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Nine Firms to Support Space and Missile Defense Command

January 4, 2013
George I. Seffers
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Analytical Services Inc.; COLSA Corp.; Engineering Research and Consulting Inc.; DMD; Quantum Research International Inc.; Radiance Technologies Inc.; Sigmatech Inc.; System Studies and Simulation Inc.; and Warfighter Solutions LLC, all of Huntsville, Ala., were awarded a $997 million cost-plus-fixed-fee, multiple-award-task-order contract between nine contractors. The award will provide for the systems engineering and technical assistance services in support of the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command. The U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command, Huntsville, is the contracting activity.

CAE to Provide C-130B-H Simulator Training

January 4, 2013
George I. Seffers
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CAE USA Inc., Tampa, Fla., is being awarded a $12,500,000 maximum ceiling, firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract for C-130B-H simulator training. The location of the performance is Tampa Bay, Fla. The contracting activity is the Air Education Training Command, Randolph Air Force Base, Texas. 

BAE to Provide Identification Friend or Foe Technology to Five Nations

January 4, 2013
George I. Seffers
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BAE Systems Information and Electronic Systems Integration, Greenlawn, N.Y., is being awarded a $24,186,962 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract to exercise an option for the procurement of Common (Identification Friend or Foe) Digital Transponder (CXP) hardware for the U.S. Army, Navy, Coast Guard, and the governments of Saudi Arabia, Australia, the Netherlands, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), including transponders, mounts, modification kits and remote control unit modes. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity. 

BAE Awarded DISA Support Contract

January 4, 2013
George I. Seffers
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BAE Systems Information Solutions Inc., McLean, Va., was awarded a firm-fixed-price contract for XTS Enterprise Guard Solution (consisting of hardware, software and maintenance support) for e-mail, file transfer and Web services. The total lifecycle value of the contract is $8,200,000. Performance will be at DISA, Lab Building, Fort George G. Meade, Md. The Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, is the contracting activity. 

Big Data in Demand for Intelligence Community

January 4, 2013
By George I. Seffers
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The National Security Agency is poised to deliver an initial cloud computing capability for the entire intelligence community that will significantly enhance cybersecurity and mission performance, and unleash the power of innovation for intelligence agencies, Lonny Anderson, NSA chief information officer, says.

Boeing Receives $895 Million to Upgrade Globemaster III

January 2, 2013
George I. Seffers
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The Boeing Co., Long Beach, Calif., is being awarded a $895 million cost-plus-incentive-fee, cost-plus-fixed-fee, firm-fixed-price, fixed-price incentive-fee and cost-reimbursement contract for C-17 Globemaster III, operational enhancements to provide integrated software, hardware upgrades and development efforts to the C-17 weapon system. The contracting activity is the U.S. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. 

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