Brenda Marie Rivers

BAE Electronic Systems Unit Wins Maintenance IDIQ for USAF Radar Warning Receivers

BAE Systems’ electronic and information systems unit has received a potential $48.6 million contract to provide engineering support and maintenance services for the U.S. Air Force’s ALR 56C and 56M radar warning receivers. BAE Systems Information and Electronic Systems Integration will work on the electronic warfare RWRs and other related …

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Telephonics to Supply Radar Tech for Coast Guard Surveillance Aircraft

Griffon‘s Telephonics subsidiary has landed a $31.8 million contract to equip the U.S. Coast Guard’s maritime surveillance aircraft with a multimode radar technology. USCG selected the APS-143C(V)3 radar to help HC-27J Spartan operators search, detect and track targets, Telephonics said Thursday. The system features inverse synthetic aperture radar, weather avoidance, synthetic aperture radar and search-and-rescue transponder beacon …

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Harris Provides Sensor for Japanese Greenhouse Gas-Monitoring Satellite

Harris has developed an environmental-monitoring sensor to be installed in a Japanese government satellite that will work to study greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. The Greenhouse Gases Observing Satellite-2 that Mitsubishi Electric is building for the Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency will be launched in the country’s 2018 fiscal year, Harris said Wednesday. …

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Gulf Coast Authority Selects Parsons for Wastewater Treatment Facility Upgrade Projects; Mike Johnson Comments

The Gulf Coast Authority has contracted Parsons to update pipelines at a wastewater treatment plant located in Bayport, Texas. The company said Monday it will oversee the design and construction of an overflow pipeline and incorporate constructability guidelines to maintain continuous facility operations throughout the project. GCA asked Parsons to also manage engineering …

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Northrop Lands $62M Navy Maritime Surveillance Demonstrator Support Contract

Northrop Grumman has received a one-year, $61.7 million contract to help the U.S. Navy maintain, engineer and operate unmanned aircraft systems designed for maritime use. The company will aim to ensure the Broad Area Maritime Surveillance – Demonstrator system is ready for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance operations, the Defense Department said …

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Ballard Subsidiary Receives UAV Propulsion Tech Order

A Ballard Power Systems subsidiary has received orders from the U.S. Navy to supply fuel cell propulsion systems to power unmanned aerial vehicle or drone platforms. Protonex will provide a variant of the 600-watt PEM propulsion technology for the Naval Research Laboratory-designed Hybrid Tiger UAV, Ballard said Tuesday. Deliveries are scheduled to occur this year. NRL is …

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Air Force Taps Design Knowledge for Cyber, Infrastructure Security Research Contract

Design Knowledge Co. has received a potential seven-year, $24.9 million contract to conduct applied and advanced research efforts under the U.S. Air Force‘s Innovative Cyber/Infrastructure Threat Assessment Environment Mission Assurance program. The program seeks to advance evaluation and assurance of microelectronic components, assurance test and verification methods, situational awareness for mission assurance and …

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Engility Gets ISO Certification for Quality Mgmt System; Gay Porter Comments

The International Organization for Standardization has granted Engility certification for the company’s approach to manage quality control processes. Gay Porter, vice president of Engility’s technical solutions group, said in a statement published Monday that the ISO 9001:2015 designation reflects the company’s commitment to provide mission-focused services to customers worldwide. The Chantilly, …

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Pivotal to Provide Software, Services to Air Force Facilities

Pivotal Software has received a one-year, $47.54 million “other transaction” agreement to provide software and services to multiple U.S. Air Force bases. The company will also help the service branch implement a prototyped methodology across the Air Operations Center and targeting and geospatial-intelligence enterprises, the Defense Department said Thursday. Locations …

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