The SIGNAL Blog

Unisys to Provide Continued Support to Defense Department Freight Management System

June 24, 2009
By Katie Packard

The U.S. General Services Administration has awarded Unisys a task order to design, develop and maintain the Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command's Global Freight Management system, which is used by the U.S. Defense Department to purchase commercial freight transportation services. Unisys also will provide project management and integration services, e-commerce solutions, systems training, and software testing and documentation.

SAIC Awarded Blanket Purchase Agreement

June 24, 2009
By Katie Packard

Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) has been awarded a prime single-award blanket purchase agreement by the U.S. Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command Life Cycle Management Command to support the Joint Program Office, Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) Vehicle by providing MRAP joint logistics integrator and operational readiness services. The first task order is valued at more than $357 million if all options are exercised.

Swedish Defense Forces Streamline Communications

June 24, 2009
By Katie Packard

Sectra has been commissioned by FMV, the Swedish Defense Materiel Administration, to further develop the Tiger personal voice encryptor system used by the Swedish Defense Forces for encrypted telephony. The order value amounts to SEK 13 million.

AFCEA Leadership Series (Video): Deborah H. Alderson

June 24, 2009
By H. Mosher

This is the first in what will be a series of video interviews featuring senior leaders of military, government and industry as they share their philosophy on leadership and the techniques that have worked for them.

This inaugural episode features Deborah H. Alderson, President, Defense Solutions Group, Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC).

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