DARPA Modifies Cloud Computing Contract

July 11, 2012
By George Seffers

Terremark Federal Group Incorporated, Miami, Florida, is being awarded a $9,116,831 modification to a firm-fixed-price contract to provide cloud-based computing, infrastructure, data, and analytical support under the General Services Administration Special Item Number (SIN) 132-51 and SIN 132-52. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is the contracting activity.

DRS to Provide Signals Intelligence Tool for Special Operations

July 11, 2012
By George Seffers

DRS Soneticom Incorporated, Melbourne, Florida, is being awarded a $10,784,185 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to develop an operational prototype, man-portable signals intelligence (SIGINT) receiver to support the Joint Threat Warning System Ground SIGINT kit program. The Tactical SIGINT Tool, as envisioned, will be a small form factor, easily mission configured, secure handheld/body-worn networked device that provides real-time SIGINT and precision geolocation while incorporating a dedicated communications capability for command and control functions and cooperative geolocation. U.S. Special Operations Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, is the contracting activity.

SOF, ISR and the Budget

July 11, 2012
By Rita Boland
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The vice commander of U.S Special Operations Command discusses how special operations and key technology assets fit into the future of warfighting under upcoming budget cuts.

Cool App-titude: Pulse News

July 10, 2012
By Rachel Eisenhower

The Pulse News app for iPad and Android takes a visual twist on traditional RSS feeds. It provides all your content in one place with a focus on photographs to catch your eye, and it's one of the most popular news apps on the market.