The SIGNAL Blog
"If we want to be aggressive about technology, we must be willing to make mistakes. We are playing not to lose instead of playing to win, and there is a cost for that." -- Lt. Gen. Keith J. Stalder, USMC, commanding general, MARFORPAC
In today's telephony environment, the U.S. Department of Defense needs to not only meet the legacy demands of their current TDM technology, but also lead their organization to the future of end-to-end IP centric communications on the GIG, the subject of the next SIGNAL webinar on October 29 at 1 p.m. Eastern Time.
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded Raytheon Company a $5.5 million contract to design, fabricate and test Self-HEALing mixed signal Integrated Circuits (HEALICS) technology. The effort will incorporate self-healing into a complex system-on-chip design, providing the capability for the chip to sense undesired circuit behaviors and correct them automatically.
The U.S. Navy has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation subsidiary AMSEC LLC a five-year contract with a potential value of $18.7 million under the Navy's seaport enhanced contract for logistics knowledge management and process support for Integrated Logistics Services. The services are for hull, mechanical and electrical technical data development, maintenance and management.
BAE Systems has won a contract worth more than £400 million by Eurofighter GMBH. The company will provide support for the radar and defensive aids subsystems on the Eurofighter Typhoon fleets for the German, Italian, Spanish and British air forces.
QinetiQ North America was awarded a five-year, $10.3 million contract to provide a range of intelligence analysis support for the U.S. Army's Sustainment Command. Under the contract, QinetiQ subsidiary Analex Corporation will provide support to the command at Rock Island Arsenal and with select Army field support brigades and subordinate battalions.
The U.S. Department of Education has awarded CSC a contract with a potential length of five years and a total value up to $29 million. Under the agreement, CSC will operate and support the agency's Education Resources Information Center's digital library.
Serco has been awarded a $15 million contract from the U.S. Navy to support the Navy Expeditionary Medical Support Command (NEMSCOM) Deployable Medical Systems. The company will support NEMSCOM with medical logistics support.
General Dynamics has been awarded a $152,818,728 cost-plus-incentive fee contract for fiscal year 2010 and fiscal year 2011 for production and deployed systems support for the United States and United Kingdom SSBN fire control system and SSGN Attack Weapon Control System, including training and support equipment.