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Ciber to Refresh NYIT Info System; Mike Dillon Comments

Ciber to Refresh NYIT Info System; Mike Dillon Comments

Ciber will update the New York Institute of Technology’s campus information system as NYIT looks to further build its services offerings and secure the data of students, faculty and staff. The… Read more »

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BAE to Recall 600 Furloughed Workers; Linda Hudson Comments

BAE to Recall 600 Furloughed Workers; Linda Hudson Comments

BAE Systems Inc. plans to call back more than 600 furloughed support services employees on Oct. 15 as budget negotiations between the Obama administration and the House of Representatives continue…. Read more »

Huntington Ingalls Floats New Aircraft Carrier on Flooded Dock; Rolf Bartschi Comments

Huntington Ingalls Floats New Aircraft Carrier on Flooded Dock; Rolf Bartschi Comments

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News shipbuilding division has begun the test float for its new aircraft carrier, the Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78), on a flooded dry dock as part of… Read more »

Rockwell Collins, Elbit Systems to Move Forward on F-35 Helmet; Bezhalel Machlis Comments

Rockwell Collins, Elbit Systems to Move Forward on F-35 Helmet; Bezhalel Machlis Comments

The F-35 Joint Program Office has decided to focus its efforts to develop the jet’s helmet exclusively on a system being developed by Rockwell Collins and Elbit Systems. Rockwell Collins ESA Vision… Read more »

DigitalGlobe Becomes Geospatial Forum Principal Member; Walter Scott Comments

DigitalGlobe Becomes Geospatial Forum Principal Member; Walter Scott Comments

DigitalGlobe has upgraded its membership in the Open Geospatial Consortium from a technical committee member to a principal member status. As an OGC principal member, the company will explore technology… Read more »

Larry Allen: Shutdown’s End No Guarantee for Contracting Normalcy

Larry Allen: Shutdown’s End No Guarantee for Contracting Normalcy

Some analysts believe the federal shutdown’s effects on contractors will linger even after the government reopens and resolves the dispute over the debt ceiling, Bloomberg reported Thursday. Kathleen Miller and… Read more »

Lockheed-Built Jupiter Probe Completes Earth Flyby; Tim Gasparrini Comments

Lockheed-Built Jupiter Probe Completes Earth Flyby; Tim Gasparrini Comments

A spacecraft Lockheed Martin built for NASA has received a gravitational boost from Earth as part of a mission to Jupiter, the Denver Business Journal reported Wednesday. Greg Avery writes… Read more »

Northrop Builds Unmanned Ground Vehicle for Army

Northrop Builds Unmanned Ground Vehicle for Army

Northrop Grumman Corp. has developed an unmanned ground vehicle intended to help the U.S. Army cover troops during warfare, Breaking Defense reported Tuesday. Sydney Freedberg Jr. writes the mobile armed… Read more »

Afghanistan Takes in Two Lockheed Hercules Cargo Planes

Afghanistan Takes in Two Lockheed Hercules Cargo Planes

Lockheed Martin has helped to deliver two C-130H Hercules cargo aircraft for Afghanistan’s air force, IHS Jane’s Defence Weekly reported the same day. Gareth Jennings writes that these two planes were surplus from the U.S…. Read more »

Battelle Completes Quantum Key Distribution Network Installation; Kevin Boyne Comments

Battelle Completes Quantum Key Distribution Network Installation; Kevin Boyne Comments

Battelle has installed its quantum key distribution network in the U.S. in order to protect the nonprofit organization’s data. Scientists worked to connect its headquarters to a Dublin, Ohio-based satellite… Read more »

Lockheed Awards F-15 Infrared Optics Contract to LightWorks

Lockheed Awards F-15 Infrared Optics Contract to LightWorks

Lockheed Martin has awarded LightWorks Optical Systems a contract worth more than $15 million to produce optical assemblies for the F-15 plane’s infrared search and track sensor system. Lightworks has supplied… Read more »

URS Furloughs 3K Employees Due to Govt Shutdown; Thomas Hicks Comments

URS Furloughs 3K Employees Due to Govt Shutdown; Thomas Hicks Comments

More than 3,000 URS Corp. workers have been placed on furlough as of Monday due to the ongoing federal government shutdown. The company took the action after the government closed facilities… Read more »

Aerojet Rocketdyne, Nonprofit Demo Solar Energy Generation Pilot System; Neeta Patel Comments

Aerojet Rocketdyne, Nonprofit Demo Solar Energy Generation Pilot System; Neeta Patel Comments

Aerojet Rocketdyne is working with the working with the nonprofit Electric Power Research Institute to demonstrate a pilot system that works to generate enough solar energy to power seven houses. The High… Read more »

Thales, Survey Analytics to Launch In-Flight Passenger Surveys; Vivek Bhaskaran Comments

Thales, Survey Analytics to Launch In-Flight Passenger Surveys; Vivek Bhaskaran Comments

Thales is partnering with Survey Analytics to launch a program for helping airlines conduct and collect in-flight passenger surveys. Survey Analytics will modify Thales’ AVANT Android platform to gather real-time… Read more »

Siemens, Bechtel, AECOM Team for $7B Army Renewable Energy Program; Judy Marks, Greg Frank Comment

Siemens, Bechtel, AECOM Team for $7B Army Renewable Energy Program; Judy Marks, Greg Frank Comment

Siemens Government Technologies will lead team comprising of Bechtel and AECOM to support renewable energy  installations under a $7 billion program run by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The Defense Department aims to deploy… Read more »

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