Rapid Fire 2010-06-04: Unmanned Naval Mine Detection

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* USA sends aircraft carrier USS George Washington [CVN-73] to participate in South Korean naval exercises in the Yellow Sea. * Scaling the SUMMIT: Lockheed Martin gets ONR contract to develop software system – known as the Supervision of Unmanned vehicles Mission Management by Interactive Teams (SUMMIT) – to manage groups of unmanned naval vehicles used in mine detection. * Show me the money: Accenture gets up to a $181.9 million contract to help put the US Navy’s books in order. * Incumbent contractor George Patterson Y&R beats out 7 other firms to win A$40 million advertising account for the Australian Defence Force. * It keeps going…: Ultralife gets $29 million in DoD battery orders. * And going…: Paradigm Solutions to provide uninterruptible power supply systems and electrical upgrades for DISA’s Defense Enterprise Computing Center in St. Louis, MO.

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