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  • Chris Marzilli: General Dynamics Demos MUOS-Based Manpack Radio - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Chris Marzilli: General Dynamics Demos MUOS-Based Manpack Radio

    General Dynamics demonstrated the capabilities of its Mobile User Objective System-enabled AN/PRC-155 radio to military observers at a four-day exhibition held at Scott Air Force Base in Illinois. “The Air Force reached out to General Dynamics asking us to demonstrate how the PRC-155 Manpack radio and the MUOS satcom system would work in an airborne C-17,” […] More

  • Saab to Provide Live Training Equipment to Norwegian Army - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Saab to Provide Live Training Equipment to Norwegian Army

    Saab has won a $20 million contract to develop vehicle simulators for live training of the Norwegian military. The BT46 dual simulator as a next-generation military training system that can be used in a variety of scenarios, the company said Aug. 29. Henrik Hojer, head of Saab Training & Simulation, said the company considers its clients […] More

  • Texas City Adopts Dell Suite to Update IT Infrastructure - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Texas City Adopts Dell Suite to Update IT Infrastructure

    McKinney administrators in Texas have adopted Dell“™s suite of database management and information technology monitoring systems as part of efforts to help modernize the city’s municipal services. The suite includes Foglight to monitor application performance, Toad Data Modeler to allow disparate databases to communicate with and understand one another, two PowerEdge M1000e enclosures for the […] More

  • Raytheon Breaks Ground on Warehouse at Dine Facility; Taylor Lawrence Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon Breaks Ground on Warehouse at Dine Facility; Taylor Lawrence Comments

    Raytheon seeks to address operational efficiency and product security at its New Mexico facilities with the construction of of a new $4.4-million warehouse on the Navajo Nation semi-autonomous territory near Farmington. The company broke ground on the 30,000-square-foot facility this week and construction is scheduled for six months to start in December 2014, Raytheon said Tuesday. “Raytheon values its longstanding relationship with […] More

  • Deloitte Unveils Global Crisis Mgmt Service; Jeremy Smith Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Deloitte Unveils Global Crisis Mgmt Service; Jeremy Smith Comments

    Deloitte will set up a crisis management center to consolidate its work to help clients prepare for and respond to threats, whether manmade or natural. The Deloitte Center for Crisis Management will rely on its global network of services to create crisis simulations and crisis plans for all types of disruptions economic, technological, financial or political, […] More

  • Charles River New Program Seeks to Simplify Machine Learning for DARPA - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Charles River New Program Seeks to Simplify Machine Learning for DARPA

    Charles River Analytics has developed a programming language that is built to teach a machine to adapt its behavior to changing experiences and unpredictable data sets. The company presented the Automated Probabilistic Programming Representation and Inference Languages as a case study to the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, Charles River said Monday. In March 2014, DARPA awarded a$5.7 […] More

  • Japan Preps Launch for Satellite with Exelis Weather Imager; Eric Webster Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Japan Preps Launch for Satellite with Exelis Weather Imager; Eric Webster Comments

    The Japan Meteorological Agency has set a Tuesday launch for the Himawari-8 weather satellite outfitted with an Exelis ABI-class imager. Exelis said Monday that it modified the advanced baseline imager technology it developed for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to create the advanced Himawari imager. The AHI meteorological imaging instrument is designed to provide JMA […] More

  • KBR Lands Engineering Design Contract for Abu Dhabi Offshore Project - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    KBR Lands Engineering Design Contract for Abu Dhabi Offshore Project

    KBR has received a contract from Hyundai Heavy Industries to design an offshore oilfield in the United Arab Emirates for an undisclosed sum, ARCWeb reported Monday. Tim Shea writes that KBR will provide engineering design services for Package 2 of the three-phase Al-Nasr full field development project, located 80 miles northwest of the capital Abu […] More

  • Exelis Reaches New ADS-B Milestone for FAA NextGen Project - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Exelis Reaches New ADS-B Milestone for FAA NextGen Project

    Exelis has completed a round of milestones for the Federal Aviation Administration“™s flagship program designed to help modernize air traffic control in the country. The company said Sept. 25 that it has delivered more than the required surveillance coverage for the Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast system while staying within cost obligations. Exelis indicated that it has installed […] More

  • ViON Releases New Private Cloud Package; Tom Frana Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ViON Releases New Private Cloud Package; Tom Frana Comments

    ViON Corp. has launched a new private cloud computing package that offers enterprises a set of resources to develop and manage their information technology infrastructure. The Agile Cloud Platform suite includes software, networking, servers and storage with management, advanced monitoring and virtualization capabilities, and round the clock customer and technical support, ViON said Thursday. “ViON“™s Agile Cloud Platform offers infrastructure […] More

  • Northrop to Integrate CommandPoint with UK Medical Helpline; Ed Sturms Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop to Integrate CommandPoint with UK Medical Helpline; Ed Sturms Comments

    Northrop Grumman has earned British certification that enables its CommandPoint software to transfer calls from the NHS 111 nonemergency medical helpline to a 999 command center for rapid response. The National Health Service in Britain awarded the NHS 111 messaging accreditation for the public safety system, currently in use by the London Ambulance Service mission, […] More

  • Tetra Tech to Provide NIST Research with Engineering Services for $30M - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Tetra Tech to Provide NIST Research with Engineering Services for $30M

    Tetra Tech will provide the National Institute of Standards and Technology with engineering services for five years under a $30 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. The award involves an analysis of the design and requirements needed to upgrade the components and processes of the NIST Center for Neutron Research, Tetra Tech said Monday. Other tasks include systems […] More

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