Friday, January 8, 2010

U.S. Department of Defense Contracts Dated January 08, 2010

Defense News ~ DoD issued January 08, 2010
Contracts valued at $5 million or more are announced each business day at 5 p.m. Contract announcements issued within the past 30 days are listed below. Older contract announcements are available from the contract archive page. Contract announcements are also available by e-mail subscription. Go to DoD News for more information and for links to other news items.

NAVMAR Applied Sciences Corp.*, Warminster, Pa., is being awarded a $73,078,749 cost-plus-incentive-fee contract for a Phase III Small Business Innovation Research project under Topics N92-170 and N94-178. The contractor will provide services and materials for the design and development of a persistent ground surveillance system for the Army and the Marine Corps. Work will be performed at various forward-deployed operating bases located in Afghanistan (86 percent); Patuxent River, Md. (11 percent); and Yuma, Ariz. (3 percent), and is expected to be completed in January 2012. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This Phase III contract was not competitively procured. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Lakehurst, N.J. is the contracting activity (N68335-10-C-0101).

Neany, Inc.*, Hollywood, Md., is being awarded a $72,289,266 cost-plus-incentive-fee contract for the procurement of a persistent ground surveillance system for the Army, capable of providing day/night protection and support for forward operating bases. This effort will include preparation for deployment; procurement of spares and support equipment; selection and training of field operators and technicians; activation of the logistics trail required for program execution; and deployment of systems to the field for operational testing. Work will be performed in various forward deployed operating bases located in Afghanistan (71.27 percent); Hollywood, Md. (21.26 percent); and Yuma, Ariz. (7.47 percent), and is expected to be completed in January 2011. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured pursuant to FAR 6.302-2. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Lakehurst, N.J., is the contracting activity (N68335-10-C-0100).

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Sperry Marine, Charlottesville, Va., is being awarded a $10,921,428 modification to previously awarded contract (N65540-06-D-0009) for additional engineering and technical services, including associated equipment in support of the analysis, repair, alteration, maintenance, and production improvement on the existing Sperry Marine manufactured Integrated Bridge System and the steering/ship control systems installed on Navy vessels and at land-based test facilities. Work will be performed in Charlottesville, Va. (25 percent); Norfolk, Va. (25 percent); San Diego, Calif. (25 percent); Philadelphia, Pa. (10 percent); Mayport, Fla. (5 percent); Pearl Harbor, Hawaii (5 percent); and other locations (5 percent). Work is expected to be completed by March 2011. Contract funds in the amount of $500,000 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division, Ship System Engineering Station, Philadelphia, Pa., is the contracting activity.DEFENSE

U.S. Foodservice, Livermore, Calif., is being awarded a maximum $16,368,070 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-quantity/indefinite-delivery contract for full line food distribution. There are no other locations of performance. Using services are Army, Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard. There were originally three proposals solicited with three responses. Contract funds will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract is exercising the first 18-month option. The date of performance completion is July 13, 2011. The Defense Supply Center Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pa., is the contracting activity (SPM300-08-D-3228).

Champion Energy Services, LLC, Houston, Texas, was awarded a $6,488,044 contract to add funding for electrical services at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, from Feb. 1, 2010, to Sept. 30, 2010. At this time, the entire amount has been obligated. 82 CONS, Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, is the contracting activity (FA3002-08-D-0026, modification 03).

