List/Grid Monthly Archives: April 2012

Lockheed, Air Force Researching Fuel Reduction Methods

Lockheed, Air Force Researching Fuel Reduction Methods

The U.S. Air Force wants to test a new fuel-reduction option on its Lockheed Martin-built Hercules aircraft, Defense Systems reports. Jim Grant, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics vice president, said Lockheed has been… Read more »

FCC Program Will Disable Stolen Federal Devices

FCC Program Will Disable Stolen Federal Devices

The Federal Communications Commission is working to disable scammers from reselling lost or stolen government devices, Nextgov reports. FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski and law enforcement officials announced Tuesday that the wireless… Read more »

SAIC Wins VA Benefit System Program Support Task Order

SAIC Wins VA Benefit System Program Support Task Order

SAIC Inc. has won a potential $37 million task order to provide program management and support operations for the Department of Veterans Affairs’ benefits system, the company announced Thursday. The… Read more »

BAE to Provide Thermal Monocular for Special Operations; Vdim Plotsker Comments

BAE to Provide Thermal Monocular for Special Operations; Vdim Plotsker Comments

BAE Systems has won an $11 million contract to provide thermal monocular devices to Special Operations Command, the company announced Wednesday. Soldiers will use the devices to handheld, helmet mound or… Read more »

Intelligent Decisions to Deliver Panasonic Toughbooks to Air Force Bases; Harry Martin Comments

Intelligent Decisions to Deliver Panasonic Toughbooks to Air Force Bases; Harry Martin Comments

Intelligent Decisions Inc. has won an Air Force contract to supply Panasonic Toughbooks to the branch’s bases worldwide, the company announced Thursday. The Air Force will receive Toughbook 31 fully-rugged notebooks… Read more »

HP Expands Govt Cloud to Meet FISMA, FedRAMP Standards; Marilyn Crouther Comments

HP Expands Govt Cloud to Meet FISMA, FedRAMP Standards; Marilyn Crouther Comments

HP Enterprise Services is expanding its cloud management offerings for government customers at the federal, state and local levels. The company said HP Enterprise Cloud Services–Compute is designed to fulfill… Read more »

Lockheed Presents F-35 Mobile Cockpit for Northrop; Michelle Scarpella Comments

Lockheed Presents F-35 Mobile Cockpit for Northrop; Michelle Scarpella Comments

Lockheed Martin presented the mobile cockpit demonstrator for its F-35 fighter jet at Northrop Grumman Corp.’s Redondo Beach, Calif. facility. The Bethesda, Md.-based firm said it demonstrated the system to Northrop… Read more »

Exelis Delivers GeoEye Satellite Image System to Lockheed; Bill Schuster Comments

Exelis Delivers GeoEye Satellite Image System to Lockheed; Bill Schuster Comments

ITT Exelis, GeoEye and Lockheed Martin are collaborating to prepare the GeoEye-2 satellite for its launch and full operation by 2013. Exelis announced Tuesday it has delivered GeoEye’s imaging system… Read more »

Rick Perry Helps CGI Break Ground on New Texas IT Center; George Schindler Comments

Rick Perry Helps CGI Break Ground on New Texas IT Center; George Schindler Comments

Texas Gov. Rick Perry joined CGI to break ground for the company’s Belton, Texas-based information technology services delivery facility. The company said it is investing $7 million to build the… Read more »

DARPA to Award $2M for Next-Gen Robotic Systems

DARPA to Award $2M for Next-Gen Robotic Systems

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency plans to hold a robotics competition, awarding a $2 million cash prize to the developer capable of pushing robotics to the next level.  The… Read more »

Fluor Selected to Support U.S. Operations in Africa

Fluor Selected to Support U.S. Operations in Africa

Fluor Corp. was awarded a task order for work in Africa in support of the Army’s Logistics Capabilities Program IV. The Irving, Tx.-based company said Tuesday work includes protecting U.S…. Read more »

Intel, Chinese Organizations Parter to Explore Internet of Things

Intel, Chinese Organizations Parter to Explore Internet of Things

Intel is partnering with the Beijing Municipal Government and the Institute of Automation of Chinese Academy of Sciences to establish a joint lab to explore the Internet of things, Intel announced… Read more »

Report: China Developing Maritime Aerial Drones

Report: China Developing Maritime Aerial Drones

Reports surfaced Monday that the Chinese military has begun to field unmanned surveillance aircraft aboard its warship fleets, The Hill reports.  Foreign intelligence agencies have confirmed the existence of a… Read more »

Pentagon to Open App Store, Speed Device Review

Pentagon to Open App Store, Speed Device Review

The Defense Department expects to launch a Pentagon-only application store for secure mobile devices within a month and a half, Federal News Radio reports.  The Pentagon aims to model its… Read more »

Executive Spotlight: Randy Morgan, Parsons SVP

Executive Spotlight: Randy Morgan, Parsons SVP

Randy Morgan is a senior vice president at Parsons Corp., an international engineering, construction, technical and management services firm. He joined the company in 2011 as part of Parsons’ acquisition… Read more »

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