Logistics Information Systems

Army awards $89 million contract for C3 support

ManTech will provide command, control and communications software support for combat operations, field logistics and training.

Report says DOD fuel supply chain vulnerable to cyberattack

A study says that DLA needs to shore up security on its IP-connected fuel distribution network.

DOD moves to shore up obsolete parts pipeline

Defense Logistics Agency managing possible transition of its spare parts database.

Software tracks U.S. aid deliveries to Afghanistan

Despite widespread corruption, new programs adapt to track supplies in Afghan warehouses.

Navy logistics tool emulates Expedia

Web-based tool pinpoints available shipping capacity.

Top gun data management keeps Air Force finance in flight

The Air Force uses CRIS to integrate near real-time data from financial managers based in numerous locations and manage day-to-day operations.

Defense Logistics Agency looks to pRFID for better inventory management

New radio frequency identification labels expected to improve speed and accuracy of DLA Distribution tracking.

SRA to assist Air Force logistics centers

The Air Force has awarded a contract to SRA International to develop IT-related capabilities for the Air Logistics Centers at Robins, Hill and Tinker Air Force bases, and also the Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group.

Senators Levin and McCain call for answers on failed Air Force ERP program

Calling the Air Force’s failed Expeditionary Combat Support System (ECSS) program “one of the most egregious examples of mismanagement in recent memory,” Senators Carl Levin (D-MI) and John McCain (R-AZ), chairman and ranking member respectively of the Senate Armed Services Committee, wrote Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta Dec. 5 asking for answers on the $1 billion in wasted money spent on the enterprise resource planning system.

General Dynamics Wins $94 Million USMC C4ISR contract

General Dynamics Information Technology won the U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command’s Total Integrated Ground Equipment Readiness Contractor Logistics Support contract.

Oracle America awarded USMC bridge contract for ERP logistics system

The Marine Corps System Command has awarded Oracle America a bridge contract in support of Global Combat Support System-Marine Corps/Logistics Chain Management Increment 1.

Navy awards major C2 contracts for engineering and technical support

The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic in Charleston, S.C., has awarded approximately $145 million, including options, in contracts to eight companies for the procurement of integrated command and control engineering and technical support services for command centers.

Cubic expands mesh network at US bases in Kuwait

Cubic has won a $3.5 million subcontract from ARINC Engineering Services to support the Next Generation Wireless Communications system at three U.S. bases in Kuwait.

Military RFID evolves to include mesh networks

The Defense Department is mixing old and new technologies to speed logistics and provide better inventory insight.

Army to deploy enterprisewide logistics sytem

The Global Combat Support System, one of DOD's largest ERP deployments, would allow soldiers to track deliveries of vital supplies to the battlefield.

DOD orders move to enterprisewide contracting system

Developing a Web-based, central system "is critical to the future of contracting writing in DOD," said Richard Ginman, DOD’s director of defense procurement and acquisition policy.

Army taps General Dynamics for tactical IT hardware

Common Hardware Systems-4 contract will standardize Army procurement of tactical IT systems and services.