India Submits Letter of Request for Potential Boeing C-17 Order

Defense News ~ LONG BEACH, Calif., Jan. 8, 2010 -- The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] announced today that the U.S. government has received a Letter of Request from India's Ministry of Defence (MOD) and the Indian Air Force regarding the potential acquisition of 10 C-17 Globemaster III advanced airlifters.
"Boeing is very pleased that the Indian government has expressed interest in acquiring the C-17 to modernize its airlift capabilities, and we look forward to working closely with them," said Vivek Lall, vice president and India country head, Boeing Defense, Space & Security. "We believe the C-17 can fulfill India's needs for military and humanitarian airlift to help it meet its growing domestic and international responsibilities."
The C-17 conducted demonstration flights in February at Aero India 2009 in Bangalore, where members of the MOD and Indian Air Force had the opportunity to see the aircraft's capabilities in action. The Indian Air Force wants to replace and augment its fleet of Russian-made AN-32 and IL-76 airlifters.
"Nations looking to modernize their airlift capabilities turn to the C-17 because it has the highest reliability and mission-capable rate of any airlift aircraft," added Tommy Dunehew, Boeing Global Mobility Systems vice president of Business Development. "It is available right now, without any development risk. Plus, the C-17 is an acquisition success story, with deliveries on or ahead of schedule for the past decade."
A tactical and strategic airlifter, only the C-17 can carry large combat equipment and troops or humanitarian aid across international distances and deliver them directly to small austere airfields anywhere in the world. It can land combat-ready troops on semi-prepared runways or airdrop them directly into the fight. The C-17's ability to back up allows it to operate on narrow taxiways and congested ramps. With a payload of up to 170,000 pounds, the C-17 can take off and land in 3,000 feet or less.
There are currently 212 C-17s in service worldwide, including 19 with international customers. The U.S. Air Force, including active Guard and Reserve units, has 193. Other customers include the United Kingdom (which recently announced a contract for a seventh airlifter), Qatar, the Canadian Forces, the Royal Australian Air Force, and the 12-member Strategic Airlift Capability initiative of NATO and Partnership for Peace nations. The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Air Force and Air Defence announced Jan. 6 that the UAE has signed a contract for the acquisition of six Boeing C-17s.
A unit of The Boeing Company, Boeing Defense, Space & Security is one of the world's largest defense, space and security businesses specializing in innovative and capabilities-driven customer solutions, and the world's largest and most versatile manufacturer of military aircraft. Headquartered in St. Louis, Boeing Defense, Space & Security is a $32 billion business with 70,000 employees worldwide.

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Boeing Global Mobility Systems
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Brian Nelson
Boeing BDS India Communications

Lockheed Martin F-35B Begins In-Flight STOVL Operations

Defense News ~ NAVAL AIR STATION PATUXENT RIVER, Md., Jan. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) F-35B Lightning II short takeoff/vertical landing (STOVL) stealth fighter engaged its STOVL propulsion system in flight for the first time today. The successful test is the first in a series of planned STOVL-mode flights that will include short takeoffs, hovers and vertical landings.
"The joint F-35 industry and government team has already shown during extended ground tests that the STOVL propulsion system performs well, and thousands of hours of component testing has validated its durability. Now we are seeing early proof that the system operates in flight as our team predicted," said Dan Crowley, Lockheed Martin executive vice president and F-35 program general manager.
The aircraft is powered by a single Pratt & Whitney F135 engine driving a Rolls-Royce LiftFan®. The system, which includes a Rolls-Royce 3-bearing swivel duct that vectors engine thrust and under-wing roll ducts that provide lateral stability, produces more than 41,000 pounds of vertical thrust. The F135 is the most powerful engine ever flown in a fighter aircraft.
F-35 Lead STOVL Pilot Graham Tomlinson of BAE Systems took off at 1:53 p.m. EST, climbed to 5,000 feet and engaged the shaft-driven LiftFan propulsion system at 210 knots (288 mph), then slowed to 180 knots (207 mph) with the system engaged before accelerating to 210 knots and converting back to conventional-flight mode. The STOVL propulsion system was engaged for a total of 14 minutes during the flight. Tomlinson landed at 2:41 p.m. EST.
STOVL-mode flights will continue, with the aircraft flying progressively slower, hovering, and ultimately landing vertically. Most STOVL-mode testing will be conducted at NAS Patuxent River.
The F-35B will replace U.S. Marine Corps AV-8B STOVL fighters, F/A-18 strike fighters and EA-6B electronic attack aircraft. The United Kingdom's Royal Air Force and Royal Navy, as well as the Italian Air Force and Navy, also will employ the F-35B. With its short takeoff and vertical landing capabilities, the F-35B will enable allied forces to conduct operations from small ships and unprepared fields, enabling expeditionary operations around the globe.
The Lockheed Martin F-35 is a 5th generation fighter, uniquely characterized by advanced stealth with supersonic speed and high agility, sensor fusion, network-enabled capabilities and advanced sustainment. The three F-35 variants are derived from a common design, are being developed together and will use the same sustainment infrastructure worldwide, bringing economies of commonality and scale. The United States and eight international partners are planning to buy more than 3,000 F-35 aircraft.
Lockheed Martin is developing the F-35 with its principal industrial partners, Northrop Grumman and BAE Systems. Two separate, interchangeable F-35 engines are under development: the Pratt & Whitney F135 and the GE Rolls-Royce Fighter Engine Team F136.
Headquartered in Bethesda, Md., Lockheed Martin is a global security company that employs about 140,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services. The corporation reported 2008 sales of $42.7 billion.

