Tag Archives: US Air Force

Booz Allen to Operate Air Force Survivability, Vulnerability Center

Booz Allen Hamilton has won a $14,945,646 Air Force contract for information analysis center work, the Defense Department announced Thursday. The government contracting and consulting firm will support research and development on risk, vulnerability and system prototypes. Wright-Patterson Air Force Base is the contracting activity on the indefinite-delivery, requirements, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract. The …

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Raytheon to Update National Airspace System Surveillance System

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Raytheon a contract to complete the incorporation of automatic dependent surveillance and broadcast capability into the company’s APX-119 Identification Friend or Foe transponder suite. Raytheon said the transponders support the Federal Aviation Administration‘s NextGen plan, intended to transform the National Airspace System. The company reported …

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Lockheed, Air Force Fortifying GPS III Launch

The U.S. Air Force has announced that the GPS III satellite is gearing for a 2014 launch. GPS III will improve position, navigation and timing services and provide advanced anti-jam capabilities yielding superior system security, accuracy and reliability. The project is sponsored by Lockheed Martin, who recently started the initial …

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Booz Allen to R&D Intelligence, Surveillance Mission Needs for Air Force

Booz Allen Hamilton has been tapped to conduct research and development for the U.S. Air Force to establish baseline mission needs for intelligence, surveillance and surveillance analytics missions. Booz Allen will also help complete and deliver the following: stakeholder analysis and strategic communication plan capabilities-based assessment report stakeholder engagement strategy …

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Air Force Extends Contract Program

The Air Force is extending a program that provides agencies with contracts for communications equipment and services. The program, Network Centric Solutions, works with such companies as Booz Allen Hamilton, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman and General Dynamics Corp, among many others. The current extension will run through until September 2012, …

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US Air Force Recruits Train to Become Cyber Warriors

For the first time ever, U.S. Air Force recruits are receiving cybersecurity instruction as part of their basic training. The Air Force said the first trainees attended the four-hour course on basic operating fundamentals on a computer network and the importance of protecting the network this month at Lackland Air …

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U.S. Air Force gives Web 2.0 a chance

It’s great, but is it safe? That’s been the question for Web 2.0, as the U.S. Air Force has eyed the technology in the hopes of boosting its missions around the world Now, it seems, Web 2.0 is getting a chance … cautiously. “The new techniques, including blogs, wikis and …

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