Tag Archives: Marine Corps

Marines Look to Develop Interoperable Commercial Mobile Tech

The Marine Corps wants mobile platforms that can access multiple secure and unclassified networks, GCN reports.  The service branch said it wants industry help in developing and testing commercial smartphones and tablets that access the networks, according to a solicitation request on FedBizOpps.  The Marines will develop a government-industry consortium …

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Executive Spotlight: Derek Johnson, VP of Business Development for Day & Zimmermann Government Services

Derek Johnson serves as vice president of business development for Day & Zimmermann’s government services group. Johnson is a Marine Corps and National Security Agency veteran now responsible for growing the family-owned business’ support services to its government clients. Johnson recently spoke with ExecutiveBiz about the perks of working for …

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Army, Marine Officials Tell Lawmakers Robotic Systems Work

Army and Marine Corps officials said Thursday that the branches are utilizing robotic systems in order to lighten the load of troops during combat, NextGov reports. Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Richard Mills told a House Armed Services subcommittee the Marines started using unmanned helicopters for Afghanistan efforts in December, according …

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Salient to Install Mass Notification System at Marine Bases

Salient Federal Solutions has won task orders to design and install a notification system in Marine Corps bases worldwide, Salient announced Wednesday. Base personnel and neighboring communities will receive information regarding: force protection condition base traffic and weather emergency response information. Salient said the total value of the projects is more …

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ATK, General Dynamics Team for Marine Corps Mortar System

ATK and General Dynamics have signed a teaming agreement to offer a full-up solution fulfilling the U.S. Marine Corps’ requirements for the rifled, 120mm Precision extended range mortar. ATK will be the prime contractor for the PERM engineering and manufacturing development program, providing guidance fuze technology combined with General Dynamics’ propulsion …

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Wednesday Wins

This week, BAE Systems picked up a $30 million deal to provide engineering and technical services to support the U.S. Marine Corps’ air-traffic control systems; Lockheed Martin won a $260 million follow-on production contract from the U.S. Army for the combat-proven Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensor. Northrop …

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Wednesday Wins

This week, General Dynamics signed a $33.2 million delivery order with the U.S. Marine Corps; BAE Systems, CACI and Raytheon scored Navy deals. Lockheed Martin, Raytheon and General Dynamics notched DoD wins; HP was selected by the nonprofit Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association to help with the organization’s green …

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