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Implant Sciences Targets $2 Billion Revenue Opportunity in U.S. Security Markets

*Company Responds to Increase in Threats from Domestic Terrorism
Defense News ~ January 7, 2010, WILMINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Implant Sciences Corporation (OTCBB:IMSC - News), a high technology supplier of systems and sensors for homeland security markets, today announced new strategic initiatives designed to showcase its patented Quantum Sniffer™ QS-H150 Portable Explosives Detection system for use in the United States. Leveraging on its sales success with law enforcement and security agencies around the world, Implant Sciences will seek to partner with domestic law enforcement agencies and other security organizations that protect both public and privately owned critical infrastructure. The Company will focus on sites that have screening requirements that fit the QS-H150 profile, including ports, energy facilities, courthouses, military bases and sports stadiums. The Company estimates that the total U.S. market for explosives detection technologies may be greater than $2.0 billion by 2011.
To support its efforts in the U.S., the Company has applied for qualification of the QS-H150 under the SAFETY Act, a part of the U.S. Homeland Security Act of 2002 that ensures liability protection for providers of anti-terrorism technologies. The purpose of the Act is to ensure that the threat of liability does not deter potential manufacturers or sellers of anti-terrorism technologies from commercializing and deploying technologies that could significantly reduce the risks or mitigate the effects of large-scale terrorist events. Thus, the Act creates certain liability limitations for “claims arising out of, relating to, or resulting from an Act of Terrorism” where Qualified Anti-Terrorism Technologies have been deployed. The Company believes that SAFETY Act qualification has become an important competitive advantage for success in the U.S. security industry.
Implant Sciences is launching these initiatives in response to the increasing threat from homegrown extremism, and its belief that its technology is a proven solution to aid in combating these threats. The Christmas Day bombing attempt of Northwest Airlines flight #253 is only the latest example of what some anti-terrorism officials and experts see as a sign of accelerated radicalization among American based terrorists. According to a recent article in Time Magazine, “more terrorist threats were uncovered in the U.S. in 2009 than in any year since 2001.”
Glenn Bolduc, Company CEO commented, “The fact that many planned incidents were averted and did not result in actual attacks is in large part due to the work of federal, state and local law enforcement agencies. As a leading supplier of explosive detection solutions to law enforcement agencies around the world in countries like China, India and Pakistan, it is the right time to also focus our efforts on assisting law enforcement agencies at home. Our board approved this initiative at our recent Board of Director’s meeting. Two of our board members, Howard Safir, former New York City Police Commissioner, and Robert Liscouski, former Assistant Secretary, Critical Infrastructure, Department of Homeland Security, are specifically helping to shape our efforts.”
The QS-H150 offers compelling technical, operational, and competitive advantages. Among the most significant are non-contact sample collection; non-radioactive ionization; simultaneous detection and identification of explosives particulate and vapor; continuous self-calibration; and ultra-fast clear down (cycle time). The substance library of the QS-H150 is the broadest in the industry and includes not only standard military and commercial explosives, including PETN (pentaerythritol tetranitrate) which was used in the recent attempted bombing of Northwest Airlines flight #253, but also a wide variety of improvised and homemade explosives (IED’s and HME’s). The library is also easily expanded as new threats emerge. These advantages offer an extremely versatile solution, and can be rapidly deployed to greatly increase the number of items screened, effectively becoming a force multiplier.
Glenn Bolduc, Implant Science’s CEO concluded, “Our handheld explosive trace detection system provides a necessary and valuable solution to the current threats against the U.S. We are working with both the federal and private sector to gain visibility and traction for our technology in the domestic marketplace.”
About Implant Sciences
Implant Sciences develops, manufactures and sells sophisticated sensors and systems for the Security, Safety and Defense (SS&D) industries. The Company has developed proprietary technologies used in its commercial portable and bench-top explosive trace detection systems which ship to a growing number of locations domestically and internationally. For further details on the Company and its products, please visit the Company's website at

