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Verizon’s Carlos Arcila: Cyber Strategy Needed for Energy Grids

Verizon’s Carlos Arcila: Cyber Strategy Needed for Energy Grids

Carlos Arcila, external communications manager for Verizon Enterprise Solutions, has recommended several ways to safeguarding the country’s energy infrastructure from cyber attacks. He noted on the Verizon blog Tuesday that… Read more »

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Planet Labs to Use TCS Antennas for Earth-Imaging Satellites; Michael Bristol Comments

Planet Labs to Use TCS Antennas for Earth-Imaging Satellites; Michael Bristol Comments

TeleCommunication Systems will supply Planet Labs with the X/Y Tracking Antenna Systems to help track the Flock-1 Earth-imaging satellite constellation. TCS said Wednesday that features of the tracking antennas for the low-Earth orbit satellites… 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 »

Exelis Supplies Navy Aircraft With Electronic Self-Protection Systems; Joe Rambala Comments

Exelis Supplies Navy Aircraft With Electronic Self-Protection Systems; Joe Rambala Comments

Exelis has delivered the first nine ALQ-214(V)4/5 electronic self-protection systems as part of the Integrated Defensive Electronic Countermeasures suite installed on the U.S. Navy‘s F-18 aircraft fleet. Joe Rambala, vice president and general manager… 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 »

Cubic to Help Install Contactless Fare System for London Transportation Network; Roger Crow Comments

Cubic to Help Install Contactless Fare System for London Transportation Network; Roger Crow Comments

Cubic‘s will provide a contactless ticketing and fare collection system for London’s transportation network under a potential 10-year, $1 billion contract. Under the so-called Electra contract, Cubic said Tuesday that it will start to implement… Read more »

Ranaan Horowitz: Elbit Systems Engineers Refresh Lockheed F-16 Avionics Systems

Ranaan Horowitz: Elbit Systems Engineers Refresh Lockheed F-16 Avionics Systems

Elbit Systems of America has delivered new technologies for avionics systems to Lockheed Martin for F-16 fighter jets in an effort to integrate the aircraft’s configurations. The U.S. subsidiary of Elbit Systems delivered the center… Read more »

Northrop CEO Wes Bush: Gov’t Acquisition Leaders Need Flexibility, Efficiency in Buying

Northrop CEO Wes Bush: Gov’t Acquisition Leaders Need Flexibility, Efficiency in Buying

Northrop Grumman CEO Wes Bush has urged acquisition officials to be more open to new ways of completing mission tasks, the Washington Post reported Tuesday. Amrita Jayakumar writes that Bush believes public… Read more »

Lockheed Picks EMCORE’s Solar Cells for Satellite Program; Brad Clevenger Comments

Lockheed Picks EMCORE’s Solar Cells for Satellite Program; Brad Clevenger Comments

Lockheed Martin has agreed to incorporate EMCORE’s multi-junction solar cell assemblies into a satellite program. EMCORE will supply its Coverglass interconnected cells that are based on the ZTJ triple-junction solar… 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 »

Tarik Reyes on Northrop’s Anomaly Analytics Investments and His Nuclear Engineering Background

Tarik Reyes on Northrop’s Anomaly Analytics Investments and His Nuclear Engineering Background

Tarik Reyes oversees program delivery, strategy and execution in his role as operating unit director for civil information solutions at Northrop Grumman‘s information systems sector. Prior to this role, Reyes held… Read more »

Terri Spoonhour: Alion Wins DTRA WMD Simulation Tool Contract for Increased Threat Response

Terri Spoonhour: Alion Wins DTRA WMD Simulation Tool Contract for Increased Threat Response

Alion Science and Technology will upgrade a modeling and simulation toolset used in operational support, training and analysis for the Counter Weapons of Mass Destruction program under a new $11.4 million contract. The Defense… Read more »

George Obertubbesing, VP at Harris IT Services, on GovCon Market Conditions, Centralized BD Models

George Obertubbesing, VP at Harris IT Services, on GovCon Market Conditions, Centralized BD Models

George Obertubbesing serves as vice president of business development for Harris IT Services where he focuses on Defense Department business. He most recently served as corporate director of business intelligence at… Read more »

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