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U.S. Army Purchases Harris Radios

August 15, 2012
By George Seffers

Harris Corporation, Rochester, New York, was awarded an $85,500,000 firm-fixed-price contract modification to procure radios. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Fort Monmouth, New Jersey, is the contracting activity.

Northrop Awarded Global Combat Support System Contract Modification

August 15, 2012
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Information Technology Incorporated, McLean, Virginia, was awarded a $298,934,381 cost-plus-incentive-fee contract modification in support of the Global Combat Support System, Army. The contracting authority is the U.S. Army Contracting Command, Rock Island, Illinois.

BAE to Provide Vehicle Situational Awareness

August 15, 2012
By George Seffers

BAE Systems, York, Pennsylvania, was awarded a $306,171,558 firm-fixed-price contract modification to convert Operation Desert Storm (ODS) vehicles into the ODS situational awareness configuration. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Warren, Michigan, is the contracting activity.

Harris to Support Space Range Operations Center

August 15, 2012
By George Seffers

Harris Corporation, Government Communications Systems, Palm Bay, Florida, is being awarded a $9,153,873 cost-plus-award-fee/cost-plus-fixed-fee and firm-fixed-price cost contract for Space Test and Training Range Space Range Operations Center systems updates and improvements. Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, California, is the contracting activity.

SCDIT Awarded DISA Information Technology Contract

August 15, 2012
By George Seffers

SCD Information Technology Limited Liability Corporation, Columbia, Maryland, was awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity firm-fixed-price contract for on-site preventative, predictive, and remedial hardware maintenance and internal hardware operating system's software, engineering changes, and other related hardware maintenance services. The specification covers hardware internal operating system software and software technical support when they are offered as an integral and essential part of providing hardware maintenance. The total contract ceiling is $40 million. Performance will be at the Defense Information Systems Agency Computing Services Directorate processing centers, or its successor, as well as satellite installations/information processing centers, at various locations. The Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, is the contracting activity.

Alexander: Train Like You Fight

August 14, 2012
By Max Cacas
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What concerns Gen. Keith Alexander, USA, Commander of U.S. Cyber Command, and speaking today at TechNet Land Forces East in Baltimore, is that the people under his command are "not trained to a standard needed to protect our systems."

The Internet: Conduit or Content?

August 14, 2012
By Max Cacas
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When it comes to cybersecurity, how do you distinguish the routers, switches and other equipment that make up the "network of networks" from kitten videos, blogs and company websites that make up the content found on the Internet? The answer to that question, as difficult as it might be to answer in a straightforward way, was the subject of the first panel discussion at the TechNet Land Forces East conference on Tuesday afternoon.

Welcome to the "Global Center for Cybersecurity"

August 14, 2012
By Max Cacas
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Maryland is home to key cybersecurity agencies, such as the United States Cyber Command and the National Security Agency, and the Baltimore Convention Center provides a fitting venue for the nearly 4,000 attendees of the TechNet Land Forces East conference, Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) said prior to the event's opening luncheon.

Cool App-titude: Camera Awesome

August 14, 2012
By Rachel Eisenhower

You don't need a professional camera to snap and share high-quality photos with family and friends thanks to the free Camera Awesome app for iOS, which ranks as the number one photography app in 55 countries.

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