The SIGNAL Blog

DHS Leader Describes Partnership With Michigan

January 11, 2010
By Henry Kenyon

During an interview with Rear Adm. Michael A Brown, USN, last week, the admiral clarified the first-of-its-kind cybersecurity partnership with the state of Michigan.

Cool App-titude: Remote

January 12, 2010
By Katie Packard

I cannot function without music. It keeps me moving, gives me energy and helps the day go by. With Remote, you can always have music at your fingertips.

Learn How to Get Published in SIGNAL

January 7, 2010
By Katie Packard

Wondering how you can get your business' news published in one of SIGNAL's publications? Executive Editor Maryann Lawlor will be hosting an event at West 2010 for PAOs, business development managers and PR folks to help you learn how. "The Secrets Behind Getting News Published" in SIGNAL's media will be held Wednesday, February 3, at 9 a.m. PST.

General Dynamics Awarded U.S. Army Stryker Contracts

January 6, 2010
By Henry Kenyon

The U.S. Army has awarded General Dynamics two Stryker related contracts with a total value of $112 million. The first is an $84 million contract for battle damage assessment, repair services and materials for Stryker brigades deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan. The second $28 million award is for 474 hull protection kits and spare parts for Stryker vehicles.

CSC Wins Contract To Continue Supporting Aberdeen Proving Ground

January 6, 2010
By Henry Kenyon

The U.S. Army has awarded CSC a contract valued up to $79 million to continue providing a range of command, control, communications, computers and information management (C4IM) support and services at U.S. Army Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland. The task order has a one-year base period and four one-year options.

Get Scienced!

January 6, 2010
By Katie Packard

"Armed With Science" is a weekly podcast from the U.S. Defense Department that highlights the importance of science and technology to modern military operations and the DOD. Interviews with scientists, administrators and operators are conducted to inform listeners about the cutting-edge research and development happening within the defense community.

SIGNAL Says: Capt. Timothy Spratto, USN

January 8, 2010
By Katie Packard

"Everybody imagines that everyone wants to share information because somehow it will make things better. That's a huge assumption, and it may not be what you think it is." -- Capt. Timothy Spratto, USN, JCD&E Capabilities Solutions Group lead

DRC Wins FEMA Program Management Contract

January 5, 2010
By Henry Kenyon

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded Dynamics Research Corporation a contract worth up to $1.2 million. The contract, which has a one year base period of performance and four one-year options, is to provide FEMA's Office of External Affairs with a range of program and task management services and logistics, analysis and evaluation support.

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