Army Plans FY 2016 Battlefield Intell Tech Development Competition

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The U.S. Army is preparing to open a competition for a new military information technology system that would help the branch collect, analyze and share intelligence data, DoD Buzz reported Thursday. Brendan McGarry writes the service issued a request for information on Wednesday for its Distributed Common Ground System Increment 2 program. The branch wants industry to propose ideas on how the military...

DRC, Army Directorate Ink Big Data Tech R&D Pact

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Dynamics Research Corp. has signed a cooperative research and development agreement with a U.S. Army directorate to develop and evaluate technologies for the Distributed Common Ground System. The company will work with intelligence and information warfare directorate in the Army’s Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center under the partnership, DRC said Tuesday. “We...

General Dynamics Wins Army Intell Systems Order

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General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) C4 systems business unit has won a potential $31.5 million order from the U.S. Army for 10 intelligence systems that will be mounted on vehicles. The order includes an option for 11 additional Tactical Ground Station Lot D systems and the company intends to deliver the systems to the Army during the third quarter of 2013, General Dynamics said Wednesday. Army analysts...

Lockheed to Upgrade Infrastructure for DoD, Coalition Partner Intelligence Network

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won a contract to upgrade the infrastructure that allows the U.S. Defense Department to share intelligence data with coalition partners and other federal agencies. The company will provide the distributed common ground system multi-service execution team office with an upgrade the DCGS’ integration backbone. DCGS distributes intelligence from manned and unmanned...