Archiv für den Monat: August 2011











MISSILE DEFENSE AGENCY      The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) is announcing the award of an Indefinite Delivery-Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract to Teledyne Brown Engineering, Incorporated, Huntsville, Alabama under contract HQ0147-11-D-0015. The maximum ceiling value of this action is $595,000,000 in Research, Development, Test & Evaluation funds. This IDIQ contract allows […]

USA – US Military contracts for FY11





Marineforum - FAIRCHEM BOGEY (Quelle: EU NavFor):
Am 26. August gaben somalische Piraten – wahrscheinlich nach Erhalt eines Lösegeldes – den griechischen Tanker POLAR wieder frei. Das 72.000 dwt große Schiff war am 30. Oktober im Arabischen Meer entführt und seitdem als Mutterschiff für weitere Kaperfahrten genutzt worden. Ein Besatzungsmitglied war während dieser Zeit gestorben.

Update Piraterie – Beginn der „Piratensaison“








WASHINGTON, Aug. 29, 2011 – Fleet Week-San Francisco is more than just a chance for liberty in a world-class city, it’s also an opportunity for Marines to practice their disaster-response capabilities, said Marine Corps Maj. Gen. Melvin G. Spiese, the commander of the 1st Marine Expeditionary Brigade.

Marine Unit to Practice Disaster Preparedness




ARMY  General Dynamics C4 Systems Inc., was awarded a $3,700,000,000 firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee, level-of-effort, indefinite-delivery / indefinite-quantity contract. The award will provide for the procurement of the Command Hardware Systems-4. Work will be performed in Taunton, Mass., with an estimated completion date of Aug. 26, 2016. The bid was solicited through […]

USA – US Military contracts for FY11


Change by any possible means is the name of the game in the Middle East and North Africa. An offer to assist Libya with its post-Qadhafi reconstruction and rehabilitation coupled with India’s remaining days as president of the United Nations Security Council and an invitation to attend this week’s Friends […]

Libya poses policy challenge to Asian giants