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Raytheon Awarded Patriot Tactical Missile Upgrade Contract

February 9, 2010
By Henry Kenyon

The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command has awarded Raytheon Company a $58.2 million contract for Patriot Guidance Enhanced Missile-Tactical (GEM-T) missiles. Under the contract, the company will upgrade 124 Patriot Advanced Capability-2 missiles to the GEM-T configuration. This is a follow-on contract issued as part of the command's Patriot missile continuous technology refreshment program initiated in 2000.

Lockheed Martin Awarded Air Force Contract For Additional Joint Air-To-Surface Standoff Missiles

February 9, 2010
By Henry Kenyon

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Lockheed Martin a $243.5 million contract for an eighth production lot of the Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile (JASSM) cruise missile. The award brings the total contracted number of the JASSM to more than 1,200. The Lot 8 contract is for 158 JASSM missiles, along with fuse reliability, parts obsolescence efforts, test instrumentation kits, system reliability and flight test support.

NASA Selects Parabon Computation To Develop Modeling And Simulation Solution

February 9, 2010
By Henry Kenyon

NASA has awarded Parabon Computation a two-year, $600,000 contract to deliver a unique software service to enable scientists and engineers to interactively develop, execute and collaborate on modeling and simulation applications from any standard Web browser. A part of the agency's Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) award program, the effort will develop the Modeling and Simulation as a Service solution to provide Web-based Platform as a Service tools.

From the Exhibit Floor

February 3, 2010
By Maryann Lawlor
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FINALLY -- able to blog from booths because I actually got connected to and by the right people. Thanks, Microsoft! Here's a look at some of the capabilities being demo'ed here.

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