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Wyle Labs Receives Contract for RIAC Work

August 10, 2009
By Katie Packard

Wyle Laboratories Incorporated has received a $19 million contract for the Reliability Information Analysis Center (RIAC) to research, test, develop and deliver engineering and technology assessment reports, standards and specification reports, configuration assessment reports, feasibility assessment reports, and interoperability test reports for the secure site technology analysis, upgrades, installation and testing project.

Alion Awarded Contract for Research

August 10, 2009
By Katie Packard

Alion Science and Technology Corporation has been awarded a $33 million contract that will provide research to expand technological developments, integration, validation and program deployment in the areas of intelligent ground system, force protection technology, vehicle electronics and architectures, ground vehicles power and mobility, and ground system survivability for the U.S. Air Force.

SIGNAL Wins APEX Awards

August 7, 2009
By Beverly Schaeffer

SIGNAL Magazine has won three APEX 2009 Awards for Publication Excellence.

Agencies Form Commercial Satellite Communications Services Pact

August 7, 2009

The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) and the General Services Administration (GSA) have entered into a partnership to streamline acquisition of commercial satellite communications (SATCOM) services. Announced yesterday, the agreement will lead to a hybrid of GSA's multiple award schedules and indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (ID/IQ) contracts. Officials of both organizations are lauding this collaborative effort as "historic" and agree that the Future Commercial SATCOM Access contract will be worth $5 billion over a 10-year period.

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