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Exelon Inks $60M Deal for Integrys Energy Group Subsidiary; Chris Crane Comments

Exelon Inks $60M Deal for Integrys Energy Group Subsidiary; Chris Crane Comments

Exelon Corp. has agreed to acquire Integrys Energy Group’s electricity and natural gas subsidiary for $60 million in a move to grow Exelon’s retail power and gas business. Integrys Energy… Read more »

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Louis Berger Selected for Panama Rail Line 2 Project; James Stamatis Comments

Louis Berger Selected for Panama Rail Line 2 Project; James Stamatis Comments

Louis Berger and two other companies will collaborate to manage the second line of a metropolitan rapid transit project in Panama City, Panama, under a five-year, $32 million contract. The… Read more »

Scott Smith: Iridium to Use Radisys Servers for NEXT Satcom Ground Network

Scott Smith: Iridium to Use Radisys Servers for NEXT Satcom Ground Network

Iridium Communications has selected a Radisys telecommunication-grade appliance to manage ground system applications for Iridium’s NEXT satellite constellation. Radisys’ T-Series virtualized platform will work to help Iridium run multiple operational… Read more »

Lockheed Subcontracts Minco to Build Aegis Weapon Parts

Lockheed Subcontracts Minco to Build Aegis Weapon Parts

Lockheed Martin has awarded Minco Technology Labs a multi-year contract to manufacture components for Lockheed’s Aegis missile defense system. Minco will commence production of Aegis structural parts in the fourth… Read more »

IBM to Offer Climate Scientists Free Virtual Supercomputer Access; Stanley Litow Comments

IBM to Offer Climate Scientists Free Virtual Supercomputer Access; Stanley Litow Comments

IBM will offer sustainability researchers and scientists access to the company’s World Community Grid supercomputing platform through an estimated $60 million in computing power to support scientific research. The company will accept project proposals from interested… Read more »

Jim Mitchell: Boeing to Deliver Inmarsat Satcom Offering to a Federal Customer

Jim Mitchell: Boeing to Deliver Inmarsat Satcom Offering to a Federal Customer

Boeing will partner with broadband service company ViaSat to deliver a Ka-band satellite bandwidth offering to a U.S. government organization. The companies will provide the agency with military communications bandwidth… Read more »

Bechtel Venture-Built Silver Line Opens to DC Metro Commuters; Peter Dawson Comments

Bechtel Venture-Built Silver Line Opens to DC Metro Commuters; Peter Dawson Comments

The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority has commenced passenger service on a new rail line that is built by Bechtel-led Dulles Transit Partners. Dulles Transit Partners designed and constructed the… Read more »

Exelon Invests in Bloom Energy Fuel Cell Tech; Chris Crane Comments

Exelon Invests in Bloom Energy Fuel Cell Tech; Chris Crane Comments

Exelon has signed an equity financing agreement for Bloom Energy-built fuel cell systems that would provide 21 megawatts of energy for 75 commercial sites in four U.S. states. The energy… Read more »

Lockheed-Raytheon JV Demos Javelin Weapon for Int’l Customers

Lockheed-Raytheon JV Demos Javelin Weapon for Int’l Customers

The Javelin Joint Venture, backed by Lockheed Martin and Raytheon, fired a Javelin missile from a remote weapon station integrated onto a wheeled vehicle at Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama…. Read more »

Lockheed Approves DeLorme Communicators for General Aviation, Military Pilots

Lockheed Approves DeLorme Communicators for General Aviation, Military Pilots

Lockheed Martin Flight Services has approved the use of DeLorme‘s inReach satellite communicators for support of the LMFS Adverse Condition Alerting Service and Surveillance-enhanced Search and Rescue services used by… Read more »

Study: North America’s Security, Surveillance Radar Market to Hit $2B in 2019

Study: North America’s Security, Surveillance Radar Market to Hit $2B in 2019

A MicroMarket Monitor report forecasts the North American security and surveillance radar market to be worth up to $2.03 billion in 2019, a compound annual growth rate of 4.64 percent over the… Read more »

Future Booz Allen CEO Horacio Rozanski to Focus on Asia, Firm’s ‘Vision 2020′ Strategy

Future Booz Allen CEO Horacio Rozanski to Focus on Asia, Firm’s ‘Vision 2020′ Strategy

Horacio Rozanski, successor to Ralph Shrader as CEO of Booz Allen Hamilton, plans to focus his efforts on helping the firm navigate the current budget environment and a potential expansion into Asia, the Washington Post… Read more »

Deltek’s Kyra Fussell: Strategic Sourcing to Change Federal IT Spending Landscape

Deltek’s Kyra Fussell: Strategic Sourcing to Change Federal IT Spending Landscape

Strategic sourcing is changing the federal acquisitions process as government agencies turn to such practices amid declining budgets, according to Kyra Fussell, a senior research analyst at Deltek. Fussell wrote Sunday in… Read more »

Mike Poth: HP to Continue Managing California City’s IT Infrastructure

Mike Poth: HP to Continue Managing California City’s IT Infrastructure

A Hewlett Packard business unit has received a $55.8 million contract to extend its information technology support work for the city of Anaheim, California for another five years. HP Enterprise Services will… Read more »

Verizon’s Sonya Cork: IT Networks Should Back Continuity of Operations

Verizon’s Sonya Cork: IT Networks Should Back Continuity of Operations

Network administrators need to bolster the IT infrastructure to support the uninterrupted delivery of services as government services move to online platforms, according to Sonya Cork, vice president for public sector markets at Verizon… Read more »

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