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  • Accenture Provides Syracuse University Grant to Offer Employment Support for Military Vets - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Accenture Provides Syracuse University Grant to Offer Employment Support for Military Vets

    Accenture has provided a $2.5 million grant to help Syracuse University’s Institute for Veterans and Military Families expand a program¬†that offers training, certification and transitional employment assistance to transitioning military veterans. The company said Friday it seeks to help service members and military spouses land sustainable employment opportunities through the¬†Onward to Opportunity-Veteran Career Transition program. […] More

  • Cubic to Demo Air Combat Training Platforms at Dubai Airshow; Dave Buss Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Cubic to Demo Air Combat Training Platforms at Dubai Airshow; Dave Buss Comments

    Cubic‘s global defense unit will showcase air combat training systems at the biennial Dubai Airshow on Nov. 12 to 16 at the Dubai Airshow Site in the United Arab Emirates. The company said Wednesday will present various technologies and concepts including the¬†Bandit Board tactical training system,¬†P5 Combat Training System,¬†Range Modernization and Integration,¬†Secure Air Combat Maneuvering […] More

  • Saudi Arabian Military Industries Names A&D Vet Andreas Schwer CEO, Forms Board of Directors - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Saudi Arabian Military Industries Names A&D Vet Andreas Schwer CEO, Forms Board of Directors

    Andreas Schwer, former president and chairman of the board at¬†Rheinmetall International, has joined state-owned defense contractor¬†Saudi Arabian Military Industries¬†as CEO He brings leadership experience in multiple international aerospace and defense companies to his new position, SAMI said Tuesday SAMI also formed a board of directors to be led by Ahmed Al Khateeb. The company entered […] More

  • University of Kansas to Help Develop Long-Range Airborne Comms Capacity on Narrow Bandwidth - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    University of Kansas to Help Develop Long-Range Airborne Comms Capacity on Narrow Bandwidth

    The University of Kansas’ school of engineering has received a three-year, $1 million grant from the National Spectrum Consortium to build a long-range communications capacity that will work to support testing on airborne vehicles. The project seeks technology designed to support communications at low signal-to-noise ratios for airborne vehicle tests at various government facilities, KU¬†said […] More

  • Ethan Dmitrovsky to Head Leidos Biomedical Research Subsidiary, Frederick Natl Lab - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Ethan Dmitrovsky to Head Leidos Biomedical Research Subsidiary, Frederick Natl Lab

    Ethan Dmitrovsky,¬†former provost and executive vice president at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, has been named president of Leidos‘ biomedical research subsidiary and director of the¬†Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research. Leidos said Thursday¬†Dmitrovsky will lead a group of 2,200 scientists, healthcare professionals and support staff who aim to advance basic, translational […] More

  • Johns Hopkins Laser Communications Platform Wins TechConnect Defense Innovation Award - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Johns Hopkins Laser Communications Platform Wins TechConnect Defense Innovation Award

    Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has been recognized at the 2017 Defense Innovation Summit in Tampa, Florida for its high-bandwidth, free space optical communications system. The¬†APL laser communications system landed TechConnect‘s defense innovation award which recognizes potential benefits of technologies to national and warfighter security, Johns Hopkins said Tuesday. JHUAPL also had an opportunity […] More

  • Army, Ten80 to Co-Host STEM Education Event - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Army, Ten80 to Co-Host STEM Education Event

    Ten80 Education and the U.S. Army¬†has launched an educational program with the goal to engage high school students in science, technology, engineering and math. The Army Marketing and Research Group said Tuesday¬†the STEMFest event will offer an opportunity for students to hone their teamwork, leadership and critical thinking skills with through a series of interactive […] More

  • Red Hat Govt Symposium to Tackle Open Source Collaboration; Paul Smith Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Red Hat Govt Symposium to Tackle Open Source Collaboration; Paul Smith Comments

    Red Hat will hold its annual government symposium on Nov. 9 in Washington, D.C. to highlight the potential advantages of open source collaboration and emerging technology for federal agency missions. The company said Tuesday¬†the symposium, themed “Open first: building a foundation for choice and security,” will feature sessions, demos and panel discussions that will tackle […] More

  • Engility Unveils Cyber Training Scholarship for Military Vets; Lynn Dugle Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Engility Unveils Cyber Training Scholarship for Military Vets; Lynn Dugle Comments

    Engility¬†has partnered with the nonprofit Center for Cyber Safety and Education to introduce a scholarship program designed to help U.S. military veterans obtain cybersecurity training and certification. The CyberWarrior¬†program is open to service members who will be discharged from any of the country’s five military branches by Dec. 21 as well as active members of […] More

  • Robert Work Named Johns Hopkins APL Senior Fellow - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Robert Work Named Johns Hopkins APL Senior Fellow

    Robert Work, a 27-year¬†U.S. Marine Corps¬†veteran and¬†former deputy secretary of the Defense Department, has been named a senior fellow at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory. He will work with other APL senior fellows and technical professionals in efforts to help inform policy and technology decisions issued by U.S. senior government and military officials, […] More

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