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U.S. Army Awards Leidos $23M FMS Contract to Assist GETS-1000

The U.S. Army Contracting Command has awarded Leidos a $23 million Foreign Military Sales (FMS) contract to support the General Electronic Test Station (GETS-1000), Leidos announced on Thursday. The contract will assist in upgrading missile technology for Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.

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Army Bans Tiktok From Gov’t-Issued Devices

The U.S. Army has stopped using TikTok for recruiting activities after the Department of Defense's declaration of the entertainment mobile app as a cyber threat, Military.com reported Monday. A DoD cyber awareness message orders defense personnel to uninstall the China-based app from their mobile devices due to potential cyber risks.

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Army to Hold Tests for Communications Network Update

The U.S. Army plans to field-test new technologies as part of an effort to update the service's network of tactical communications systems, National Defense Magazine reported Friday. Col. Rob Ryan, deputy director of the service's network cross-functional team, said the effort will deliver on a phased, frequentative process over time. The Army will add new technologies every two years.

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Army Uses New Procurement Method to Save Money

The U.S. Army has generated $1.2 billion in savings through the use of a new data-driven, category-based procurement process, said an executive within the service branch.

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