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Valor Website

September 6, 2012
By Rita Boland

The U.S. Defense Department's Valor website pays homage to troops who have earned the country's highest decorations for bravery.

Cool App-titude: Breathe2Relax

September 7, 2012
Rachel Eisenhower

This portable stress management tool provides users with deep breathing techniques to promote mood stabilization and anxiety management. Developed by the National Center for Telehealth and Technology, the free Breathe2Relax app is available for both iOS and Android. Click below to see the app in action:

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Contest Primes Innovation with Cash

September 5, 2012

Lockheed Martin Corporation is sponsoring a competition designed to encourage new ideas about how to enhance global security. Titled "Innovate the Future," the company is asking for ideas on a range of topics, including sustainable energy, cybersecurity and health care.

 

Northrop to Provide IT Support in Korea

August 24, 2012
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, Herndon, Virginia, was awarded an $8,973,337 firm-fixed-price contract for the procurement of information technology services. Work will be performed in Korea, with an estimated completion date of July 31, 2015. Sixteen bids were solicited, with three bids received. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Yongsan Garrison, Korea, is the contracting activity.

Raytheon to Provide ATFLIR Replaceable Assemblies

August 24, 2012
By George Seffers

Raytheon Company, McKinney, Texas, is being awarded $9,866,912 for ceiling priced repair delivery order #7002 under a previously issued basic ordering agreement for the repair of nine weapon replaceable assemblies and eight shop replaceable assemblies of the Advanced Targeting Forward Looking Infrared System used in support of the F/A-18 aircraft. The Naval Supply Weapons Systems Support, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is the contracting activity.

Orbital to Develop Experimental Spacecraft Bus

August 24, 2012
By George Seffers

Orbital Sciences Corporation, Dulles, Virginia, is being awarded a $32,642,695 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to develop a maneuverable augmented geostationary laboratory experiment platform spacecraft bus. The contracting activity is Air Force Research Laboratory, Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico.

Raytheon to Provide Radar for Drug Trafficking Detection

August 24, 2012
By George Seffers

Raytheon Company, Integrated Defense Systems, Sudbury, Massachusetts, is being awarded a $15,783,949 cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for engineering and technical services in support of the Relocatable Over the Horizon Radar (ROTHR) system for the Forces Surveillance Support Center, Chesapeake, Virginia. The ROTHR system is a unique legacy radar system that uses high frequency over-the-horizon radar to provide tactically significant wide-area air and sea surveillance tracking information. The ROTHR System supports the tracking and detection of drug trafficking activities in Northern South American and Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico basins. This contract contains two, one-year option provisions, which if exercised, will bring the contract value to $48,472,799. The Naval Supply Systems Command Fleet Logistics Support Center Norfolk Contracting Department, Philadelphia Office, is the contracting activity.

Harris Radio Contract Modified

August 24, 2012
By George Seffers

Harris Corporation, Rochester, New York, was issued a contract modification on contract. The award is a firm fixed price, indefinite delivery and indefinite quantity, sole-source contract with a maximum $35,528,960 for radio components. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Land, Aberdeen, Maryland.

Northrop to Integrate BLOS onto E-11A Aircraft

August 24, 2012
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Space and Missile Systems Corporation, San Diego, California, is being awarded a $20,170,782 contract modification to integrate beyond line of sight capability (BLOS) onto an E-11A aircraft. The contracting activity is Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts.

Raytheon to Provide Miniature Air-Launched Jammers

August 24, 2012
By George Seffers

Raytheon Company, Missile Systems, Tucson, Arizona, is being awarded $81,839,791 firm-fixed price contract for miniature air-launched decoy jammers. The contracting activity is the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida.

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