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This press release may contain certain "forward-looking statements," as that term is defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such statements are based on management's current expectations and are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause the Company's actual results to differ materially from the forward-looking statements. Such risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, the risks that we have defaulted on our indebtedness to our secured lender, DMRJ Group; if we are unable to satisfy our obligations to DMRJ and to raise additional capital to fund operations, DMRJ may seize our assets and our business may fail; we continue to incur substantial operating losses and may never be profitable; our explosives detection products and technologies (including any new products we may develop) may not be accepted by the U.S. government or by other law enforcement agencies or commercial consumers of security products; our products may not receive SAFETY Act qualification; liability claims related to our products or our handling of hazardous materials could damage our reputation and have a material adverse effect on our financial results; our business is subject to intense competition and rapid technological change; the delisting of our common stock by the NYSE Amex has limited our stock’s liquidity and has impaired our ability to raise capital; and other risks and uncertainties described in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its most recent Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K. Such statements are based on management's current expectations and assumptions which could differ materially from the forward-looking statements.

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Concurrent Technologies Corporation Awarded Competitively-Bid Contract Worth up to $3.4 Million for Onsite Support at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base

Defense News ~ JOHNSTOWN, Pa., Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States Air Force Global Logistics Support Center (AFGLSC) recently awarded Concurrent Technologies Corporation (CTC) a contract worth up to $3.4 million for business management and workforce development support. The award includes one base year and four option years. Through this award CTC will continue to provide onsite support to the 591st AFGLSC unit at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (AFB) in Ohio. The 591st serves as the supply chain strategy and integration branch of the AFGLSC.
Since 2002, CTC has been supporting the AFGLSC and its predecessor organization, the Headquarters Air Force Materiel Command (HQ AFMC), with programmatic and financial analysis, instructional system development, and direct support of administrative requirements.
"We are quite proud of CTC's past work with the Air Force Global Logistics Support Center and look forward to providing ongoing project management and workforce development through this award," said Edward J. Sheehan, Jr., CTC President & Chief Executive Officer. "We consider this award to be a testament of the knowledge, capabilities, and outstanding work performed by our professionals since 2002 at Wright-Patterson."
Through this new contract award, CTC and the 591st unit of the AFGLSC will ultimately help carry the Air Force (AF) into the future as a flexible force by leveraging training and technology for supply chain integration strategies to best support the AF supply chain mission and objectives directed by Expeditionary Logistics for the 21st Century (eLOG21).
The eLOG21 is an umbrella AF strategy that will ensure that the AF remains agile and effective by better serving Airmen's supply chain management changing needs as they address the unique challenges of maintaining and repairing aging aircraft and modern conflicts that require flexible, modular, and scalable logistics processes.
Concurrent Technologies Corporation (CTC) is an independent, nonprofit, applied scientific research and development professional services organization providing innovative management and technology-based solutions to government and industry. As a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, CTC's primary purpose and programs are to undertake applied scientific research and development activities that serve the public interest. For more information, visit

