List/Grid Tag Archives: Defense Department

US Air Force Certifies Toshiba-Built MR Systems; Beverly Plost Comments

US Air Force Certifies Toshiba-Built MR Systems; Beverly Plost Comments

Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc. has achieved a Defense Department certification to operate the company’s magnetic resonance systems on the U.S. Air Force’s network. Toshiba worked to comply with the Air… Read more »

Interactive Intelligence Group Comms Software Receives JITC Certification

Interactive Intelligence Group Comms Software Receives JITC Certification

Interactive Intelligence Group has obtained a certification from the Joint Interoperability Test Command for the companys Internet protocol-based communications software offering. BROOKMAN LLC assisted Interactive Intelligence in the certification process… Read more »

VMware’s Bill Rowan: Defense Dept Embraces IT Virtualization

VMware’s Bill Rowan: Defense Dept Embraces IT Virtualization

The U.S. Defense Department has been gradually switching from physical information systems to a software-based virtual infrastructure, VMware executive Bill Rowan writes in a Defense Systems opinion piece. Rowan, vice president of… Read more »

Leidos to Help DLA’s Energy Office Analyze Leak Detection Systems; Larry Hill Comments

Leidos to Help DLA’s Energy Office Analyze Leak Detection Systems; Larry Hill Comments

Leidos has secured a potential five-year, $25 million prime contract from the U.S. Navy‘s Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic to provide the Defense Logistics Agency – Energy with technical,… Read more »

Lockheed Completes Developmental, Operational Flight Tests for Alternative Warhead Program; Ken Musculus Comments

Lockheed Completes Developmental, Operational Flight Tests for Alternative Warhead Program; Ken Musculus Comments

Lockheed Martin has completed a set of developmental and operational flight tests on the Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System as part of the engineering, manufacturing and development phase of the Defense Department‘s… Read more »

Philippine Govt Seeks to Purchase C-130 Aircraft, Equipment From Pentagon

Philippine Govt Seeks to Purchase C-130 Aircraft, Equipment From Pentagon

The government of the Philippines has requested to buy $61 million in C-130T transport planes and related equipment through a U.S. Defense Department-run foreign military sale program. The Philippines’ air… Read more »

Jeff Timbrook: Perceptive Software Gains DoD Security Clearance for Medical Archiving Tech

Jeff Timbrook: Perceptive Software Gains DoD Security Clearance for Medical Archiving Tech

The Defense Department has certified a Perceptive Software-made technology for achiving clinical images and documents as security compliant under the agency’s Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process. DoD will use… Read more »

Wes Bush: Northrop Grumman’s Unmanned Systems Meet Intl Requirements

Wes Bush: Northrop Grumman’s Unmanned Systems Meet Intl Requirements

Northrop Grumman CEO Wes Bush is confident the company’s unmanned systems offerings fulfill various requirements of its customers worldwide, Flight Global reported Friday. Bush told an earnings call Wednesday that… Read more »

Bill Lynn: Gov’t, Defense Industry Should Turn to Acquisition Reform, Globalization, Consolidation

Bill Lynn: Gov’t, Defense Industry Should Turn to Acquisition Reform, Globalization, Consolidation

Bill Lynn, DRS Technologies and Finmeccanica North America chief executive officer, urges the U.S. government and the defense industry to collaborate on establishing acquisition reform, fostering globalization and consolidating industry… Read more »

Lockheed to Mentor Lewis Innovative Technologies; Jeff MacBride Comments

Lockheed to Mentor Lewis Innovative Technologies; Jeff MacBride Comments

Lockheed Martin will mentor Lewis Innovative Technologies on administrative support, training and technology transfer operations with the goal of helping the woman-owned small company grow its business. Jeff MacBride, small… Read more »

DoD Turns to Private Sector for Spectrum Mgmt Aid; Frederick Moorefield Comments

DoD Turns to Private Sector for Spectrum Mgmt Aid; Frederick Moorefield Comments

The Defense Department is seeking concepts from the private sector to manage electromagnetic spectrum usage with the goal of fulfilling bandwidth requirements of the military, SIGNAL Magazine reported July 1…. Read more »

Joe Brock: Pragmatics Continues R&D Support for Special Operations Forces

Joe Brock: Pragmatics Continues R&D Support for Special Operations Forces

Pragmatics has received a more than $10 million task order to provide support services for the Special Operations Forces’ intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance operations. The company will work to develop, integrate,… Read more »

Cubic to Provide Training Services to Army’s Louisiana Training Center

Cubic to Provide Training Services to Army’s Louisiana Training Center

A Cubic Corp. company has been awarded a $78.2 million contract to provide the U.S. Army’s Fort Polk, Louisiana-based training center with support services, Times of San Diego reported Monday…. Read more »

Raytheon-Built Small Diameter Bomb Hits Land Targets for Demo; Taylor Lawrence Comments

Raytheon-Built Small Diameter Bomb Hits Land Targets for Demo; Taylor Lawrence Comments

Raytheon has demonstrated its precision-guided glide bomb during a series of flight tests for the U.S. Air Force. The Small Diameter Bomb II was made to detect, track and destroy stationary… Read more »

LMI’s Norm O’Meara Coordinates Research Team on Air Traffic Control Staffing, Operations

LMI’s Norm O’Meara Coordinates Research Team on Air Traffic Control Staffing, Operations

Norm O’Meara, a senior fellow at consulting firm LMI, helped the National Research Council carry out its efforts to assess current U.S. air traffic control staffing and operating practices. LMI said Tuesday that O’Meara served… Read more »

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