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ATK, Boeing-Lockheed JV Test Delta IV Vehicle Motor

ATK, Boeing-Lockheed JV Test Delta IV Vehicle Motor

ATK and the United Launch Alliance conducted a cold-temperature ground test of their rocket motor for ULA’s Delta IV launch vehicles, the firms announced Thursday. ULA is a 50-50 joint… Read more »

Boeing, NASA Developing Orion Space Launch Software

Boeing, NASA Developing Orion Space Launch Software

Boeing delivered three flight computer software test beds for flight software development, the company announced Thursday.  The test beds were delivered ahead of schedule on April 25 to NASA’s Marshall Space… Read more »

Accenture To Develop California Healthcare Web Portal

Accenture To Develop California Healthcare Web Portal

Accenture has won a potential $259 million contract with the California Health Benefit Exchange to develop health coverage eligibility and enrollment systems, the Exchange announced Thursday. The federal government will… Read more »

Northrop To Help AF Run Net-Centric Intelligence System

Northrop To Help AF Run Net-Centric Intelligence System

Northrop Grumman’s space and mission systems business will help the U.S. Air Force operate net-centric intelligence systems, the Defense Department announced Thursday. The company won an $11,799,904 contract to provide support… Read more »

BAE To Provide Army Program Office Parachute Systems

BAE To Provide Army Program Office Parachute Systems

BAE Systems’ aerospace and defense group will supply an Army program executive office with parachute systems, the Defense Department announced Thursday. Under the $7,163,450 contract, the company will provide the… Read more »

Lockheed To Study F-35 Missile Risk For Norway

Lockheed To Study F-35 Missile Risk For Norway

Lockheed Martin’s aeronautics company will study F-35 missile risk reduction for Norway under a contract modification received from the U.S. Navy. The Defense Department said $19,805,300 modification falls under a… Read more »

USSOCOM Seeking Updated C4, Data Sharing Tech

USSOCOM Seeking Updated C4, Data Sharing Tech

 The U.S. Special Operations Command is seeking new technologies for its forces and missions, according to a solicitation on FedBizOpps.  USSOCOM plans to award contracts to vendors in order to… Read more »

HP Designing Off-Power Grid Data Center Architecture

HP Designing Off-Power Grid Data Center Architecture

Hewlett-Packard researchers have developed a data center design that would not use traditional power grid energy resources, the company announced Wednesday.  HP Labs, the company’s research arm, said it cut… Read more »

SAIC, Rockwell Collins Team For Tactical Ship Network Tech

SAIC, Rockwell Collins Team For Tactical Ship Network Tech

SAIC Inc. has selected Rockwell Collins to provide its technology used to establish mobile ad hoc, Internet Protocol networks used in tactical data exchanges, Rockwell Collins announced Wednesday.  U.S. Navy… Read more »

Lockheed Building Launch System For DARPA Satellite Cost-Cutting Program

Lockheed Building Launch System For DARPA Satellite Cost-Cutting Program

Lockheed Martin Corp. will develop a small-satellite launch system for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, according to a National Journal report. According to the report, the $6.2 million contract… Read more »

Executive Spotlight: David Fastabend, Exelis Advanced Information Systems VP

Executive Spotlight: David Fastabend, Exelis Advanced Information Systems VP

David Fastabend serves as ITT Exelis’ advanced information systems unit vice president, responsible for overseeing the business’ performance, strategy, leadership and customer relations. Fastabend brings U.S. Army experience in strategic… Read more »

CGI To Help San Diego Maintain, Develop Applications

CGI To Help San Diego Maintain, Develop Applications

CGI Group Inc. has won a $91.5 million contract with the city of San Diego to provide the city with application development and maintenance services. The company said it will… Read more »

SAIC Expands Aberdeen, Md. Facility; Tom Baybrook Comments

SAIC Expands Aberdeen, Md. Facility; Tom Baybrook Comments

SAIC Inc. has expanded its Aberdeen, Md. facility to increase support to the U.S. Army and additional Defense Department customers, the company announced Tuesday. The McLean, Va.-based technology contractor has… Read more »

Northrop, L-3 Division Developing Unmanned Arctic Aircraft

Northrop, L-3 Division Developing Unmanned Arctic Aircraft

Northrop Grumman and an L-3 Communications division plan to develop an unmanned aerial system that can withstand weather and environmental conditions in northern Canada. The companies said UAS designs will… Read more »

Pentagon, Northrop Release Free Open Source EHR Software; Amy Caro Comments

Pentagon, Northrop Release Free Open Source EHR Software; Amy Caro Comments

The Defense Department and Northrop Grumman are providing an open source version of the military’s electronic health record software through a nonprofit organization. According to a Pentagon May 22 announcement,… Read more »

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