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U.S. Army Launches Its Premier Cyber Brigade

March 16, 2012
By Beverly Schaeffer

Drawing on nearly 14 years of continuing effort and achievement, the U.S. Army has successfully placed its first cyber brigade into daily operation. Will it be able to continue performing its duties as a virtual Hadrian's Wall in cyberspace? Indications thus far would confirm so. What are your impressions?

Homefront Help: SCAADL Calculator

March 15, 2012
By Rita Boland
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Catastrophically wounded or ill service members and people involved in their care can access the Special Compensation for Assistance with Activities of Daily Living (SCAADL) calculator to determine the amount of stipend they can receive to help cover nonmedical expenses.

Northrop Grumman Supports Intelligence Center

March 14, 2012
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Space & Mission Systems Corporation Herndon, Virginia, is being awarded a $10,999,921, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for providing technical and engineering support to operate and maintain National Air and Space Intelligence Center databases, tools, dynamic web-based products, and related systems and capabilities. Air Force Research Laboratory, Rome, New York, is the contracting activity.

AAI Supports Shadow UAS in Afghanistan and Australia

March 14, 2012
By George Seffers

AAI Corporation, Hunt Valley, Maryland, was awarded an $180.9 million cost-plus-incentive-fee for the sustainment services in support of the RQ-7B Shadow unmanned aircraft systems. Work will be performed in Hunt Valley, Maryland, Afghanistan and Australia with an estimated completion date of October 31, 2012. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.

Aeroflex Powell to Support Expeditionary Electronic Warfare

March 14, 2012
By George Seffers

Aeroflex Powell Incorporated (doing business as Aeroflex Cupertino), Cupertino, California, is being awarded a $11,500,000 basic ordering agreement for arbitrary waveform generators (AWG) and AWG components in support of expeditionary electronic warfare systems. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division, Crane, Indiana, is the contracting activity.

Lockheed Receives Enhanced Radar Contract

March 14, 2012
By George Seffers

Lockheed Martin, Mission System and Sensors, Liverpool, New York, was awarded a $166,044,028 firm-fixed-price contract enhanced AN/TPQ-36 radars, including spares, testing, and training materials. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Fort Monmouth, New Jersey, is the contracting activity.

General Dynamics to Provide Wide Area Network Services

March 14, 2012
By George Seffers

General Dynamics, C4 Systems Incorporated, San Antonio, Texas, was awarded an $82,935,215 cost-plus-award-fee contract to provide for the multi-level security information systems wide area network services. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Triangle Park, North Carolina, is the contracting activity.

Three Firms to Provide Geospatial Research and Development

March 14, 2012
By George Seffers

OGSystems LLC, Chantilly, Virginia; United Federal Systems Incorporated, Reston, Virginia; and Research Innovations Incorporated, Reston, Virginia, were awarded a $48.5 million firm-fixed-price and cost-plus-fixed-fee contract between three contractors. The award will provide for the research and development services for Geospatial Research, Integration, Development and Support II. The Army Geospatial Center, National Contracting, Organization, Alexandria, Virginia, is the contracting activity.

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