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Insitu Supports ScanEagle Operations in Afganistan

August 22, 2012
By George Seffers

Insitu Incorporated, Bingen, Washington, is being awarded a $23,401,476 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract for additional operational and maintenance services in support of the ScanEagle unmanned aerial systems. These services will provide electro-optical/infrared and mid-wave infrared imagery in support of land-based operations in Operation Enduring Freedom to provide real-time imagery and data. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

Three Firms to Design Radar Prototype

August 22, 2012
By George Seffers

Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Sensors, Liverpool, New York, is being awarded a $35,980,000 firm fixed price contract for the continued technology development of the Three-Dimensional Expeditionary Long-Range Radar system and Preliminary Design Review and Capability Demonstration of the radar prototype. Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, Electronic Systems Division of Linthicum Heights, Maryland, is being awarded a $34,748,186, and Raytheon Company, Integrated Defense Systems, Sudbury, Massachusetts, is being awarded a $35,195,000. The contracting activity is the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts.

General Atomics to Retrofit MQ-9 Reapers

August 22, 2012
By George Seffers

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems of San Diego, California, is being awarded an $87,338,761 firm fixed price, cost plus fixed fee contract for MQ-9 Reaper FY10/11 retrofit kits and installations for up to 80 aircraft. The contracting activity is the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Dayton, Ohio.

AGI Promotes Langster to VP Position

August 22, 2012
By Beverly Schaeffer

AGI, Exton, Pennsylvania, has promoted Travis Langster to vice president, Department of Defense and Intel Space Business Development.

Tracking Humans in Defense Studies

August 21, 2012

The U.S. Defense Department is creating a department-wide system to track and manage human subjects in studies the federal government funds. A Web-based application developed by the Office of Naval Research, called the Protections in Research, Oversight Management Information System, will form the basis for the new system.

Cool App-titude: Military and Money

August 21, 2012
By Rachel Eisenhower

This free iPhone app helps service members and their families take control of their personal finances with videos, articles and interactive tools. It covers financial situations ranging from deployment to retirement and purchasing a home.

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