Software

Lockheed Martin wins Navy contract for helicopter software support

$39M pact calls for providing flight test, technical, management, process services.

General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems attains top process rating

GD-ASI focused on continual, quantitative process improvement.

Navy to save $60 million under Oracle software enterprise license agreement

The new agreement includes unlimited use of the company's core products.

Huge contract gives DISA access to proprietary code from Microsoft

The agency awarded Microsoft a $412 million contract for enterprise technical support services, which includes access to the software giant's code.

ISS names team for $249M Air Force command and control applications project

Intelligent Software Solutions is one of seven companies selected by the Air Force to compete for tasks on the Commmand and Control Applications and Information Services Development contract.

Lockheed wins Air Force mission planning software deal

Lockheed Martin has won a $49.6 million indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract from the Air Force to furnish software applications support for the U.S. Strategic Command.

SRW Appliqué and Agile Bidding: Vehicle Voice and Data

The Army is using a streamlined bidding process to save time and money as it searches for an inexpensive way of adding networking capabilities to SINCGARS-radio-equipped vehicles.

NGA apps for GEOINT facilitate mobile, tactical tools

The drive to make smart phones and tablets a viable communication tool for warfighters in the field is moving forward at a rapid pace.

SAIC to support Army biometrics identification program

Science Applications International Corp. has won a contract potentially worth up to $73 million from the Army Contracting Command to support the service's efforts to field the latest biometric applications and systems.

Vistronix buys geospatial software business

Vistronix has acquired geospatial and data visualization software provider Technology Associates International in a move to enhance its national security IT capabilities.

Lockheed buys maker of software for UAV control stations

Lockheed Martin has acquired CDL Systems, a developer of software for vehicle control stations used with unmanned systems.

Sentek to help Navy dominate battlespace with critical intel

Sentek Global has won a prime contract from the Navy to compete for upwards of $100 million in battlespace awareness task orders from the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command's Systems Center Atlantic.

Air Force abandons costly ERP project

After spending $1 billion on a major enterprise resource planning software project, the Air Force has decided its better off in the long run scrapping the project on the grounds that completing the project would result in no appreciable gain.

Navy picks 4 to supply battlespace awareness technologies

Four companies will help the Navy develop battlespace awareness capabilities and related hardware and software through a $98.7 million multiple-award contract.

Agencies testing app marketplace

Agencies from the Defense Department and the intelligence community are testing a system designed to allow developers of innovative applications easier access to government business.

Army awards $7B contract to 12 for software/systems engineering work

The Army has awarded indefinite-delivery, indefinited-quantity contracts to 12 large systems integrators to compete for upwards of $7 billion in software and systems engineering services work.

Army investigates improper acquisition of intel software by infantry unit bound for Afghanistan

Army acquisition officials have demanded that the 3rd Infantry Division take "immediate corrective action" upon discovering that the unit tried to obtain a controversial intelligence software for training before it deployed to Afghanistan.