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"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.
The U.S. Air Force has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation an $8 million contract for the Integrated Base Defense Security System which will provide continued support for the acquisition and maintenance of force protection systems, equipment and system requirements.
The U.S. Air Force has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation a $302.9 million contract for five RQ-4 Global Hawk high-altitude, long-endurance unmanned aircraft systems. Under the production contract, the company will build two Block 30 systems and three Block 40 systems for 303rd Aeronautical Systems Group at Wright Patterson Air Force Base.
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia General Authority of Civil Aviation has awarded a contract to Raytheon Company to develop a national air traffic management system based on cooperative surveillance technology. The contract extends air traffic control and surveillance throughout the kingdom.
The U.S. Navy has awarded BAE Systems a contract worth up to $233 million to provide information and operating systems integration and related services at land-based facilities and on platforms such as ships, submarines and ground vehicles. The company will support the Navy's Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) with engineering services, production engineering, integration, testing, inspection, and installation of command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance systems.