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15 August 2006 Military News

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  • DoD News: Contracts for August 15, 2006
  • BAE Systems Wins Naval Undersea Warfare Center Services Contract BAE Systems 15 Aug 2006 -- BAE Systems has been awarded an $8.6 million contract for technical and professional support services for the In-Service Engineering and Integrated Logistics Support department of the Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC), Keyport, Washington. The total cumulative value of the contract could reach approximately $54 million if all four one-year options are exercised. The award was made under the Naval Sea Systems Command SeaPort-e multiple award contract.
  • Future Combat Systems Team Successfully Completes Milestone Review; Moves Forward with Design, Build and Test Activities Boeing 15 Aug 2006 -- The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] and partner Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), functioning as the Lead Systems Integrator for the U.S. Army's Future Combat Systems (FCS) program, today announced the successful completion of the Initial Preliminary Design Review (IPDR). The IPDR is the FCS program's most important technical milestone to date and the largest review of the year.
  • CACI Awarded $14.4 Million Recompete Contract With U.S. Army National Guard CACI 15 Aug 2006 -- CACI International Inc (NYSE:CAI) announced today its subsidiary R.M. Vredenburg & Company has been awarded a $14.4 million prime recompete contract by the U.S. Army National Guard (ARNG) to continue its development of a software application that supports military construction projects. Known as the Project Documentation (ProjDoc) application, the web-based software helps the ARNG provide documentation that Congress requires for funding new military construction. The award is for one base year, plus four option years, and calls for CACI software development, maintenance, helpdesk support, and training. The contract increases both the size and scope of CACI's previous ProjDoc work.
  • EADS is given its first export order for personal protective containers EADS 15 Aug 2006 -- EADS has been given a first export order for its TransProtec containers, which were specially developed for the safe transport of people in crisis areas. According to the company’s announcement on Tuesday, the Danish Procurement Office has initially ordered two TransProtec containers from EADS Defence Electronics.
  • LOCKHEED MARTIN'S UNMANNED SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY READY TO ADDRESS FUTURE NEEDS Lockheed Martin 15 Aug 2006 -- During a press briefing today at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] showcased its latest developments in unmanned systems technology and its progress into the future net-enabled environment.
  • Northrop Grumman Successfully Installs Secure, Airborne Network Connectivity Product Northrop Grumman 15 Aug 2006 -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has completed a successful initial installation of its Interim Capability for Airborne Networking (ICAN) onboard the Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (Joint STARS) aircraft to support communications among U.S. Air Force and Army personnel deployed in the Middle East.
  • Raytheon and Aerojet Demonstrate SM-3 Throttling Divert and Attitude Control System Raytheon 15 Aug 2006 -- Raytheon Company and Aerojet have successfully demonstrated the capability of a Throttling Divert and Attitude Control System (TDACS) for Standard Missile-3 (SM-3).
  • Raytheon Dramatically Improves Troposcatter Bandwidth Raytheon 15 Aug 2006 -- Following on the heels of a recent June 2006 communications breakthrough, Raytheon Company has achieved another important milestone in troposcatter (TROPO) solutions. Besting its own industry-first 20 megabytes per second (MBps) Ku band TROPO or "over the horizon" communications link, Raytheon successfully demonstrated a 40 MBps link.
  • BAE Systems Selected to Support Geospatial Center of Excellence BAE Systems 15 Aug 2006 -- The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has selected BAE Systems to implement its Mensuration Services Program (MSP). The program is an enterprise system that supports NGAs role to provide precision geospatial imagery and products to Americas armed forces.

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