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  • Northrop Finishes Work to Manufacture NATO Ground Surveillance UAV's Fuselage - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop Finishes Work to Manufacture NATO Ground Surveillance UAV’s Fuselage

    Northrop Grumman has completed its work to manufacture the fuselage for NATO’s Alliance Ground Surveillance unmanned aerial vehicle and is sending the fuselage to a plant in Palmdale, California for the final stages of production. In a notice posted July 28, NATO said the overall AGS Core system will have both ground and air segments. For the air segment, Northrop will provide […] More

  • Northrop to Add Navigation, Steering Gear Systems in Navy Arleigh Burke Destroyers - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop to Add Navigation, Steering Gear Systems in Navy Arleigh Burke Destroyers

    Northrop Grumman will add new systems into Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyers under $41 million in new contracts from Huntington Ingalls Industries, General Dynamics Bath Iron Works and the U.S. Navy. Northrop said Wednesday it will build and test five integrated bridge and navigation systems under an $11 million contract with the Naval Sea Systems Command. The company will also deliver […] More

  • Scott Fuselier: General Dynamics Fidelis-CrowdStrike Team to Offer Clients Threat Intell - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Scott Fuselier: General Dynamics Fidelis-CrowdStrike Team to Offer Clients Threat Intell

    General Dynamics Fidelis Cybersecurity Solutions will collaborate with CrowdStrike to offer Fidelis XPS customers access to threat intelligence that support measures to remediate, prevent, detect and attribute cyber attacks. CrowdStrike Intelligence Exchange will automatically send customers information on threat actors, such as behavioral patterns and common targets, for application onto historical and current network traffic, General Dynamics said Tuesday. “We […] More

  • Ball Aerospace, DigitalGlobe, Exelis, Lockheed Prep WorldView-3 Satellite for Launch - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Ball Aerospace, DigitalGlobe, Exelis, Lockheed Prep WorldView-3 Satellite for Launch

    A commercial launch services team of Ball Aerospace & Technologies, DigitalGlobe, Exelis and Lockheed Martin has completed payload fairing assembly work on the WorldView-3 remote sensing satellite ahead of its scheduled launch next week. Ball said Tuesday the DigitalGlobe Earth observation satellite will launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base via the Atlas V launch vehicle to provide high-resolution satellite imagery and geospatial data for […] More

  • Verizon's Mark Bartolomeo: 'Internet of Things' Must Center on Network Security - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Verizon’s Mark Bartolomeo: ‘Internet of Things’ Must Center on Network Security

    Mark Bartolomeo, head of connected solutions at Verizon Enterprise Solutions, has urged industry to focus on building a network that utilizes cybersecurity measures and greater cloud capacity in a shift toward the “Internet of Things.” Marie McGehee, the company’s director of corporate communications, wrote Monday that industry usually looks at the future connected machines and devices instead of the network connecting […] More

  • EMCOR Subsidiary to Help Maintain 340 CBP Arizona, Texas Facilities; Mike Rodgers Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    EMCOR Subsidiary to Help Maintain 340 CBP Arizona, Texas Facilities; Mike Rodgers Comments

    A subsidiary of EMCOR Group has won two contracts to provide repair and preventive maintenance services for U.S. Customs and Border Protection facilities systems in Arizona and the Texas Gulf Coast. “The services EMCOR Government Services will provide CBP at its 340 sites across the Arizona and the Texas Gulf Coast Regions are integral in supporting its critical mission,” Mike Rodgers, president […] More

  • Booz Allen Subsidiary Launches Deployable LTE Emergency Communications System - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Booz Allen Subsidiary Launches Deployable LTE Emergency Communications System

    A subsidiary of Booz Allen Hamilton plans to unveil a deployable broadband communications system to support the information-sharing functions of first responders and public safety workers in the aftermath of an emergency. The firm said Monday that Booz Allen Hamilton Engineering Services will exhibit the system at this week’s APCO 2014 Conference in New Orleans. The deployable communications system is intended to operate […] More

  • Scott Smith: Iridium to Test Compatibility of 1st Satellite Model With NEXT Network - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Scott Smith: Iridium to Test Compatibility of 1st Satellite Model With NEXT Network

    Iridium Communications will conduct compatibility tests on the first satellite engineering model for the Iridium NEXT satellite constellation following its delivery to the company’s technical support center. The company said Monday the model will be integrated into the Iridium Satellite Control System to demonstrate its features and check its compatibility with the constellation. “We are very excited about […] More

  • Northrop's Wes Bush: Decision-Making Flexibility Needed to Bring Gov't Contracting Efficiency - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop’s Wes Bush: Decision-Making Flexibility Needed to Bring Gov’t Contracting Efficiency

    Wes Bush, chief executive officer of Northrop Grumman, urges the government to allow federal contracting personnel flexibility in making procurement decisions to achieve efficiency, The Washington Post reported Sunday. Bush spoke at the recent National Contract Management Association World Congress about the need to practice a flexible acquisitions approach amid the government’s tendency to award contracts to vendors […] More

  • Thales, Selex ES Partner for Anglo-French Combat Drone Program - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Thales, Selex ES Partner for Anglo-French Combat Drone Program

    Thales and Finmeccanica‘s Selex ES subsidiary will collaborate on the sensor and communications requirements of the Future Combat Air System program that the French and British defense ministries have recently signed an agreement for. Selex ES said July 15 that the partner companies will design and develop the sensing and communications systems for a future unmanned combat air […] More

  • Cubic Subsidiary to Maintain, Upgrade London Traffic Signals; John Pickworth Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Cubic Subsidiary to Maintain, Upgrade London Traffic Signals; John Pickworth Comments

    A Cubic Transportation Systems subsidiary will work with Transport for London to maintain and upgrade 1,000 traffic signals, crossings, road signs and overhead gantries in southeast London. Cubic said Thursday that the Cubic (ITMS) subsidiary will maintain “intelligent” traffic signals and manage traffic control systems beginning Oct. 1 under the six-year, $85 million contract. TfL and London officials aim to boost investment in […] More

  • Verizon's Paul Pratley: Financial Services Should Base Cyber Defenses on Attack Patterns - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Verizon’s Paul Pratley: Financial Services Should Base Cyber Defenses on Attack Patterns

    Paul Pratley, a global investigations manager with Verizon‘s RISK team, urges financial services organizations to implement cyber defenses against threats such as web application attacks, denial of service and skimming. Pratley said Wednesday the above three emerged as the top threats to the finance and insurance industry in Verizon’s 2014 Data Breach Investigations Report, covering 75 percent of all security […] More

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