From politics to national security to data transparency to important new public service applications, the Gov 2.0 Summit, co-produced by O'Reilly and TechWeb, covered a wide range of issues facing government as it tries to balance security, transparency and the new media environment. The theme in the afternoon was the wide range of applications that can be built using geospatial technology.
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Telecommunication Systems Incorporated (TCS) has received an additional $8.2 million of funding from the U.S. Army to provide additional Secret Internet Protocol Router (SIPR) and Nonsecure Internet Protocol Router (NIPR) Access Point (SNAP) Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT) Satellite Systems.
NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center has awarded a contract modification to L-3 Communications Integrated Systems for further developmental engineering on the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA). The option is valued at approximately $8.7 million, bringing the total value of the contract to approximately $37.7 million.
Raytheon Company has been awarded a $151 million contract by the U.S. Navy's NATO SeaSparrow program office to produce 186 Evolved SeaSparrow missiles, with an option for $210.3 million to produce an additional 255 missiles.
Lockheed Martin Maritime Systems and Sensors is being awarded a $13.5 million modification to a previously awarded contract for management and engineering services to maintain and modify as necessary the design of DDG 51-class combat system compartments and topside arrangements in support of the program executive officer Integrated Warfare Systems.
NASA has awarded CSC a contract to continue providing aviation services through the Johnson Space Center aircraft maintenance and modification program. The new contract has a total estimated value of $162 million.