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Boeing, CASIS Aim to ID ‘Flight-Ready’ Space Research Concepts Through Accelerator

Boeing, CASIS Aim to ID ‘Flight-Ready’ Space Research Concepts Through Accelerator

Boeing has joined forces with the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space for an initiative to identify flight-ready concepts with the goal of advancing the U.S. National Laboratory… Read more »

Sikorsky, Army Test Fly Autonomous Black Hawk Helicopter; Mark Miller Comments

Sikorsky, Army Test Fly Autonomous Black Hawk Helicopter; Mark Miller Comments

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. and the U.S. Army have demonstrated an autonomous version of the Black Hawk helicopter to further work on cargo delivery methods. The company and the Army flew… Read more »

Navy Begins Using Raytheon-Built Missile Interceptor; Taylor Lawrence Comments

Navy Begins Using Raytheon-Built Missile Interceptor; Taylor Lawrence Comments

The U.S. Navy has kicked off operations on a Raytheon-made missile interceptor system in collaboration with the Missile Defense Agency. The Standard Missile-3 Block IB is built to destroy ballistic… Read more »

William Meaney: Iron Mountain Makes Acquisitions to Target Int’l, Storage Rental Revenue Growth

William Meaney: Iron Mountain Makes Acquisitions to Target Int’l, Storage Rental Revenue Growth

Iron Mountain has completed approximately $65 million in domestic and international acquisitions to further build its presence in the document storage and data management markets and among small- and medium-sized business… Read more »

Finnish Bus Operator Applies Microsoft Analytics Tool, CGI Warehouse to Manage Routes

Finnish Bus Operator Applies Microsoft Analytics Tool, CGI Warehouse to Manage Routes

A Helsinki, Finland-based public bus company has adapted a Microsoft business intelligence platform to help monitor traffic data, gas usage and driver performance. Helsingin Bussiliikenne Oy uses Power BI for Office 365 alongside a CGI-built… Read more »

EMCOR Group to Help Maintain Multiple Gov’t Facilities; Michael Rodgers Comments

EMCOR Group to Help Maintain Multiple Gov’t Facilities; Michael Rodgers Comments

EMCOR Group Inc. has been selected to help the government maintain various facilities across several locations in the U.S. EMCOR’s government services division will perform customer service, maintenance and repair… Read more »

General Dynamics Unveils MUOS Radio Testing Lab; Chris Marzilli Comments

General Dynamics Unveils MUOS Radio Testing Lab; Chris Marzilli Comments

A General Dynamics business unit has opened a facility in Scottsdale, Ariz. to assess radio terminals that are intended to support the U.S. Navy‘s Mobile User Objective System communications network…. Read more »

Microsoft, Motorola Solutions Ink Patent License Deal for Android Devices; Nick Psyhogeos, Joe White Comment

Microsoft, Motorola Solutions Ink Patent License Deal for Android Devices; Nick Psyhogeos, Joe White Comment

Microsoft has entered into a patent licensing agreement with Motorola Solutions that provides global coverage for the latter’s devices that run on Android or Chrome operating systems. The agreement is part of Microsoft’s intellectual property… Read more »

Andrew Sukawaty: Inmarsat to Provide Satellite Tracking Services for Commercial Jets

Andrew Sukawaty: Inmarsat to Provide Satellite Tracking Services for Commercial Jets

Inmarsat Chairman Andrew Sukawaty has announced the company’s plans to provide airlines with free satellite tracking services for commercial aircraft following the recent disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, The Wall… Read more »

Deltek: FY 2014 to See 1K Contractors Leave SBA Business Development Program

Deltek: FY 2014 to See 1K Contractors Leave SBA Business Development Program

A Deltek study says approximately 1,100 contractors have exited or are scheduled to leave the Small Business Administration‘s 8(a) business development program in fiscal year 2014, the Washington Post reported… Read more »

Panama Civil Aviation Authority Launches Thales-Built Air Traffic Control System; Raphael Cervantes Comments

Panama Civil Aviation Authority Launches Thales-Built Air Traffic Control System; Raphael Cervantes Comments

Panama’s civil aviation authority has unveiled a new Thales-developed radar air traffic control center intended to handle the entire country’s airspace. The TopSky-ATC traffic control center is built to accommodate 12… Read more »

Northrop Opens Aircraft Integration Center in Florida; Tom Vice Comments

Northrop Opens Aircraft Integration Center in Florida; Tom Vice Comments

Northrop Grumman has opened a fresh aircraft integration center in St. Augustine, Fla., where the company has been operating for 34 years. The site is expected to create 400 new jobs… Read more »

Marc Eisenberg: ORBCOMM Relocates Network Control Hub

Marc Eisenberg: ORBCOMM Relocates Network Control Hub

ORBCOMM has moved its network control center to a new facility in Sterling, Va. from the hub’s former location in Dulles. Marc Eisenberg, CEO of ORBCOMM, said Wednesday the company intends… Read more »

Red Hat, SAP Form Cloud Database Tech Partnership; Karl Heinz-Hoffmann Comments

Red Hat, SAP Form Cloud Database Tech Partnership; Karl Heinz-Hoffmann Comments

Red Hat and SAP have partnered to help developers code and design enterprise data management applications that work to run on OpenShift cloud environments. The companies intend to offer technology… Read more »

Lockheed to Start ATK-Built Alternative Warhead Tests With Soldiers in the Summer

Lockheed to Start ATK-Built Alternative Warhead Tests With Soldiers in the Summer

Lockheed Martin has finished the production qualification testing phase for a warhead program the company manages under a $79.4 million contract awarded in April 2012. Soldiers will help carry out… Read more »

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