List/Grid Tag Archives: Defense Department

Lockheed, Northrop Back DoD’s New Cyber Strategy; Tim Reardon, Kathy Warden Comment

Lockheed, Northrop Back DoD’s New Cyber Strategy; Tim Reardon, Kathy Warden Comment

Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman have expressed support for a new cyber strategy announced by Defense Department Secretary Ashton Carter at Stanford University. Tim Reardon, vice president and general manager… Read more »

Juniper VP Brian Roach: SDN Becoming a Key Modernization Tool for Federal IT

Juniper VP Brian Roach: SDN Becoming a Key Modernization Tool for Federal IT

Brian Roach, vice president of the federal business and managing director for worldwide government at Juniper Networks, says that the Defense Department and other agencies are increasingly using software-defined networking to… Read more »

Raytheon Receives Exelis Ground Encryptors for US Air Force GPS; Joe Rambala Comments

Raytheon Receives Exelis Ground Encryptors for US Air Force GPS; Joe Rambala Comments

Exelis has handed Raytheon six updated ground encryptors built for installation in the operational control system of the U.S. Air Force’s global positioning system. The encryptors are designed to help… Read more »

FLIR Systems to Produce CBRNE Threat Response Kits for DoD; Andy Teich Comments

FLIR Systems to Produce CBRNE Threat Response Kits for DoD; Andy Teich Comments

FLIR Systems Inc. has been awarded a $51.1 million follow-on order to produce chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosives threat response systems for the Defense Department. The systems are designed… Read more »

Northrop to Develop, Maintain Software for US Army’s Counter-Rocket System

Northrop to Develop, Maintain Software for US Army’s Counter-Rocket System

Northrop Grumman Systems has received a $38,712,496 contract to develop and maintain software for the U.S. Army’s counter-rocket artillery mortar command and control system. The company will also provide training support… Read more »

Report: Defense Industrial Base Concerns Emerge Ahead of Bomber Contract Award

Report: Defense Industrial Base Concerns Emerge Ahead of Bomber Contract Award

The Defense Department is examining industrial base concerns ahead of its choice between Northrop Grumman and a Boeing–Lockheed Martin team for the Long Range Strike Bomber contract, Breaking Defense reported Thursday. Colin Clark writes that Richard… Read more »

Cubic Completes First Phase of UAS Air Range System; Bill Toti Comments

Cubic Completes First Phase of UAS Air Range System; Bill Toti Comments

Cubic’s global defense business has completed the initial phase of a manned/unmanned air range system for the U.S. Air Force. Cubic collaborated with the Wright State Research Institute and the… Read more »

Thomas Carrato: Health Net Extends Support for DoD’s Tricare Program

Thomas Carrato: Health Net Extends Support for DoD’s Tricare Program

Health Net‘s federal services subsidiary has received a contract modification from the Defense Department to extend the unit’s support for the Tricare healthcare program through the end of March 2018…. Read more »

Dan Patt: Northrop, AeroVironment to Build UAS Mobile Launch-Recovery System

Dan Patt: Northrop, AeroVironment to Build UAS Mobile Launch-Recovery System

Northrop Grumman and AeroVironment have been selected to design a new unmanned air system to launch and recover from small ships. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency awarded the contracts for the second… Read more »

ManTech to Help Defense Department Consolidate Health Data Exchange; Daniel Keefe Comments

ManTech to Help Defense Department Consolidate Health Data Exchange; Daniel Keefe Comments

ManTech International has received a $10.9 million task order to develop and test a health data exchange software for the Defense Department in an effort to help DoD consolidate medical information… Read more »

Lockheed Eyes Growth Opportunities in Environmental Projects

Lockheed Eyes Growth Opportunities in Environmental Projects

Lockheed Martin continues with its efforts to utilize technologies that work toward addressing the issue of climate change through partnerships with companies such as Kampachi Farms, The Washington Post reported Friday…. Read more »

Roger Mason: DoD Must Balance Speed, Accuracy to Bolster Biometrics Intelligence Tech

Roger Mason: DoD Must Balance Speed, Accuracy to Bolster Biometrics Intelligence Tech

Industry analysts believe the Defense Department should ramp up its efforts in integrating biometrics technology with intelligence operations to keep pace with the rapid developments in the private sector, FCW… Read more »

Gregory Hayes: UTC Sikorsky Spinoff Part of Board’s Strategic Review

Gregory Hayes: UTC Sikorsky Spinoff Part of Board’s Strategic Review

United Technologies Corp. CEO Gregory Hayes has said the possible spinoff of UTC’s Sikorsky Aircraft unit aims to strategically position the standalone helicopter company and the commercial aerospace and buildings business, he told… Read more »

Orbital ATK to Add Strike Functions for Lebanon’s Cessna C-208B Fleet

Orbital ATK to Add Strike Functions for Lebanon’s Cessna C-208B Fleet

Orbital ATK will provide aircraft modification services and logistics support for the Lebanese air force’s Cessna C-208B Caravan Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance fleet under a foreign military sale contract through the Defense… Read more »

Govini 2015 GovCon Scorecard: Commerce Dept is Top Agency, Lockheed is Top Vendor

Govini 2015 GovCon Scorecard: Commerce Dept is Top Agency, Lockheed is Top Vendor

Govini‘s latest Federal Scorecard report points to a “highly competitive” government contracting space in 2014 with the Commerce Department leading in agency spending percentage increase and Lockheed Martin ahead in captured contract… Read more »

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