such as walking a short distance or cutting a hole in a wall, at the Homestead-Miami Speedway, Homestead, Florida.

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Cool App-titude: OpenMaps

January 7, 2014
By Rachel Lilly
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Tap into the power of OpenStreetMap on your iPhone. OpenStreetMap is a free wiki world map, where anyone can contribute by editing and adding tags or creating places.

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