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Exelis Receives 3rd Order for GA-ASI Drone Carriage and Release Systems; Pete Martin Comments

Exelis Receives 3rd Order for GA-ASI Drone Carriage and Release Systems; Pete Martin Comments

Exelis will continue to manufacture pneumatic carriage and release systems for the MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicle under a $27 million contract from General Atomics Aeronautical Systems. The follow-on contract… Read more »

Frost & Sullivan: Asian Shipyards Move Into Military Naval Vessels Market

Frost & Sullivan: Asian Shipyards Move Into Military Naval Vessels Market

Japan, South Korea and China are emerging as new manufacturing hubs for military naval vessels, a new report from Frost & Sullivan revealed. The analyst said Thursday that shipbuilding would… Read more »

Greg Mandt: NOAA Completes Installation of 6 Key Instruments Onboard GOES-R

Greg Mandt: NOAA Completes Installation of 6 Key Instruments Onboard GOES-R

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration moved closer to its March 2016 launch date for the next-generation Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite R-Series with the completed integration of all instruments aboard… Read more »

Research and Markets Sees 4% CAGR for $102B C4ISR Market

Research and Markets Sees 4% CAGR for $102B C4ISR Market

New analysis from Research and Markets has forecast a 4.52 percent year-over-year growth for the $102 billion C4ISR market from 2014 to 2020. The market report singled out the electro-optics… Read more »

Steve Rosenberg: Oracle-Proteus Feedback Tool Targets Medicine Adherence, Dosing in Clinical Trials

Steve Rosenberg: Oracle-Proteus Feedback Tool Targets Medicine Adherence, Dosing in Clinical Trials

Oracle has teamed with Proteus Digital Health to develop a feedback tool that aims to improve clinical trial outcomes. The cloud-based system combines Oracle Health Sciences InForm and Proteus’ feedback… Read more »

KLAS Report Cites Information Builders Methods, Approaches to Healthcare Data Integration; Gerald Cohen Comments

KLAS Report Cites Information Builders Methods, Approaches to Healthcare Data Integration; Gerald Cohen Comments

Information Builders said the latest KLAS Research survey has ranked the company among the top four business intelligence and analytics services providers for the healthcare industry. The study cited Information… Read more »

Jay McConville: Lockheed Sets Sights on Civil, Commercial UAV Market

Jay McConville: Lockheed Sets Sights on Civil, Commercial UAV Market

Jay McConville, director of business development for unmanned solutions at Lockheed Martin, said the contractor is studying several avenues toward marketing its small unmanned aerial vehicles to civil and commercial clients, the… Read more »

Marine Corps Orders $15M in Harris Falcon III Radios; George Helm Comments

Marine Corps Orders $15M in Harris Falcon III Radios; George Helm Comments

Harris Corp. will provide Falcon III radios and related accessories to the U.S. Marine Corps AN/MRC-145 program under a $15 million contract designed to expand the branch’s communications network capabilities…. Read more »

Oracle Launches Cloud Tool for Financial Services

Oracle Launches Cloud Tool for Financial Services

Oracle has rolled out a new cloud tool that seeks to address the security needs and other requirements for financial services clients that seek to migrate their information technology systems. “Today’s savvy… Read more »

SAIC Crowdsources Ideas for NOAA Mobile Applications

SAIC Crowdsources Ideas for NOAA Mobile Applications

Science Applications International Corp. asked the weather industry at a January conference for ideas on nontraditional ways to use National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration open data. The five winners that were selected… Read more »

Randy Bockenstedt: DynCorp Extends Training, Mentoring Work for Afghan Coalition Forces

Randy Bockenstedt: DynCorp Extends Training, Mentoring Work for Afghan Coalition Forces

DynCorp International has been awarded two Afghan training and mentoring contracts from the U.S. Army Contracting Command worth a potential $100.7 million in total. “We have supported the U.S. Army… Read more »

Peter Smith: American Systems Not ‘To a Place’ for IPO, Eyes Health IT Market

Peter Smith: American Systems Not ‘To a Place’ for IPO, Eyes Health IT Market

American Systems CEO Peter Smith has not closed the doors on the 100-percent employee-owned company going public but said current conditions are not yet ripe for a stock market launch,… Read more »

Lockheed Targets South America, Europe Markets for Naval Combat Systems

Lockheed Targets South America, Europe Markets for Naval Combat Systems

Lockheed Martin is looking to expand the market of its naval combat systems to other regions such as South America and Europe, Defense News reported Dec. 31. David Pugliese writes… Read more »

IGS Awarded $7M AF Contract to Upgrade Aircraft Maintenance Program

IGS Awarded $7M AF Contract to Upgrade Aircraft Maintenance Program

Intergraph Government Solutions has been awarded a potential $6.9 million contract to upgrade the U.S. Air Force’s F-15 Eagle scheduled maintenance program. The project will involve work to maintain the… Read more »

Contractors Eye Laser Tools as Emerging Tech, Lockheed CTO Ray Johnson Offers 5-Year Outlook

Contractors Eye Laser Tools as Emerging Tech, Lockheed CTO Ray Johnson Offers 5-Year Outlook

Lasers could become one of the most sought-after technologies in defense as manufacturers work to improve their accuracy, power and versatility in ever-smaller form factors, the Washington Post reported Friday…. Read more »

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