Defense Department Briefs



DynCorp in Reston, Va., will automate Navy personnel records under a three-year, $18
million contract awarded by the Naval Information Systems Management Center. Dyncorp will
use commercial technology to digitize, store and retrieve records for the Navy Bureau of
Personnel at facilities in Arlington, Va., Millington, Tenn., and New Orleans.


DynCorp will help the Navy convert from its current Digital Camera System to the
Electronic Military Personnel Record System, which will be based on a customized version
of the company's commercial imaging software, Enterprise.


TRW Inc. has reeled in a five-year $65.5 million contract to provide systems
engineering and integration support for the Navy's Undersea Surveillance Program
Directorate.


TRW will design signal processing systems and install undersea cables and components
for acoustic surveillance, among other tasks. The directorate falls under the aegis of the
Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command.


The Army will use Borland International Inc.'s InterBase scalable SQL server for the
Advanced Field Artillery Tactical Data System. Borland won a $3.5 million subcontract to
provide InterBase for the AFATDS project, for which Magnavox Electronic Systems Co. is the
prime contractor.


AFATDS uses 935,000 lines of Ada code to collate data from numerous field sources and
provide commanders with real-time mission planning support and asset status information.
Borland's SQL server will run on a variety of Army workstations and PCs linked to an
AFATDS server.


The Defense Supply Service-Washington has hired Telos Corp. of Herndon, Va., to design
the Real-Time Automated Personnel Identification System (RAPIDS) under a 30-month $18
million contract.


Telos will provide the host computers, workstations, digital cameras, printers and
field deployable equipment to produce and read military personnel identification cards
worldwide.


Air Force Master Sgt. Eddie Green, the Defense Information Systems Agency's security
facilities protection manager, has been named Government Professional of the Year by the
American Society for Industrial Security.


Meanwhile, Craig Hegeman, head of the Defense Information Technology Contracting
Office's Electronic Data Interchange Implementation Initiative, has been named DISA's
Outstanding Disabled Federal Employee of the Year.


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