SatCom policies slammed by Inmarsat executive

Inmarsat Government Services President Rebecca Cowen-Hirsh voices concerns that the policies and structure of GSA and DISA's satellite communications procurement won't meet the needs of the warfighter.

Potential FCSA bidders question size, scope and procurement model

GSA and DISA are moving forward with a $10 billion satellite program. But providers question its size, scope and funding model.

Strong growth around the bend

Federal IT services firms are optimistic about business later in the year as contract award activity improves in areas such as cybersecurity, health IT and C4ISR.

The Army unfolds a roadmap for unmanned aircraft systems

The roadmap provides a grand vision for how all of its various unmanned aircraft technology eventually will work together, writes blogger Brian Robinson.

2010's Top 10 contracts (so far)

We rank the 10 largest contracts awarded during the first three months of 2010.

SAIC to help Navy develop key information systems

Science Applications International Corp. will furnish technical and engineering support services to the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific under a contract with a potential value of $63 million.

CACI wins $219M Navy C4ISR contract

CACI International Inc. will outfit the Navy with a variety of information technology and software services under a $219 million prime contract.

SAIC secures $625M Navy award

Science Applications International Corp. has been awarded a prime contract by the Navy to develop new command and control software for the Defense Department.

Netcents-2 stalls with new delays

A series of delays has kept the Air Force’s Network Centric Solutions-2 program in a holding pattern. Two of the four request for proposals expected at the end of January have still not emerged, and the remaining RFPs might be months away.

DOD's reliance on commercial satellites hits new zenith

The military's ad hoc reliance on commercial satellites is prolonging efforts to meet warfighters' urgent demands for bandwidth.

DARPA wants razor sharp optics for satellite surveillance

DARPA is looking to fund a new program that would develop a diffractive optics membrane and related equipment and structures for use in a geosynchronous orbit telescope.

NCI will help DISA make BRAC move to Fort Meade

NCI Inc. will assist the Defense Information Systems Agency in its BRAC relocation efforts to Fort Meade, Md., under a one-year task order that could be worth as much as $83.7 million.

Army wants to soup up Shadow UAV

Army officials are contemplating issuing a solicitation to boost the capabilities of the Shadow RQ-7C unmanned aerial vehicle, reports Kate Brannen at Defense News.

Alion to assist Navy with ship modernization

Alion Science and Technology will provide acquisition management support to the Navy for modernization of various ships under a new contract.

Leaner defense budget aims for realistic reform

The Defense Department's $708 billion fiscal 2011 budget request closely adheres to priorities set forth in the 2010 Quadrennial Defense Review.

DRS to assist Multi-National Force – Iraq

A unit of DRS Technologies Inc. will provide technical assistance for command and control functions to the Multi-National Force – Iraq under a $77.8 million contract.

Argon furnishes military with ground surveillance systems

Argon ST will provide the U.S. military with equipment to support ground surveillance at forward operating bases under a new contract.

SAIC adds advanced sensor technologies with SET acquisition

SAIC's acquisition of SET brings on board high-end engineering and research in sensors, analytics and real-time information integration.

ManTech closes $242M deal for Sensor Technologies

ManTech International Corp. announced today that it completed the acquisition of Sensor Technologies Inc. on Friday, Jan. 15. The purchase price was $242 million in cash.

Former SRA exec will lead ManTech space and intell services

ManTech International Corp. has named Gregory Roman senior vice president for space and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance services in its Systems Engineering and Advanced Technology group.

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