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  • Raytheon Readies $750M TOW Missiles Order - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon Readies $750M TOW Missiles Order

    Raytheon expects to finalize a $750 million order of tube-launched, optically tracked, wireless-guided missiles from the government in the coming weeks. The multiyear deal will involve the delivery of close to 14,000 units of the weapons system to a U.S. ally under a foreign military sales agreement, Raytheon said Thursday. The missile system includes the […] More

  • Lou Feuerstein Joins Grant Thornton Audit, Healthcare Practice - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lou Feuerstein Joins Grant Thornton Audit, Healthcare Practice

    Grant Thornton moved to expand its healthcare portfolio with the addition of Louis Feuerstein as managing director for audit and healthcare chief for Metro New York and New England. Feuerstein has spent over 30 years managing accounting and consulting services in both healthcare and non-profit organizations, Grant Thornton said Thursday. He will be based in Iselin, […] More

  • Verizon“™s Kevin King: Security Key in Multicloud Environments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Verizon“™s Kevin King: Security Key in Multicloud Environments

    Kevin King of Verizon Enterprise Solutions believes companies should consider security when looking for a service that can interconnect data that resides in multiple cloud environments. King, external communications director at Verizon, said Thursday that one of the reasons why resources are stored in more than one cloud is to safeguard information. “Multicloud environments reduce the risk of […] More

  • Mercury Systems Receives $6M Radar Subsystems Follow-on Order - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Mercury Systems Receives $6M Radar Subsystems Follow-on Order

    Mercury Systems will provide technical support for an unnamed company“™s naval radar applications under a follow-on task order worth $5.7 million. The work will run for several months and include solutions for digital signal processing systems, the company said Thursday. Brian Hoerl, Mercury vice president of sales, indicated that the new project extends the company“™s […] More

  • Michael Baker to Assist VITA Updates on Virginia's GIS Path; Robert Hanson Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Michael Baker to Assist VITA Updates on Virginia’s GIS Path; Robert Hanson Comments

    The Commonwealth of Virginia has enlisted Michael Baker International to help refine a geospatial information systems roadmap for the state. Under the contract, the company will help update the Virginia Information Technologies Agency’s 5-Year GIS Strategic Plan for 2015-2020, which seeks to reap the benefits of geospatial data to improve public service, Michael Baker said Tuesday. […] More

  • CGI Wins $61M Cloud Tech Transition Project for Oslo Schools - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    CGI Wins $61M Cloud Tech Transition Project for Oslo Schools

    CGI will help update the Norwegian capital public school system“™s information technology infrastructure under a $61 million project of the Agency for Education in the City of Oslo. The contract involves transitioning the ICT system to a cloud-based architecture and address school requirements for a six-year base period of performance and two-year option to extend, CGI said […] More

  • Raytheon Delivers 10th MDA AN/TPY-2 Radar; Dave Gulla Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon Delivers 10th MDA AN/TPY-2 Radar; Dave Gulla Comments

    Raytheon has delivered the tenth installment of its AN/TPY-2 radar for the Missile Defense Agency“™s Ballistic Missile Defense System program. The company said Tuesday the current project was completed half a year ahead of its scheduled delivery, with two additional radars under current production. The mobile X-band defense radar works to identify and track ballistic […] More

  • Internet of Things Reference Model Unwrapped at World Forum; Wim Elfrink Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Internet of Things Reference Model Unwrapped at World Forum; Wim Elfrink Comments

    Industry has unveiled an Internet of Things reference model to help define the technology, identify its challenges and standardize IoT terminology for developers, chief information officers and IT leaders. The Internet of Things World Forum Steering Committee drafted the framework, unwrapped at this week“™s Cisco-hosted IoTWF in Chicago, in a bid to push IoT adoption […] More

  • ATK Receives $65M Combat, Training Ammunition Orders; Dan Olson Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ATK Receives $65M Combat, Training Ammunition Orders; Dan Olson Comments

    ATK has closed several contracts on ammunition production worth a total of $65 million from the U.S. Army Maneuver Ammunition Systems. The orders comprise ammunition for training and combat missions with a caliber range between 25mm and 120mm, the Virginia-based firm said Tuesday. Under the medium caliber award, ATK will deliver MK310 programmable air bursting […] More

  • Lockheed Rolls Out Modular Sensor for Midrange Turrets; Dana Rocca Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Rolls Out Modular Sensor for Midrange Turrets; Dana Rocca Comments

    Lockheed Martin has rolled out a new turret-mounted modular sensor for long-range identification and monitoring of targets. The components of the 15-inch Infirno sensor system can be assembled to suit the requirements of the mission, Lockheed said Monday. The high-definition optical sensors can be used for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance operations and are built for […] More

  • General Dynamics Demos 4G LTE Wireless Network; Chris Marzilli Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    General Dynamics Demos 4G LTE Wireless Network; Chris Marzilli Comments

    General Dynamics completed a demonstration of its wireless broadband network at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst in August to evaluate how the system handles large data transmissions between ground troops and the command center. During the demo, soldiers sent pictures from their smartphones to leaders on the simulated control hub using the 4G LTE solution with the company“™s eNodeBlue platform as base station, […] More

  • Verizon's Michael Maiorana: Digital Age 'Fundamentally' Transforming Gov't - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Verizon’s Michael Maiorana: Digital Age ‘Fundamentally’ Transforming Gov’t

    Michael Maiorana, senior vice president for public sector markets at Verizon Enterprise Solutions, told MILCOM 2014 conference attendees this week that agencies face a challenge to make sense of information in today’s technology-driven world. Maiorana told the audience that actionable intelligence is what helps enterprises achieve gains from informed decision-making and situational awareness. “The digital age that […] More

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