Lockheed Martin Integrated Systems, Bethesda, Maryland, is being awarded an $85,549,227 fixed-price incentive-fee contract for a full range of classified and unclassified information technology services in the National Capital Region (NCR). The effort provides services to approximately 18,000 users in the NCR and within a 300-mile radius of the Pentagon. Users include the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Joint Chiefs of Staff, National Military Command Center, Headquarters Air Force, and other government agencies who interface with the Department of Defense. Air Force District of Washington, Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland, is the contracting activity.
Netcentrics Corporation, Herndon, Virginia, is being awarded a $12,976,129 firm-fixed-price contract to obtain information technology operations back office support for the Office of the Secretary of Defense; Washington Headquarters Service (WHS); WHS supported organizations; and the Pentagon Force Protection Agency. Washington Headquarters Service is the contracting activity.
Lt. Gen. John F. Kelly, USMC, has been appointed senior military assistant to the secretary of defense, Office of the Secretary of Defense, Washington, D.C.
Over the past year, situational awareness (SA) in Afghanistan has received a huge boost via the new Afghan Mission Network, which is transforming how U.S. and coalition partners share intel that's classified secret and below. Formally approved by NATO in early 2010, it reached IOC in the summer. In this month's issue of SIGNAL Magazine, Technology Editor George I. Seffers examines the high-level U.S.
David M. Wennergren has been assigned as assistant deputy chief management officer, Office of the Deputy Secretary of Defense, Washington, D.C.