Versar Awarded $7 Million Contract by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Defense News ~ January 7, 2010, SPRINGFIELD, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Versar, Inc. (NYSE Amex: VSR) announced today that the Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics (OPPT) of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded Versar a 5-year, $7 million contract for exposure assessments for toxic substances. This contract is one of five major EPA contracts currently managed by Versar's Exposure and Risk Assessment Division, and will continue Versar’s 30 years of support for the EPA’s toxic substances exposure and risk assessment programs.
Under this contract, Versar will conduct exposure and risk assessments for toxic chemicals, develop data analysis models and databases, and refine exposure assessment methodologies in support of OPPT's review of new and existing chemicals.
Dr. Ted Prociv, President and CEO of Versar, said, "Versar continues to be recognized as a leader in risk and exposure assessment of toxic and other chemical substances. These programs are among the EPA’s highest priorities to better characterize chemical exposures and risks to our communities. Versar brings innovative approaches and rigorous scientific analysis forward to support the EPA’s programs that ensure the safety of all our citizens."
VERSAR, INC., headquartered in Springfield, VA, is a publicly held international professional services firm supporting government and industry in national defense/homeland defense programs, environmental health and safety and infrastructure revitalization. VERSAR operates a number of web sites, including the corporate Web sites,,,;;; and

This press release contains forward-looking information. The forward-looking statements are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements may be significantly impacted by certain risks and uncertainties described herein and in Versar’s Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission for the year ended June 26, 2009. The forward-looking statements are made as of the date hereof and Versar does not undertake to update its forward-looking statements.
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Advanced Photonix, Inc. Wins Terahertz Contract to Develop F-35 QC System

Defense News ~ ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Advanced Photonix, Inc.(R) (NYSE Amex: API) announced today that its subsidiary, Picometrix, LLC has entered into a Phase II SBIR contract from the Air Force to develop a prototype terahertz quality control system. The system will be based on the patented fiber-coupled T-Ray 4000(R) instrument, and utilized to ensure the proper fit of the coated exterior surfaces of the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II fighter jet, which has been developed under the U.S. Department of Defense's Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) Program. This contract is a continuance of the successful Phase I SBIR feasibility work completed in 2009. The 24 month Phase II contract is valued at $3 million, with an option for an additional $1.5 million, exercisable at the Air Force's discretion. If successful, the Phase II dedicated T-Ray 4000(R) prototype system would lead to deployment of multiple production systems in Phase III.
The JSF Program is the Department of Defense's focal point for defining affordable next generation strike aircraft weapon systems for the Navy, Air Force, Marines, and U.S. allies. The United States and eight JSF international partners are planning to buy more than 3,000 F-35 aircraft from 2013 through 2035 at a total cost of approximately $200 billion. Lockheed Martin is the prime contractor and is responsible for the final assembly of the F-35, uniquely characterized by a combination of advanced stealth with supersonic speed and high agility, sensor fusion, network-enabled capabilities and advanced sustainment. The F-35 has three variants that are derived from a common design, bringing economies of commonality and scale. The focus of the JSF program is affordability -- reducing the development cost, production cost, and cost of ownership of the JSF family of aircraft. The T-Ray 4000(R) nondestructive testing system deployed in Phase III would significantly improve manufacturing efficiency and reduce costs on the expensive process of installing the coated doors and panels on the F-35, in line with the affordability focus of the JSF Program.
The handheld scanner developed under this Phase II SBIR will be a plug-in accessory to the system, making it an option for the company's T-Ray 4000(R) instrument. The scanner could facilitate additional applications which would open new markets. This technology could be utilized for any aircraft, not just the F-35, and could be adapted for other applications including: measurement of coating thickness, subsurface inspection, surface topography measurements, measurement of coating tapers, and coating cure states. A handheld scanner could also be applicable for homeland security applications such as airport personnel scanning for explosives and suicide bombers.
"The application of our T-Ray 4000(R) product platform to help solve the difficult manufacturing challenge posed by the next generation military aircraft is a potentially significant opportunity to deploy multiple systems for the manufacturing and maintenance of the F-35 throughout its life. We believe this is just the first of many manufacturing quality control and process control opportunities for our T-Ray(R) product line in a variety of markets," commented Richard (Rick) Kurtz, CEO of API.
About Advanced Photonix, Inc.
Advanced Photonix, Inc. (R) (NYSE Amex: API) is a leading supplier with a broad offering of optoelectronic products to a global customer base. We provide optoelectronic solutions, high-speed optical receivers and terahertz instrumentation for telecom, homeland security, military, medical and industrial markets. With our patented technology and state-of-the-art manufacturing we offer industry leading performance, exceptional quality, and high value added products to our OEM customer base. For more information visit us on the web at

