McMaster Promoted, To Command Fort Benning

April 4, 2012
By Beverly Schaeffer

Brig. Gen. Herbert R. McMaster Jr., USA, has been nominated for promotion to the rank of major general and assignment as commander, U.S. Army Maneuver Center of Excellence and Fort Benning, Georgia.

Silicon and Semiconductors Unite

April 4, 2012
By Henry Kenyon

DARPA's Diverse Accessible Heterogeneous Integration program is initiating a foundry technology effort to find innovative methods to combine a variety of devices and materials onto a single silicon chip.

Cool App-titude: U.S. Defense Department App Challenge

April 3, 2012
By Rachel Eisenhower

Do you have a creative app solution to help students explore science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)? If so, you could be a winner in the U.S. Defense Department's mobile app challenge running from now through June 4, 2012. Get details on how to enter.

Rockwell to Provide Radio Terminals

April 2, 2012
By George Seffers

Rockwell Collins Incorporated, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is being awarded a $10,935, 638 firm-fixed- price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the procurement of 120 QNT-200 radio terminals, including up to 18,240 hours of incidental equipment modifications services. The QNT-200 radio terminal provides Internet Protocol network connectivity and is integrated into communication jamming pods and electronic warfare laboratories. The Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division, Point Mugu, California, is the contracting activity.


Northrop to Support Royal Air Force Intelligence Training

April 2, 2012
By George Seffers

The Virginia Contracting Activity awarded a contract for support systems training services at the Regional Joint Intelligence Training Facility, Royal Air Force, Molesworth, United Kingdom. The base year obligated amount is $6,189,259 and the base plus four option years total ceiling amount is $52,705,368. The winning contractor is Northrup Grumman Space & Mission Systems Corporation, Herndon, Virginia. The end of the potential five-year period of performance is March 29, 2017.