Dominique Stump

Federal Railroad Administration Awards Railroad Messaging Network Installation Grant to Rockwell Collins

The Federal Railroad Administration has awarded Rockwell Collins a $4.9 million grant to install company’s passenger and freight railroad messaging network platform ARINC RailwayNet on railroads in the U.S. Rockwell Collins will install the system on short line and commuter railroads and also develop a guide to help smaller railroads adopt similar tools in compliance with …

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General Atomics Conducts 37-Hour Flight Test on Predator B Big-Wing UAV

General Atomics‘ aeronautical systems business flew its Predator B/MQ-9 Reaper Big Wing unmanned aerial vehicle for 37 hours non-stop as part of a follow-on endurance flight test program. The test simulated an operational mission to check the modified UAV’s flight time and its launch, operational altitude climb, loiter and reconnaissance maneuvering functions, General …

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Textron to Build EW Threat Simulation Platform for Canada

A Textron subsidiary has been chosen by the Canadian government to provide a technology platform that will work to simulate electronic warfare threats. Canada picked the Advanced Architecture Phase Amplitude and Time Simulator  technology that Textron Systems Electronic Systems offered to the country’s New Electronic Warfare Threat Simulator program, Textron said Wednesday. The A2PATS comprises EW communications and electronic intelligence tools as well …

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Brad Antle: Salient CRGT Adds Tysons Corner Office to Support Federal Customers

Salient CRGT is opening a new office at 8255 Greensboro Drive in Tysons Corner, Virginia, as part of efforts to grow its footprint in the Greater Washington technology services market. The 33,370-square-foot facility includes two laboratories for the company’s agile development activities, an innovation laboratory and a talent operations center built to support federal clients, Salient CRGT said Wednesday. …

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General Atomics to Incorporate Imagery Reconnaissance Pod in Italy’s Predator UAVs

General Atomics‘ aeronautical systems business will install an imagery reconnaissance pod created by Israel-based Rafael Advanced Defense Systems into a Predator B/MQ-9 unmanned aerial vehicle flown by Italy’s air force. The Predator B’s Multi-spectral Targeting System-B full-motion video system interoperates with the RecceLite pod to facilitate the production of geo-referenced, high-resolution digital stills, General Atomics said …

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CGI to Update IT Systems of Canada’s Securities Agency

CGI has signed an agreement with the Canadian Securities Administrators to update CSA’s national information technology systems with a new digital platform that supports information management across provincial and territorial securities commissions. The company will develop an integrated system based on a Foster Moore-created software and implement the product in stages over the next …

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2 Texas Research Organizations to Work on Ebola Countermeasure for DTRA

The Defense Threat Reduction Agency has awarded Southwest Research Institute a potential three-year contract worth $3.4 million to develop and test a countermeasure drug therapy for the Ebola virus. SwRI will work with Texas Biomedical Research Institute to combine two existing drugs designed to combat biothreats, Texas Biomed said Wednesday. Robert Davey, Texas Biomed virology …

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Swedish Defense Material Administration Picks Saab for Anti-Submarine Warfare Training

Sweden’s defense material administration has placed an order to Saab for anti-submarine warfare training and the AUV62-AT autonomous underwater vehicle to support the Swedish armed forces’ underwater operations. Saab will provide the AUV62-AT with ASW training configuration and additional support and maintenance to the client from 2016 to 2019, the company said Wednesday. …

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ASRC Federal Subsidiary Lands NASA Workforce Training Support Contract

NASA has awarded a five-year, $21 million contract to an ASRC Federal subsidiary for support services to the space agency’s leadership training initiatives. ASRC Federal Data Solutions will work to help NASA develop curriculum and knowledge sharing services for the agency’s efforts to develop and train its technical workforce, ASRC Federal said Tuesday. The …

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DLA Picks CACI for Defense Agencies Initiative Configuration, Compliance Mgmt Support Contract

The Defense Logistics Agency has awarded CACI International a potential 39-month, $36 million contract to provide compliance and configuration management support to federal civilian agencies in support of the Defense Agencies Initiative. The contract has an initial base period worth $11 million and includes two one-year options with an additional three-month transition-out option period, …

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Sikorsky Receives $85M FMS Contract Modification From Army for Black Hawk Retrofitting

Sikorsky Aircraft, a subsidiary of Lockheed Martin, has received an $85 million modification to a foreign military sale contract from the U.S. Army to restore Mexico’s UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters to full operations. Sikorsky will conduct the retrofitting of the helicopters in West Palm Beach, Florida, with a planned end date of April 2019, the Defense …

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Nika Selected as Architect-Engineer Support Representative for New Weed Army Community Hospital

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded Nika a four-year, $10 million to provide architect-engineer support representative services during the construction of the future Weed Army Community Hospital in Fort Irwin, California. Nika will provide multidisciplinary personnel and full-time on-site representatives such as mechanical engineers, electrical engineers, cost estimators, commissioning managers and master schedulers as …

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MarketsandMarkets Forecasts 8.3% CAGR for Airport, Marine Port Security Market Through 2025

A MarketsandMarkets report forecasts the airport and marine port security market’s value will grow from $53.84 billion this year to $110.52 billion in 2025, representing an 8.3 percent compound annual growth rate. The research firm said Friday the market growth will be driven by governmental efforts to implement advanced security systems at various ports of entry. The …

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Schafer Forms Commercial Space Situational Awareness Business Unit Under New VP, GM Donald Greiman

Schafer Corp. has established a commercial space situational awareness business unit that will be led by Donald Greiman, a former National Air and Space Intelligence Center vice commander for the U.S. Air Force. Greiman will serve as vice president and general manager for CSSA and work with former astronaut Mark Brown to lead a team that …

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Lockheed to Continue Development, Tests on Japan’s Aegis Computer Systems

The U.S. Navy has awarded Lockheed Martin a $33 million cost-plus-incentive-fee contract modification to sustain test and development services for Japan’s Aegis modernization baseline computer programs and equipment. The award exercises options on a previous contract to support the Japanese maritime self-defense force’s efforts to update Atago-class destroyers from Baseline 7 Phase 1R to Advanced Capability …

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