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2010-10-12 08:00:00

HERNDON, Va., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- iDirect Government Technologies (iGT), a wholly owned subsidiary of VT iDirect, Inc., today announced that Intelsat General Corporation, a leading global provider of fixed and mobile commercial satellite services, will implement iDirect's SatManage software to support a major maritime network for military vessels. SatManage will seamlessly integrate several regional satellite networks and network operations centers (NOCs) that provide military...

2010-09-27 10:58:00

Maj. Gen. Wright Appointed to Pentagon Leadership Position; Governor Names Maj. Gen. Sischo Acting Adjutant General HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Edward G. Rendell announced today that Major General Jessica L. Wright will step down as commander of the Pennsylvania National Guard and as head of the state's Department of Military and Veterans Affairs Oct. 29 to become deputy assistant secretary of defense for manpower and personnel in the U.S. Department of...

2010-09-21 15:27:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) is currently seeking scholarship applications from undergraduate and graduate students nationwide who are enrolled in science or technology programs for the prestigious Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship for Service Program. SMART is an opportunity for students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM)...

2010-09-20 11:56:00

PEORIA, Ill., Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) announced it has been awarded a long-term contract to manufacture 621G wheeled tractor scrapers for the U.S. Department of Defense worth up to $641.2 million. The wheeled tractor scrapers will be manufactured at Caterpillar's facility in Decatur, Ill. The machines will support the U.S. Marine Corps and the U.S. Army and will be used, along with other key pieces of Cat equipment, in construction engineering operations...

2010-09-07 07:30:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Savi Technology, a Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) company, today announced I-GUIDES(TM) 4, which enables suppliers to comply with new data formats required by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) in its IUID policy mandating that key items be marked with a unique identification code. Suppliers who don't update their solutions will be unable to communicate with the DoD IUID Registry after Dec. 31, resulting in non-compliance with contract requirements....

2010-08-31 07:30:00

WEST MELBOURNE, Fla., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ --RELM Wireless Corporation (NYSE Amex: RWC) today announced that it has been awarded orders totaling approximately $1.1 million from the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). These orders are for the Company's digital P25 KNG portable radios and accessories. It is anticipated that the orders will be fulfilled during the third and fourth quarters of 2010. RELM President and Chief Executive Officer David Storey commented, "We are very pleased with...

2010-07-18 22:59:00

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Solazyme, Inc. is helping the U.S. military move closer to powering its planes, ships, tanks and trucks on renewable fuel and has delivered of 1,500 gallons of 100% algae-based jet fuel for the U.S. Navy's testing and certification program. The U.S. Navy has previously announced the objective to operate at least 50% of its fleet on clean, renewable fuel by 2020, and the delivery fulfills a contract awarded to Solazyme by the U.S....

2010-07-14 08:00:00

ROCHESTER, N.Y., July 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has received an $11 million order from the U.S. Department of Defense for Falcon III(®) AN/PRC-117G multiband manpack radio systems to address the emerging requirements for increasingly capable networked battlefield communications. The field-proven AN/PRC-117G addresses the DoD's need for an upgradeable platform that...

2010-06-24 06:50:00

MCLEAN, Va., June 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE: SAI) today announced that it has been awarded a blanket purchase agreement (BPA) by the U.S. Department of Defense to continue to provide substance abuse counseling services to adolescent family members of active duty U.S. military personnel. The single-award BPA has a six-month base period of performance, four one-year options and a ceiling value of $80 million. Work will be...

2010-06-22 06:00:00

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif., June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The GPS Fleet Tracking equipment and online application deployed during the last 12 months by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Detention and Removal (DRO) has been deemed a success, announces Fleet Management Solutions, Inc. (FMS). DRO has implemented the system to reduce costs, improve officer safety, enhance mission execution and streamline fleet maintenance. Over 2000 of the 4500+ vehicles are being tracked in real...


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