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Northrop Grumman, U.S. Coast Guard Complete Critical Design Review of Nationwide Automatic Identification System

Defense News ~ RESTON, Va., Jan. 7, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The U.S. Coast Guard and Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC - News) have successfully completed a Critical Design Review (CDR) of the core data exchange capability that will serve as the foundation for Nationwide Automatic Identification System (Nationwide AIS).
The CDR demonstrates that the maturity of the design is appropriate to proceed with full-scale fabrication, assembly, integration and test. The review determines the technical effort is on track to complete the development that will meet mission performance requirements within the identified cost and schedule constraints.
"By collaborating closely with the Coast Guard, we were able to complete the Nationwide AIS program critical design review three weeks ahead of schedule -- and within budget," said Mike Twyman, vice president of Integrated Command, Control, Communications and Intelligence Systems for Northrop Grumman's Information Systems sector. "We will continue our focus to bringing forward this key capability that ensures greater security and more efficiency for our nation's ports and waterways."
Nationwide AIS will enhance maritime security, marine and navigational safety, search and rescue efforts and environmental protection. It is a two-way maritime digital communication system that will query incoming vessels to check vessel identity, position, speed, course, destination and manifest and cargo data. The information will be combined with other government intelligence and surveillance data and shared with authorized government operators to enhance maritime situational awareness.
Northrop Grumman Corporation is a leading global security company whose 120,000 employees provide innovative systems, products and solutions in aerospace, electronics, information systems, shipbuilding and technical services to government and commercial customers worldwide.

Sudi Bruni

Northrop Grumman Information Systems
(858) 592-3407

CACI Awarded $100 Million Task Order to Provide U.S. Army Battle Command Systems

Continues CACI Technical, Logistics, and Business Support Services
Defense News ~ ARLINGTON, Va.--January 7, 2010, (BUSINESS WIRE)--CACI International Inc (NYSE:CACI - News) announced today that it has been awarded a $100 million task order to continue providing technical, engineering, logistics, business, and program support services to the Program Executive Office Command, Control and Communications Tactical (PEO C3T) Program Manager Battle Command family of products. The contract, for two base years and an eight-month option, was awarded under the Army’s Strategic Services Sourcing (S3) contract vehicle. With this award CACI continues its business in C4ISR (command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance).
CACI will provide management support, software development, fielding, training and product support that will directly support soldiers at all levels in making informed decisions as part of Battle Command’s foundation for the Army’s present and future command and control architecture.
The CACI Team has been supporting this client for three years and will continue to provide a proven management approach emphasizing efficient budgeting, scheduling, and performance. Through its core competency in C4ISR, CACI provides proven program management, engineering and integration, test and evaluation, and logistics support and training.
Bill Fairl, CACI’s President of U.S. Operations, said “We’re pleased that this award from PEO Command Control and Communications Tactical, Project Manager Battle Command provides CACI with another opportunity to support its vital work. Our continuing work with this client is a strong vote of confidence for the quality of the services we provide.”
According to CACI President and CEO Paul Cofoni, “CACI’s Strategic Services Sourcing business with the U.S. Army enables us to continue serving our clients’ missions. CACI has a significant presence within the C4ISR community, having developed relationships based on technical expertise, global presence, and competitive distinction. These collective synergies enable us to deliver highly responsive solutions to ongoing and surge requirements for our nation’s highest priorities.”
CACI provides professional services and IT solutions needed to prevail in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, and federal civilian government arenas. We deliver enterprise IT and network services; data, information, and knowledge management services; business system solutions; logistics and material readiness; C4ISR integration services; cyber solutions; integrated security and intelligence solutions; and program management and SETA support services. CACI services and solutions help our federal clients provide for national security, improve communications and collaboration, secure the integrity of information systems and networks, enhance data collection and analysis, and increase efficiency and mission effectiveness. CACI is a member of the Fortune 1000 Largest Companies and the Russell 2000 index. CACI provides dynamic careers for approximately 12,700 employees working in over 120 offices in the U.S. and Europe. Visit CACI on the web at and

