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  • Deltek's Tim Zullo: Vendors Should Start Planning Process as FY 2015 Approaches - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Deltek’s Tim Zullo: Vendors Should Start Planning Process as FY 2015 Approaches

    Deltek‘s Tim Zullo urges contractors to start on work to create strategic plans focused on business development opportunities in preparation for the start of the new fiscal year in October. “Opportunity-focused actions such as examining your core market, identifying adjacent markets, building a pipeline and developing an effective resource plan are some of the many steps […] More

  • Surrey Subsidiary to Research Landsat Sensor Alternatives; Doug Gerull Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Surrey Subsidiary to Research Landsat Sensor Alternatives; Doug Gerull Comments

    Surrey Satellite Technology US will conduct a study on sustainable land imaging reduced instrument envelope as an alternative to the current Landsat imaging sensors under a new contract from NASA‘s Goddard Space Flight Center. The Colorado-based subsidiary of Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd. said Friday the six-month study will look into developing a smaller form factor for the sensors installed on […] More

  • Deep Knowledge Ventures to Fund Transplanetary for AI, Space Program - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Deep Knowledge Ventures to Fund Transplanetary for AI, Space Program

    Hong Kong-based Deep Knowledge Ventures has invested in space development firm Transplanetary to help develop the Space Program Ontologically Computed Knowledge program to guide DKV through its investment decisions in the space sector. Deep Knowledge Ventures said Wednesday SPOCK is a machine learning program that uses publicly-available data on the global space ecosystem from commercial, government and academic space organizations. DKV will analyze data to draw a road […] More

  • CGI, Nordic Card Services Firm Renew Contract for IT Support; Leena-Mari Lahteenmaa Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    CGI, Nordic Card Services Firm Renew Contract for IT Support; Leena-Mari Lahteenmaa Comments

    CGI will continue to provide operational information technology and infrastructure services to a Nordic payment and card services firm for another three years under a three-year contract extension. CGI said Wednesday it has been providing IT support, including server and data center hosting, to the Nordic payment and card services company since 2010. “In addition to delivering operational services … we […] More

  • NASA Extends Wyle's NASA Space Crew Support Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NASA Extends Wyle’s NASA Space Crew Support Contract

    Wyle‘s science, technology and engineering business unit in Houston has received a $75 million contract modification from NASA for continued support to the Johnson Space Center’s human health and performance directorate. The modification brings the contract’s value to nearly $1.5 billion and extends Wyle’s support until at least the end of April 2015, NASA said Thursday. Wyle STE Group […] More

  • CSC, HP Forge Testing-as-a-Service Platform Partnership; Raffi Magaliot Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    CSC, HP Forge Testing-as-a-Service Platform Partnership; Raffi Magaliot Comments

    CSC has partnered with HP to provide clients with a testing-as-a-service platform that offers HP’s quality management and application testing tools to clients on a pay-as-you-go basis. CSC said Thursday it wants platform to help clients that want to make their development projects more agile and bolster time-to-market by supporting the testing and delivery of their applications and software. “It’s not enough for agile application teams to […] More

  • Robert Brumley: Laser Light Taps Ball Aerospace to Help Analyze Optical Satellite System's Design - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Robert Brumley: Laser Light Taps Ball Aerospace to Help Analyze Optical Satellite System’s Design

    Ball Aerospace & Technologies has been awarded a prime contract to provide design analysis services for Laser Light Communications‘s all-optical satellite system that will support space-based laser communications. Under the first-phase contract, Ball Aerospace will help complete eight out of 12 satellites in Laser Light’s constellation on medium Earth orbit, Ball Aerospace said Wednesday. “Ball’s selection for the contract […] More

  • POGO to Staff Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton; Debby Munoz Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    POGO to Staff Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton; Debby Munoz Comments

    Personnel on the Go has signed a contract with the U.S. Marine Corps to staff Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton with commercial drivers, dispatchers, forklift operators and transportation and clerical support. The company said Wednesday it will help the military base support Marines across Arizona, California and Nevada for a contract period of five and a half years. Debby Munoz, president […] More

  • Navy to Hold Technical Interchange Meetings With Industry on Aircraft Replacement Concerns - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Navy to Hold Technical Interchange Meetings With Industry on Aircraft Replacement Concerns

    The Department of the Navy will conduct a series of technical interchange meetings with industry ahead of a scheduled analysis of alternatives in 2015 on potential replacements for the F/A-18E/F and EA-18G aircraft. A notice posted Tuesday on FedBizOpps says the Naval Air System Command‘s Warfare Analysis and Integration Department plans to build on its 2012 “Carrier-Based, Strike Fighter Key […] More

  • Joyce Mullen: Dell 'Internet of Things' Lab Built for Customer Testing - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Joyce Mullen: Dell ‘Internet of Things’ Lab Built for Customer Testing

    Dell‘s OEM Solutions division has partnered with Intel to open the new Dell Internet of Things Lab in Santa Clara, California as the companies aim to help customers develop and test IoT solutions. Dell said Tuesday the lab is intended to help customers explore IoT technologies in order to apply the tools to manage business outcomes and time-to-market for products and services. “This lab […] More

  • Rick Ambrose: New Lockheed Martin COE to Offer Design-to-Production Work on Optical Systems - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Rick Ambrose: New Lockheed Martin COE to Offer Design-to-Production Work on Optical Systems

    Lockheed Martin has opened a new optical systems technology center in Palo Alto, California, that will house the company’s design teams and partners from industry and research universities who are collaborating on optical payload technologies. “The Optical Payload Center of Excellence will benefit from the digital tapestry that links all stages of development, from initial concept and design […] More

  • Duncan Earl: DOE Makes Quantum Computing Push Through Grant to Qubitekk - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Duncan Earl: DOE Makes Quantum Computing Push Through Grant to Qubitekk

    Qubitekk, a San Diego-based startup company, has received a $3 million grant from the Energy Department to develop quantum encryption technology to secure the national power grid from hacking and other cyberattacks. The company said Aug. 26 that it will work with the Oak Ridge, Pacific Northwest and Sandia national laboratories; the University of Texas at […] More

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