A science-based software tool for the iPad allows first responders to learn from models of building damage and other conditions that occur after a disaster. Developed by Sandia National Laboratories, the Standard Unified Modeling, Mapping and Integration Toolkit (SUMMIT) enables firefighters, medics and police officers to visualize damaged buildings.
John Chambers, CEO of internet router manufacturer CISCCO, told the DISA Customer and Industry Forum in Baltimore that "Collaboration will be the productivity tool of the next decade."
Honeywell International Incorporated, Clearwater, Florida, was awarded an approximate $141 million firm-fixed-price contract for inertial navigation units for several end items, including the Bradley, Knight and howitzer. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Warren, Michigan, is the contracting activity.
Lockheed Martin MS2, Liverpool, New York, was awarded a more than $91 million firm-fixed-price cost-plus-fixed-fee contract modification for four enhanced EQ-36 radar systems with armored Sustained Operation Group (SOG) and Mission Essential Group (MEG) equipped and 16 radar systems with SOG and MEGs. Beginning with an undefinitized April 2010 contract, Lockheed Martin has now received a total of $252 million for a total of 20 EQ-36 radar systems and an upgrade to armored five-ton trucks for the systems' SOG and MEG. The modification completes the funding, on this contract. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, is the contracting activity.
Raytheon Missiles Systems Company, Tucson, Arizona, was awarded a firm-fixed-price cost-plus-fixed-fee contract valued at more than $11 million Griffin stand-off precision guided munitions and associated engineering services support. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.
Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, Bethpage, New York, is being awarded an approximate $47 million contract modification for maintenance and repair of the supply assets for E-2D unique components and/or systems in support of the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye System Development and Demonstration Program. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland is the contracting activity.