Lockheed, Raytheon Assess GPS III Operational Readiness; Matthew Gilligan, Mark Stewart Comment

Lockheed, Raytheon Assess GPS III Operational Readiness; Matthew Gilligan, Mark Stewart Comment

Lockheed Martin and Raytheon have jointly tested the command and control features of the U.S. Air Force‘s GPS III satellite during a fourth launch readiness exercise. The companies demonstrated automatic… Read more »

Bob Ciesla: Boeing’s Future Missouri Composites Hub Eyes Commercial, Military Coverage

Bob Ciesla: Boeing’s Future Missouri Composites Hub Eyes Commercial, Military Coverage

Construction has begun on Boeing‘s new facility in St. Louis that will house composite manufacturing operations for the 777x commercial aircraft and potentially generate 700 jobs for the community. The company said… Read more »

Dell Study: Global Healthcare IT Leaders Eye Cloud

Dell Study: Global Healthcare IT Leaders Eye Cloud

A new survey from Dell on global technology adoption found that a majority of IT decision-makers at midsize healthcare organizations, as well as other industries, either have adopted or are planning to adopt cloud computing…. Read more »

Raytheon Evaluates Gallium Nitride Tech for Space Applications; Paul Ferraro Comments

Raytheon Evaluates Gallium Nitride Tech for Space Applications; Paul Ferraro Comments

Raytheon has tested its Gallium Nitride technology for applications in the Earth’s orbit. The company demonstrated the GaN monolithic microwave circuit to evaluate the system’s radiation hardness requirement for space environment, Raytheon… Read more »

IBM Lands Potential $660M NHS Electronic Staff Record Contract

IBM Lands Potential $660M NHS Electronic Staff Record Contract

IBM has been selected to maintain the electronic staff record system of the U.K.’s National Health Service under a potential $660 million contract, Computerworld reported Tuesday. Charlotte Jee writes IBM will… Read more »

Northrop, Coast Guard, Navy Demo Fire Scout on Cutter Ship; George Vardoulakis Comments

Northrop, Coast Guard, Navy Demo Fire Scout on Cutter Ship; George Vardoulakis Comments

Northrop Grumman, the U.S. Coast Guard and Navy demonstrated an unmanned helicopter off the coast of Naval Base Ventura County on Dec. 5, Point Mugu. Navy and Coast Guard personnel controlled the MQ-8B Fire Scout unmanned… Read more »

Dynetics to Offer Virtualization Services as Citrix Silver Solution Adviser; Nichole O’Brien Comments

Dynetics to Offer Virtualization Services as Citrix Silver Solution Adviser; Nichole O’Brien Comments

Dynetics is now a Citrix Silver Solution Adviser as part of the companies’ partnership to address the growing demand for mobile capabilities by offering virtual desktop, mobile workspace and cloud networking services. Nichole… Read more »

Brendan O’Connell: Australian DoD Orders Harris-Made Radio Comm Systems

Brendan O’Connell: Australian DoD Orders Harris-Made Radio Comm Systems

Harris Corp. will provide its Falcon III multiband tactical radios to Australia’s military under a $38 million contract with the Australian defense department. Australia ordered an unspecified number of the company’s… Read more »

Aerojet Rocketdyne Wraps Up Latest Tests on 3D-Printed CubeSat Propulsion System

Aerojet Rocketdyne Wraps Up Latest Tests on 3D-Printed CubeSat Propulsion System

Aerojet Rocketdyne has concluded a series of tests on a three-dimensional printed propulsion system to check engine throughput and propellant tank expulsions as the program moved forward to the qualification phase. The company said Monday it conducted… Read more »

Mike Driessen: Hitachi Consulting Gets SAP Certification as Hosting Services Provider

Mike Driessen: Hitachi Consulting Gets SAP Certification as Hosting Services Provider

Hitachi Consulting has received a certification from SAP to provide hosting services to customers for the SAP HANA platform. As a certified provider, Hitachi will perform information technology services on SAP… Read more »

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