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Arotech's IES Interactive Training Awarded Over $3 Million in New Contracts From Federal Agencies for Its Use-of-Force Simulation Products

FBI Contract Award for 55 JSST (Judgmental Shooting Simulation Trainers) Adds to Record Simulator Orders for IES at End of U.S. Government's FY2009
Defense News ~ ANN ARBOR, MI--(Marketwire - 01/07/10) - Arotech Corporation (NASDAQ:ARTX - News) announced today that its Training and Simulation Division's IES Interactive Training unit received over $3M in new federal contract awards in the final quarter of the U.S. Government's 2009 fiscal year.
The most significant award was from the Federal Bureau of Investigation for 55 Judgmental Shooting Simulation Trainers (JSST) systems, an award valued at $1.6M. The FBI contract also includes options on the part of the FBI to purchase up to an additional $2.9M worth of systems. Other orders included 25 IES Firearms Diagnostic Units (FDU) to the Drug Enforcement Administration, 14 upgraded MILO Range Pro HD use-of-force simulators for the Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General, and multiple simulation training systems to a wide number of other prominent agencies.
"We are honored that these highly-regarded federal law enforcement agencies have selected IES's best-in-class MILO Range interactive simulation training systems as the basis for their training programs," said Robert McCue, IES's General Manager. "We know that the agencies that have selected our systems rely heavily on them to enhance the readiness of their agents as they confront increasing threats at home and abroad. We are proud to support them in that mission."
This success concludes a year in which IES was selected to provide a record number of new simulation training systems to the law enforcement, public safety and military training markets.
About Arotech's Training and Simulation Division
Arotech's Training and Simulation Division (ATSD) provides world-class simulation based training solutions. ATSD develops, manufactures, and markets advanced high-tech multimedia and interactive digital solutions for engineering, use-of-force, and driver training simulations for military, law enforcement, security, municipal and private industry personnel. The division's fully interactive driver-training systems feature state-of-the-art vehicle simulator technology enabling training in situation awareness, risk analysis and decision-making, emergency reaction and avoidance procedures, and conscientious equipment operation. The division's use-of-force training products and services allow organizations to train their personnel in safe, productive, and realistic environments. The division provides consulting and developmental support for engineering simulation solutions. The division also supplies pilot decision-making support software for the F-15, F-16, F-18, F-22, and F-35 aircraft, as well as simulation models for the ACMI/TACTS air combat training ranges.
Arotech's Training and Simulation Division consists of FAAC Incorporated (, IES Interactive Training (, and Realtime Technologies (
About Arotech Corporation
Arotech Corporation is a leading provider of quality defense and security products for the military, law enforcement and homeland security markets, including multimedia interactive simulators/trainers, lightweight armoring and advanced zinc-air and lithium batteries and chargers. Arotech operates through three major business divisions: Training and Simulation, Armor, and Battery and Power Systems.
Arotech is incorporated in Delaware, with corporate offices in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and research, development and production subsidiaries in Alabama, Michigan, and Israel. For more information on Arotech, please visit Arotech's website at
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Capgemini Awarded Contract with U.S. Army Program Executive Office Enterprise Information Systems

