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  • Visiongain Sees Record Market Growth for Air Traffic Control Equipment Industry - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Visiongain Sees Record Market Growth for Air Traffic Control Equipment Industry

    A new market analysis report from Visiongain says the air traffic control equipment is set for record growth in the next 10 years due to increased demand for air travel and an ever-crowded airspace. The “Air Traffic Control Equipment Market Forecast 2014-2024: Prospects for Next-Generation Air Traffic Control Systems, ADS-B, PBN and GNSS” report looked at several indicators and […] More

  • David Ibbetson: General Dynamics to Update Canadian Tactical Radios - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    David Ibbetson: General Dynamics to Update Canadian Tactical Radios

    General Dynamics Canada has come under contract to update the Canadian military“™s 11,000 combat net radios and 6,800 vehicle interface units for $109 million over a three-year period. The upgrade will tweak each unit“™s throughput and data transmission speeds, and allow warfighters to use the radio set“™s voice, messaging and location reporting features at the […] More

  • ICF to Continue Baltimore Gas and Electric Support; Michael Mernick Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ICF to Continue Baltimore Gas and Electric Support; Michael Mernick Comments

    ICF International will extend support for Baltimore Gas and Electric Company“™s heat and power programs in projects worth a total of $61 million. The Fairfax-based consulting services and technology solutions company will provide the work under three contracts for a combined period of three years, ICF said Monday. It has been helping BGE with designing, marketing and […] More

  • Raytheon, Thales Team Up for UK IFF Upgrade Project - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon, Thales Team Up for UK IFF Upgrade Project

    A Raytheon–Thales team has been awarded a contract to provide an upgrade solution to the British military“™s Identification Friend or Foe systems. The project seeks to bring the Ministry of Defence IFF platform in line with new NATO standards that specify a Mode 5 requirement for all transponders, Raytheon said Friday. Raytheon U.K.“™s solution includes […] More

  • General Dynamics Captures NSA Secure Mobile Contract; Chris Marzilli Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    General Dynamics Captures NSA Secure Mobile Contract; Chris Marzilli Comments

    General Dynamics C4 Systems has been awarded a contract to supply encrypted smartphone units for use by enterprise information technology managers in government. The Defense Mobile Classified Capability project includes 100 units of Samsung Galaxy S4 mobile phones equipped with Samsung Knox and GD Protected security features, the company said Thursday. The award builds on […] More

  • Report Maps Fiscal Year End Dates for State, Local, Education Markets - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Report Maps Fiscal Year End Dates for State, Local, Education Markets

    Government business intelligence company Onvia has published a report that studies the fiscal year end dates of more than 80,000 government agencies and their impact on contractors. The company said Wednesday it sought to help vendors focused on state, local and education markets better plan their purchasing strategies based on the spending cycle analysis report. […] More

  • Frost & Sullivan: Government Set for Wound Care Market Innovation, Growth - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Frost & Sullivan: Government Set for Wound Care Market Innovation, Growth

    A new Frost & Sullivan report projects the government sector to be among the sources for new options to expand the world“™s $9 billion wound care market. The market analyst urged wound care manufacturers to watch the public health industry for direction in advanced treatment and cost management. “The biggest opportunity for wound care manufacturers and suppliers will emerge from […] More

  • IBM, Microsoft Announce Hybrid Cloud Partnership; Robert LeBlanc Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    IBM, Microsoft Announce Hybrid Cloud Partnership; Robert LeBlanc Comments

    IBM and Microsoft have inked a cooperation agreement intended to expand the enterprise customer“™s hybrid cloud options. Under the partnership, the two companies will make their enterprise software available on both IBM Cloud and Microsoft Azure, providing more avenues for partners, developers and other clients to pursue their business goals, IBM said Wednesday. The relationship […] More

  • Army Seeks Technical Support for TRADOC Missions - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Army Seeks Technical Support for TRADOC Missions

    The Department of the Army has posted a sources sought notice for small businesses keen on providing technical services for asymmetric threat solutions. Work for the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, Asymmetric Warfare Group, will occur at Fort Meade in Maryland, Fort A.P. Hill in Virginia and in areas of operations, DA indicated in the FedBizOpps notice […] More

  • Mercom Capital: Smart Grid VC Deals Hit $142M in Q3 2014 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Mercom Capital: Smart Grid VC Deals Hit $142M in Q3 2014

    Venture capital deals and funding for the smart grid industry reached $142 million in value third quarter of 2014, almost double the amount of investments from the previous three months, market intelligence from Mercom Capital Group says. The report identified Savant Systems of New York as the top VC-funded company, which raised $90 million for its home automation portfolio in Q3 2014, followed by big […] More

  • Visiongain Report: Top UAV Makers Eye Specialties to Diffuse Competition - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Visiongain Report: Top UAV Makers Eye Specialties to Diffuse Competition

    Business information provider Visiongain has unveiled its list of top 20 unmanned aerial vehicles and systems manufacturers in the world. The report predicts the specialties companies will choose in the field and how new players will try to stake a claim on a market that could undergo key structural changes amid an emergent commercial UAVs segment, Visiongain said Monday. “Although increasingly competitive, the […] More

  • Lockheed to Manufacture Concord Blue Advanced Waste Converter - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed to Manufacture Concord Blue Advanced Waste Converter

    Lockheed Martin has signed a contract to help manufacture waste solutions provider Concord Blue Energy“™s advanced waste converter. Under the agreement, the defense contractor will provide support to make the components of the Concord Blue Reformer, technology that uses heat transfer to convert waste into energy, Concord Blue said Oct. 10. The partnership follows a pact […] More

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