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Accenture Wins $184M to Update DC Metro Fare Collection Systems; Paul Loftus Comments

Accenture Wins $184M to Update DC Metro Fare Collection Systems; Paul Loftus Comments

Accenture has won a $184 million contract to upgrade fare collection systems for all of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority’s (Metro) transportation services. The company will work to consolidate… Read more »

Thales to Build Rail Control System for Japanese Operator; Jean-Louis Moraud Comments

Thales to Build Rail Control System for Japanese Operator; Jean-Louis Moraud Comments

Thales Group has signed a deal with East Japan Railway Co. to provide a communications-based train control system in order for the operator to manage railway traffic. JR East intends… Read more »

Siemens, Iberdrola Form Middle East Smart Grid Alliance

Siemens, Iberdrola Form Middle East Smart Grid Alliance

Siemens and Spanish utility company Iberdrola have reached an agreement to consolidate smart grid infrastructures for Middle East clients, Renew Grid reported Tuesday. The two companies plan to build smart… Read more »

RTKL to Design Mixed-Use Development Project in China; Greg Yager Comments

RTKL to Design Mixed-Use Development Project in China; Greg Yager Comments

RTKL has won a series of contracts worth more than $25 million combined to provide architectural and strategic branding services for an urban development project in the city of Guiyang,… Read more »

Boeing Completes First Geomobile Satellite for Intl Customer; Craig Cooning Comments

Boeing Completes First Geomobile Satellite for Intl Customer; Craig Cooning Comments

Boeing Co. has finished the first of two high power satellites for Mexico’s communications system. The Centenario geomobile satellite is built to enhance Mexico’s Mexsat social communications for public, military,… Read more »

Exelis, TrafficLand Combine Weather Intell, Imaging Tech for Clients; Lawrence Nelson, Eric Webster Comment

Exelis, TrafficLand Combine Weather Intell, Imaging Tech for Clients; Lawrence Nelson, Eric Webster Comment

Exelis has partnered with live traffic video aggregator TrafficLand to produce real-time weather condition data for joint customers in the U.S. Exelis will consolidate its weather intelligence and imaging technology… Read more »

Orbital Sciences-Built Asian Comm Satellite Launched Into Space

Orbital Sciences-Built Asian Comm Satellite Launched Into Space

A satellite Orbital Sciences built for telecommunication services provider Thaicom PLC launched into orbit aboard a Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral, Fla. on Monday. The THAICOM 6 satellite contains Ku-… Read more »

Boeing to Place X-37B Engineering Team at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center; Frank DiBello Comments

Boeing to Place X-37B Engineering Team at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center; Frank DiBello Comments

Boeing will assemble a team of engineers, technicians and support staff in Florida to work on the Air Force‘s X-37B reusable spacecraft program. The former Orbiter Processing Facility-1 at NASA‘s… Read more »

Thales to Build Control Electronics for the European Space Agency’s Launch Vehicle

Thales to Build Control Electronics for the European Space Agency’s Launch Vehicle

Thales’ Alenia Space Belgium subsidiary has been selected to develop the electronic control power system for the European Space Agency’s launch vehicle. Astrium, prime contractor for the Ariane 5 Midlife… Read more »

Harris, ViaSat Jointly Demo Radio Terminal for Range Operation

Harris, ViaSat Jointly Demo Radio Terminal for Range Operation

Harris Corp. and ViaSat Inc. have jointly tested a new version of small tactical terminal integrated with Harris’ power amplifier for extended range operation. The 16 pound two-channel tactical terminal… Read more »

Stacey Jones: CH2M Hill Wins $30M to Manage Alaska Port Expansion Project

Stacey Jones: CH2M Hill Wins $30M to Manage Alaska Port Expansion Project

CH2M Hill has won a $30 million contract to oversee an expansion project at the Port of Anchorage, Alaska which has been stalled since 2009 due to design issues, Public… Read more »

NASA TV to Air Orbital-Built Cargo Spacecraft’s Resupply Mission

NASA TV to Air Orbital-Built Cargo Spacecraft’s Resupply Mission

NASA TV will show a live broadcast of an Orbital Sciences-built spacecraft’s launch on Tuesday as the vehicle starts a resupply mission to the International Space Station. The Cygnus cargo… Read more »

Carahsoft to Help DOJ Manage LinkedIn-Based Recruiting

Carahsoft to Help DOJ Manage LinkedIn-Based Recruiting

Carahsoft has been awarded a $544,388 contract to help the U.S. Justice Department create a LinkedIn profile to find new talent with knowledge of federal criminal laws, the Washington Free Beacon… Read more »

GSA Seeks Computer Games for Training Contracting Personnel

GSA Seeks Computer Games for Training Contracting Personnel

The General Services Administration is seeking to acquire computer games for training government contracting personnel, Nextgov reported Friday. Joseph Marks writes the GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service wants users to access… Read more »

Tom Captain: Deloitte Sees GovCon A&D Vendors Moving to Satellite Comms, Electronic Commerce, Commercial Aircraft

Tom Captain: Deloitte Sees GovCon A&D Vendors Moving to Satellite Comms, Electronic Commerce, Commercial Aircraft

Aerospace and defense firms can expect modest growth in 2014 due to continuing budget cuts in the U.S. and Europe, according to a report by Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Ltd. DTTL’s… Read more »

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