Five-year contract to support comprehensive ERP Independent Verification & Validation services1
PARIS--January 7, 2010, (BUSINESS WIRE)--Capgemini Government Solutions LLC, a member of the Capgemini Group, one of the world’s foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services, today announced it has been awarded a five-year, $88 million contract by the U.S. Army to provide Independent Verification & Validation (IV&V) support services for the Program Executive Office Enterprise Information Systems (PEO EIS), the organization responsible for providing infrastructure and information management systems to the Army.
PEO EIS is establishing an IV&V function at the Army Enterprise level to improve enterprise resource planning (ERP) implementations. This will help to reduce the total costs associated with the Army’s ERP programs and to provide an enterprise view across the entire Army, thus addressing the Army’s goal of Total Asset Visibility (TAV).
Capgemini will support the Army’s five ERP programs, including: Global Combat Support System-Army (GCSS-A), Logistics Modernization Program (LMP), General Fund Enterprise Business System (GFEBS), Army-Defense Integrated Manpower and Human Resources System (DIMHRS-A), and the Army Enterprise Systems Integration Program (AESIP, formerly PLM+). Capgemini’s scope of work will include providing – collectively at the enterprise level and individually at the project level – broad-based IV&V services encompassing Army ERPs within the purview of PEO EIS, including future ERP program requirements.
“Capgemini’s past experience working with the U.S. Army and the Department of Defense, coupled with our strong knowledge of the Army’s requirements and challenges, provides the necessary insight to develop a collaborative partnership with PEO EIS and to meet and ultimately exceed their needs,” said Joe Moye, head of Capgemini Public Sector in North America. “Capgemini’s strategic approach to enterprise resource planning will allow the Army to rapidly deliver on its mission of ERP implementations improvement at a reduced cost.”
In addition to providing ERP IV&V services, the Capgemini team will develop, operate and maintain an automated Central Risk Repository for the PEO EIS that is designed to track and monitor information related to the validation services performed. Capgemini will collaborate with a number of subcontractors to complete the project, including American Systems, Business Management International Inc., CSCL, Exalt, Hampton University, Lighthouse Technologies Inc., New Vectors, PRTM and Pragmatics.
About Capgemini
Capgemini, one of the world's foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services, enables its clients to transform and perform through technologies. Capgemini provides its clients with insights and capabilities that boost their freedom to achieve superior results through a unique way of working, the Collaborative Business Experience. The Group relies on its global delivery model called Rightshore®, which aims to get the right balance of the best talent from multiple locations, working as one team to create and deliver the optimum solution for clients. Present in more than 30 countries, Capgemini reported 2008 global revenues of EUR 8.7 billion (approximately USD $12.74 billion) and employs 90,000 people worldwide.
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About Capgemini Government Solutions
Capgemini Government Solutions is committed to working with government clients to support them in their strategic, tactical and transformation initiatives. Capgemini helps organizations create sustainable value by employing innovative business process improvement strategies and applied solutions that utilize a unique method of engagement: the Collaborative Business Experience (CBE). By providing public and private sector experience, best practices, and proven tools and methodologies tailored for the U.S. government’s unique requirements, we help clients build knowledge and capabilities as we work together to drive transformation agendas. With a dedicated core team of professionals in Herndon, VA, Capgemini Government Solutions was formed in 2002 as an independent operating division of Capgemini to offer U.S. Government agencies deep transformation, consulting, and IT expertise.
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1 Independent Verification & Validation services consist of entrusting verification and validation tasks to an entity independent from the development team. According to the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, verification and validation processes for projects such as the Army ERPs can be used to determine whether (1) the products of a given activity conform to the requirements of that activity and (2) the software satisfies its intended use and user needs. This determination may include analyzing, evaluating, reviewing, inspecting, assessing, and testing software products and processes. The verification and validation processes should assess the software in the context of the system, including the operational environment, hardware, interfacing software, operators, and users.

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