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U.S. Army Awards Contract for Joint Combat Identification Marking System

February 3, 2012
By George Seffers

Crossroads Rehabilitation Center Incorporated, Indianapolis, Indiana, was awarded a $40 million firm-fixed-price contract for services in support of the Joint Combat Identification Marking System. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Warren, Michigan, is the contracting activity.

 

Boeing Provides Airborne Electronic Attack Kits

February 3, 2012
By George Seffers

The Boeing Company, St. Louis, Missouri, is being awarded a $132,823,284 contract modification to exercise an option for the procurement of 12 EA-18G Lot 36 full-rate production airborne electronic attack kits and the associated non-recurring engineering. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

Northrop Grumman Awarded Advanced Hawkeye Full-rate Production Funds

February 3, 2012
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Corporation, Integrated Systems, Bethpage, New York, is being awarded a not-to-exceed $157,942,000 advance acquisition contract for long lead material and related support for the full-rate production of five E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft (Lot 1). The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

Boeing Receives More than $200 Million for P-8A System Development

February 3, 2012
By George Seffers

The Boeing Company, Seattle, Washington, is being awarded a $226,999,940 contract modification for services in support of the P-8A System Development and Demonstration Program for the T-1 and T-3 aircraft. This modification will support interim flight clearance for the P-8A aircraft in the special mission configuration. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

Tech Transfer Revisited--Saving Lives On/Off the Battlefield

February 3, 2012
By Beverly Schaeffer

A U.S. Navy mine-hunting robot can locate a mine, so why not build a commercial robot with the same ability to detect cancer and other diseased cells in the human body? An Office of Naval Research effort is doing just that.

Military Awards Millions for Battlefield Energy Research

February 2, 2012
By H. Mosher

The U.S. Defense Department has awarded $18 million to six programs to reduce the energy demand of future expeditionary outposts. The funds are for programs aimed at developing and rapidly transitioning energy technologies for the combat force.

Homefront Help: Military Kids Connect

February 2, 2012
By Rita Boland

Promoting the idea that "Kids Deploy Too!" when they see parents go to battle overseas, Military Kids Connect offers children of the armed forces an online forum to network with others in the same situation.

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