The U.S. Navy has awarded Raytheon Company a $241.3 million contract to deliver additional open architecture software capability for the Zumwalt-class destroyer (DDG 1000). Under the contract, software development will support the integration of human-computer interface components for the ship's engineering machinery controls and damage control systems.
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The United Kingdom's Ministry of Defence has awarded BAE Systems a 3.5 million pound contract to reduce the risk in the Royal Navy's Future Surface Combatant (FSC) program by allowing the joint project team to develop a better view of costs, schedules and design at an earlier stage than previous programs.
American Systems has been awarded a $42 million contract to provide life-cycle systems engineering and operations support for the U.S. Army's Materiel Command's Synchronized Predeployment and Operational Tracker (SPOT) program.
The U.S. Defense Department has awarded Alion Science and Technology a $6 million contract to digitize nearly 110,000 paper documents for the Defense Technical Information Center's Total Electronic Migration System (TEMS). Under the three-year agreement, the company will scan scientific and technical data from the libraries of the Weapon System Technology Information Analysis Center and the Advanced Materials, Manufacturing and Testing Information Analysis Center into electronic documents and make them available through TEMS.
Beginning this month, 14 government agencies across the U.S. are part of a pilot program testing a new multiband radio that enables first responders to talk to each other across frequency bands.
SIGNAL Magazine and AFCEA wish everyone a happy Thanksgiving!
"It's not like your wireless at home, where you plug it in and you're good to go. There's a bunch of additional things that we're forced to do because we're putting it in a hardened military environment."
All that running is bound to make a person hungry. Operation Chefs Unite aims to fill up military members traveling through the Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta. The Greater Atlanta Chapter of the American Culinary Federation formed Operation Chefs Unite and partnered with the USO to provide meals to the troops to show support for what the warfighters do for the country.
Who doesn't enjoy watching movies from the comfort of their own home? Thanks to the "Redbox Free Rental Promo Codes" iPhone app, cinephiles can enjoy movies at home at a discount--just in time for the holiday weekend.
Cell phones now take their place on the battlefield, thanks to a new system that lets warfighters stay successfully and securely connected.