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Naval Academy brings additional IT support on board

The U.S. Naval Academy will receive additional information technology support from Sabre Systems Inc. under a new three-year, $3.6 million contract.

New remote-sensing satellite to offer expanded services

A new high-resolution, remote-sensing satellite successfully launched into orbit Oct. 8 will boost data collection capacity and offer expanded services to civilian and defense customers.

Latest Desert Hawk features intricate sensor package

Lockheed Martin displayed the latest version of its Desert Hawk unmanned aerial system at the Association of the U.S. Army annual meeting in early October.

Army continues to refine helicopter sensor systems

Raytheon Co. will furnish additional prototypes of sensors for a high-tech helmet system designed to give Army helicopter pilots 360-degree situational awareness under a $13 million contract.

Army orders more sniper detection gear

QinetiQ North America will deliver additional sniper detection systems to U.S. troops deployed in Afghanistan and Iraq through an existing contract.

Army to get more aerostat threat detection systems

Lockheed Martin Corp. will provide the Army with additional airborne platforms that provide around-the-clock surveillance and detection capabilities under a $133 million contract award.

Special Operations Command gets Viking unmanned systems

An L-3 division will provide a long-range unmanned aircraft system to the Special Operations Command under a contract worth up to $250 million over five years.

Building smarter soldier sensor systems

A new generation of sensors, high-capacity data networks and integrated digital technologies have finally begun to deliver on the promise of putting critical information about enemy location and intent in the hands of warfighters.

How competition works for the JTRS radio upgrade

Col. John Zavarelli, program manager of the JTRS Handheld, Manpack and Small Form Fit Radios, tells how the competitive acquisition strategy for joint tactical radio systems is reaping substantial benefits.

Netcom focuses on enhancing network service centers

Maj. Gen. Susan Lawrence, commanding general of the Army Network Enterprise Technology Command and 9th Signal Command, discusses lessons learned from Operation Validation and next steps for Network Service Centers despite staff shortages and budgetary challenges.

Army to get network boost at Fort Benning

LGS will provide installation, integration and professional network services to the Army under an $11.7 million delivery order that could be worth as much as $30.7 million if all options are exercised.

Air Force to get state-of-the-art video information system

NCI Information Systems will design and build a state-of-the-art video information system for the Air Force under a task order valued at approximately $12.7 million.

DOD repurposed IT equipment without scrubbing sensitive info, audit reveals

Some DOD organizations have been sending IT hardware away for reuse without properly scrubbing sensitive data first, IG finds.

Air Force calls up support for friend-or-foe devices

A unit of General Dynamics will furnish the Air Force with cryptographic technology for identification equipment that identifies friend from foe on the battlefield under a contract potentially worth $37 million over five years.

Navy to get help with technology engineering

American Systems Corp. will provide technical and security services to the Navy under an indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract with a maximum value of $23.9 million.

Army enlists help for BRAC move to Fort Bragg

NCI Inc. will lead a team assisting the Army’s Base Realignment and Closure program under a 28-month task order valued at $48.9 million.

Army picks two for driver’s vision devices

The Army has awarded contracts to DRS Technologies and BAE Systems to fulfill orders for infrared driver’s vision enhancers through an indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract with a $1.9 billion ceiling.