Defense Department News Briefs
Booz, Allen & Hamilton Inc., Intergraph Corp. and Wang Federal Inc. all recently
won contracts to help out Defense Department organizations on systems programs.
Booz Allen in McLean, Va., will help the Army's Information Systems Engineering Command
Technology Integration Center at Fort Huachuca, Ariz., determine whether systems now under
development meet technical and functional requirements. The five-year contract is worth up
to $18.2 million.
The Defense Mapping Agency selected Intergraph in Huntsville, Ala., to provide computer
hardware, software and systems maintenance under a four-year contract worth up to $44
Wang Federal in Billerica, Mass., will provide imaging and workflow software to the
Defense Finance and Accounting Service under a subcontract worth $10 million over five
years. Wang was selected by Electronic Data Systems Corp., which won the $81 million DFAS
Corporate Imaging Solution Program contract in September 1994.
The Air Force plans to install firewalls and trusted computer systems at 17 Air Force
Material Command Centers under a subcontract awarded to Harris Computer Systems Corp. in
Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Harris will provide its CyberGuard firewalls, CX/SX secure Unix operating system and
LAN/SX secure networking products hosted on proprietary Night Hawk servers through the
Virtual Circuit Switch Contract held by AT&T Corp.
The Defense Information Systems Agency has awarded a $6 million contract to GTE
Government Systems Corp. for maintenance work on four Overseas AUTODIN Switching Centers
through Sept. 7, 1996.
This is the last year of a 10-year AUTODIN support contract netted by GTE in 1986. In a
similar vein, DISA has obligated close to $12 million for a contract modification that
will allow GTE to continue providing Defense switched network worldwide management support
services for the third year, with one option year remaining.
Lt. Col. Charles F. Carmichael III is the new commander of DISA's National Capitol
Region Contracting Office. He was squadron commander of the 355th Contracting Squadron at
Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., for the last three years.
The Army has awarded its highest civilian honor to James D. Sauer, a principal systems
analyst with DynCorp's Information & Engineering Technology unit in Reston, Va. Sauer
received the Commander's Award for Public Service for his work on the data distribution
systems of the Standard Theater Army Command and Control System-Europe.