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Information Security Innovation Recognized

October 20, 2011

(ISC)², the not-for-profit information security professional body that administers the Certified Information Systems Security Professional certification, announced this week the winners of its eighth annual U.S. Government Information Security Leadership Awards.

General Atomics to Provide Reapers to Italian Air Force

October 19, 2011
By George Seffers

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Incorporated, San Diego, California, is being awarded a $15,053,962 firm-fixed-price contract for the Italian Air Force MQ-9 Reaper Program providing for two MQ-9 Reaper air vehicles; three LYNX Block 30 radars; and one spare engine. Aeronautical Systems Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.

SAIC to Advance Passive Electro-Optical Technologies

October 19, 2011
By George Seffers

Science Applications International Corporation, McLean, Virginia, is being awarded a $25 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to advance passive electro-optical technologies for hyper-spectral target detection and material identification, extended range sensing with polar metric and other non-literal sensors, and persistent surveillance. Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.

WareOnEarth to Support High-Performance Computing Management Program

October 19, 2011
By George Seffers

WareOnEarth Communications Incorporated, North Charleston, South Carolina, was awarded a $12 million cost-plus-fixed-fee and firm-fixed-price indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract modification to provide operations and maintenance services in support of the High- Performance Computing Management Program, Defense Research and Engineering Network. The U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command, Mission Support Contracting Activity, Fort Hood, Texas, is the contracting activity.

General Atomics Awarded Gray Eagle Engineering Services Contract

October 19, 2011
By George Seffers

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Incorporated, Poway, California, was awarded a $30,279,377 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract modification for additional engineering services for the MQ-1C Gray Eagle Unmanned Aircraft System program. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.

Cool App-titude: Pinterest

October 18, 2011
By Rachel Eisenhower

Forget about traditional cork boards and push pins. The new Pinterest app for iPhone lets you catalog and share your favorite things in one accessible place.

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