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Boeing Receives First Signals from Ninth GPS IIF Satellite; Dan Hart Comments

Boeing Receives First Signals from Ninth GPS IIF Satellite; Dan Hart Comments

Boeing Co. has received the first signals of its ninth global positioning system IIF satellite from space. Boeing said the GPS IIF took off Wednesday aboard a United Launch Alliance Delta… Read more »

Raytheon, Polish Ammo Maker Ink New Defense Tech Collaboration Pact

Raytheon, Polish Ammo Maker Ink New Defense Tech Collaboration Pact

Raytheon‘s missile systems unit and Poland-based missile and ammunition manufacturer Mesko have signed a new agreement to cooperate on defense technology sharing and development in an effort to build on a previous pact between the… Read more »

Stan Ratcliffe: NCR Subsidiary to Update DoD’s Commissary Operations Mgmt System

Stan Ratcliffe: NCR Subsidiary to Update DoD’s Commissary Operations Mgmt System

The Defense Commissary Agency has partnered with an NCR Corp. subsidiary to build a new technology platform for the agency to manage distribution of groceries for U.S. military personnel, veterans… Read more »

Tanaz Shahrzad: PSS Unit to Support FBI’s Financial Mgmt Tech Procurement

Tanaz Shahrzad: PSS Unit to Support FBI’s Financial Mgmt Tech Procurement

A Preferred Systems Solutions subsidiary has been awarded a five-year blanket purchase agreement to help the FBI procure financial management tools and services. PSS said Wednesday its Government Contract Solutions arm… Read more »

Lockheed Buys Wind Tunnel in Texas; Mike McWithey Comments

Lockheed Buys Wind Tunnel in Texas; Mike McWithey Comments

Lockheed Martin plans to upgrade a wind tunnel in Grand Prairie, Texas it has acquired from Triumph Aerostructures. The company previously leased the facility from and has performed subsonic, transonic and supersonic research… Read more »

CGI to Help UK’s Defense Ministry Train, Operate Fire Control Application

CGI to Help UK’s Defense Ministry Train, Operate Fire Control Application

CGI has been selected to support the U.K. military’s fire control battlefield information system application and fire control application system. CGI will provide software applications support for FC BISA and the… Read more »

Neil Siegel: Northrop’s Partnership With UX Design School to Develop UX Skills

Neil Siegel: Northrop’s Partnership With UX Design School to Develop UX Skills

Northrop Grumman has partnered with Center Centre, a Tennessee-based school, to bolster the user experience professional field through mentorship, talent development and innovation. Northrop said Tuesday it will mentor participating Center Centre… Read more »

Glen Post: CenturyLink’s New Tech CoE to Support Business Transition Efforts

Glen Post: CenturyLink’s New Tech CoE to Support Business Transition Efforts

CenturyLink has unveiled its new CenturyLink Technology Center of Excellence in Louisiana, which will house the company’s cloud, network and information technology staff beginning March 26. The company said Tuesday the three-story facility… Read more »

Sandler Research: Green Initiatives to Help Drive US Data Center Construction Market

Sandler Research: Green Initiatives to Help Drive US Data Center Construction Market

The U.S. data center construction industry is poised to enjoy a 4.18 percent compound annual growth rate from 2014 to 2019, according to a Sandler Research report. Sandler Research said… Read more »

Research and Markets Sees 16% CAGR for Hazard Protection Global Surveillance Market 2014-2019

Research and Markets Sees 16% CAGR for Hazard Protection Global Surveillance Market 2014-2019

Research and Markets has released a new report that foresees growing terrorist activities will spur the global surveillance market for hazard protection to a compound annual growth rate of 16.1 percent from… Read more »

Engility to Help Train Pacific Theater Forces with War Game Simulation; Tony Smeraglinolo Comments

Engility to Help Train Pacific Theater Forces with War Game Simulation; Tony Smeraglinolo Comments

Engility Holdings will develop simulation-based war games in support of the warfare training for Pacific Theater forces under a $34.9 million contract. The company will work to create scenarios, configure training… Read more »

Maximus’ Tom Romeo, Veris’ Dave McClure Urge Agencies to Integrate Data Security into Business Processes

Maximus’ Tom Romeo, Veris’ Dave McClure Urge Agencies to Integrate Data Security into Business Processes

Tom Romeo, Maximus’ federal services president, and Dave McClure, Veris Group’s chief strategist, have proposed a number of steps for agencies to address the enterprise security gap in their business… Read more »

Northrop, US Air Force Ink Weapon System Sustainment Deal; Chris Jones Comments

Northrop, US Air Force Ink Weapon System Sustainment Deal; Chris Jones Comments

Northrop Grumman and the U.S. Air Force have reached an agreement to sustain future weapon systems in a move to reduce costs related to agreement negotiations. The public-private partnership agreement covers… Read more »

Huntington Ingalls Launches New Amphibious Transport Dock; Mike Petters Comments

Huntington Ingalls Launches New Amphibious Transport Dock; Mike Petters Comments

Huntington Ingalls Industries has launched its 10th amphibious transport dock during the ship’s christening ceremony. The John P. Murtha landing platform will be added to the U.S. Navy‘s amphibious assault… Read more »

Marilyn Crouther: HP Targets Carbon Footprint Reductions in Operations, Supply Chain, Product Portfolio

Marilyn Crouther: HP Targets Carbon Footprint Reductions in Operations, Supply Chain, Product Portfolio

Marilyn Crouther, senior vice president and general manager for the U.S. public sector at Hewlett-Packard, has presented the company’s efforts to reduce its carbon footprint in support of the White House’s efforts… Read more »

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