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Dan Hart: Boeing GPS IIF Program Moves Forward With 8th Satellite Launch

Dan Hart: Boeing GPS IIF Program Moves Forward With 8th Satellite Launch

Boeing has received signal confirmation that its eighth GPS IIF satellite in space has started to prepare for full operations after its launch from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The GPS IIF-8 satellite… Read more »

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Jim Sponnick: ULA Achieves 50th Atlas V Mission With 8th USAF GPS Satellite

Jim Sponnick: ULA Achieves 50th Atlas V Mission With 8th USAF GPS Satellite

United Launch Alliance has launched the latest global positioning system satellite to join the on-orbit constellation that will provide timing and navigation services for a U.S. Air Force program. The company said Wednesday that an Atlas V… Read more »

NASA, Lockheed Wrap Up Orion Spacecraft Assembly, System Evaluations

NASA, Lockheed Wrap Up Orion Spacecraft Assembly, System Evaluations

Lockheed Martin and NASA have moved another step closer to launching the Orion crew exploration vehicle following completion of production and assessment work on the spacecraft. The Lockheed-built Orion capsule… Read more »

Dave Amoriell: Xerox Maven Software Deployed for Ebola Contact Tracing

Dave Amoriell: Xerox Maven Software Deployed for Ebola Contact Tracing

Xerox has released an update of its Maven outbreak management software that works to host contact-tracing data on communicable diseases such as Ebola and other public health information in a cloud platform. The… Read more »

Northrop’s Jeffrey Palombo Showcases Open-Architecture Avionics System

Northrop’s Jeffrey Palombo Showcases Open-Architecture Avionics System

Northrop Grumman has exhibited an integrated avionics system built to help develop configurable aircraft in the future. The company showcased its newest avionics equipment and highlighted other C4ISR initiatives during a National Press Club briefing, Northrop… Read more »

Boeing, Danish Firms Ink A&D Market Partnership; Debbie Rub Comments

Boeing, Danish Firms Ink A&D Market Partnership; Debbie Rub Comments

Boeing has partnered with six Danish companies to pursue business opportunities in the defense and aerospace industries. Boeing inked agreements with Danish Aerotech, Falck Schmidt Defence Systems, IFAD, Multicut, Systematic and Terma in connection… Read more »

Rich Wronski: Charles River Analytics, Passport Systems to Build Radiation Detection System

Rich Wronski: Charles River Analytics, Passport Systems to Build Radiation Detection System

Charles River Analytics and Passport Systems will support the Radiation Awareness and Interdiction Network Advanced Technology Demonstration program of the Department of Homeland Security‘s Domestic Nuclear Detection Office under a potential $6.9 million contract. DHS/DNDO… Read more »

MarketsandMarkets: Demand for Power Boats to Drive Marine Composites Market Growth

MarketsandMarkets: Demand for Power Boats to Drive Marine Composites Market Growth

MarketsandMarkets predicts the marine composites market will rise in value to $4.97 billion over the next five years due to increases in demand for high-speed boats, fuel-efficient vehicles and design flexibility. The firm said Tuesday that the costs… Read more »

Pat Calhoun: McAfee Report Shows Trade-Off Between Network Security, Performance

Pat Calhoun: McAfee Report Shows Trade-Off Between Network Security, Performance

A recent McAfee report says that a majority of information technology professionals surveyed noted security as the focus of their companies’ network design, but some forego security functions in order to emphasize network performance. The… Read more »

KCG’s Scott Ackerman: Organizations Look to Intell-Driven Mobile Security Approach

KCG’s Scott Ackerman: Organizations Look to Intell-Driven Mobile Security Approach

Scott Ackerman, vice president of civilian programs and technology partnerships at Knowledge Consulting Group, says organizations are adopting an intelligence-driven approach to the security of devices amid the rise of Internet of… Read more »

Rick Nelson: Raytheon, L-3 Combine Tech in Laser-Guided Remote Weapon System

Rick Nelson: Raytheon, L-3 Combine Tech in Laser-Guided Remote Weapon System

Raytheon and L-3 Communications have completed a new test on the TALON Rocket Remote Weapon System to demonstrate the target positioning and engagement functions of this laser-guided defense system for small ships. Rick Nelson,… Read more »

Rick Ambrose: New Lockheed Commercial Space HQ in Denver Eyes Industry Support

Rick Ambrose: New Lockheed Commercial Space HQ in Denver Eyes Industry Support

Lockheed Martin‘s Rick Ambrose and Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper led the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the company’s new commercial space business headquarters in Denver this week after a transition from the previous headquarters in Pennsylvania…. Read more »

A-T Solutions Updates Evidence Collection, Reporting Tools Suite; Dennis Kelly Comments

A-T Solutions Updates Evidence Collection, Reporting Tools Suite; Dennis Kelly Comments

A-T Solutions has unveiled a new version of its software package offering that works to help law enforcement personnel create accident scene diagrams as well as report evidence from field…. Read more »

Janet Koenig: Cubic to Add Payment Security Tool in LA County’s E-Ticketing System

Janet Koenig: Cubic to Add Payment Security Tool in LA County’s E-Ticketing System

Cubic Transporation Systems has received a $9 million contract to update hardware and software on the electronic card ticketing system for public transit services within Los Angeles County. The company… Read more »

Carson Zimmerman: MITRE Proposes Threat-Based Defense for Government, Commercial Networks

Carson Zimmerman: MITRE Proposes Threat-Based Defense for Government, Commercial Networks

Carson Zimmerman, a MITRE principal cybersecurity engineer, has written a book intended to help government, academic and commercial organizations adopt strategies to defend their cyber-dependent information technology systems. He discussed… Read more »

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