[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 238 (Monday, December 12, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Page 77251]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-31746]


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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Antitrust Division


Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and 
Production Act of 1993--Consortium for Command, Control, Communications 
and Computer Technologies

    Notice is hereby given that, on November 18, 2011, pursuant to 
Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 
1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (``the Act''), Consortium for Command, 
Control, Communications and Computer Technologies (``Consortium for 
Command'') has filed written notifications simultaneously with the 
Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission disclosing (1) the 
identities of the parties to the venture and (2) the nature and 
objectives of the venture. The notifications were filed for the purpose 
of invoking the Act's provisions limiting the recovery of antitrust 
plaintiffs to actual damages under specified circumstances.
    Pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act, the identities of the parties 
to the venture are: Consortium for Command, Control, Communications and 
Computer Technologies, Washington, DC; 3D-4U Inc., Blacksburg, VA; 
Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS; Paul Cibuzar 
Consulting, Nisswa, MN; Science Applications International Corporation, 
Crane, IN; Scientia LLC, Bloomington, IN; Signal Innovations Group, 
Inc., Durham, NC; Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ; T2 
Solutions LLC, Greenville, SC; Tiburon Associates, Inc, Dayton, OH; TS2 
Tactical Spec-Solutions Inc., Bedford, IN; UXB International, 
Blacksburg, VA; Virginia Tech Applied Research Corporation, Blacksburg, 
VA; and Wyle Laboratories, Lexington Park, MD.
    The general area of Consortium for Command's planned activity is 
(a) to enter into an Other Transaction Agreement (``OT Agreement'') 
with the U.S. Army (the Government), pursuant to Section 845 of the 
1994 National Defense Authorization Act, as amended, for the funding of 
certain research, development, testing and evaluation of prototypes to 
be conducted as a collaboration between the Government and Consortium 
Members, to enhance the capabilities of the U.S. Government and its 
departments and agencies in the fields of Intelligence, Surveillance, 
and Reconnaissance (ISR) mission enabled by new technologies for 
command, control, communications, computing (C4), and decision-
enhancing technologies; (b) participate in the establishment of sound 
technologies and programmatic performance goals based on the needs and 
requirements of the Government's Technology Objectives and create 
programs and secure funding for the Technology Objectives; (c) provide 
a unified voice to effectively articulate the global and strategically 
important role which ISR-enabling technologies play in current and 
future kinetic and non-kinetic weaponry; and (d) maximize the 
utilization of the Government's and Members' capabilities to 
effectively develop critical sensor, communications, and computer-
focused technologies which can be transitioned and commercialized.
    Additional information concerning the Consortium can be obtained 
from Charlie McBride, President, Consortium for Command, Control, 
Communications and Computer Technologies, 1025 Connecticut Ave. NW., 
Suite 904, Washington, DC 20036, Telephone (202) 466-4210, Fax (202) 
466-4213, email: mcbride@cmcbride.com.

Patricia A. Brink,
Director of Civil Enforcement, Antitrust Division.
[FR Doc. 2011-31746 Filed 12-9-11; 8:45 am]
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