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  • Dan Verwiel Named President, CEO of Ultra's Intelligence & Comms Segment - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Dan Verwiel Named President, CEO of Ultra’s Intelligence & Comms Segment

    Dan Verwiel, formerly a vice president and general manager at Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), has been named president and CEO of Ultra Electronics‘ intelligence and communications segment. He will succeed current I&C President Mike Baptist, who has decided to step down after a three-decade career at Ultra, the defense technology provider said Thursday. Verwiel, who […] More

  • Unmanned Aircraft Maker Rapidflight to Expand Virginia Operations With New HQ - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Unmanned Aircraft Maker Rapidflight to Expand Virginia Operations With New HQ

    Rapidflight, an end-to-end designer and manufacturer of unmanned aircraft systems, will invest $5.5 million to build its operations in Manassas, Virginia. The company said Friday it will establish its headquarters as well as design and production facility in the city, taking up 25,000 square feet of space and creating 119 new jobs. Rapidflight Founder and […] More

  • Oak Ridge National Lab's Green Building Simulation Tool Draws Industry Partners - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Oak Ridge National Lab’s Green Building Simulation Tool Draws Industry Partners

    Several companies have been using an Oak Ridge National Laboratory-developed modeling platform as part of their efforts to make facilities more energy efficient. The AutoBEM software suite has so far simulated energy use for 98 percent of U.S. buildings since its release last year, and has led to collaborative data sharing with private sector organizations […] More

  • Australian Navy Orders New Batch of Sikorsky MH-60R Seahawk Helicopters - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Australian Navy Orders New Batch of Sikorsky MH-60R Seahawk Helicopters

    The Royal Australian Navy has ordered 12 additional MH-60R Seahawk helicopters from Lockheed Martin subsidiary Sikorsky under a foreign military sales transaction with the U.S. government. Lockheed said Tuesday the firm-fixed-price order will support a third “Romeo” squadron under the first phase of the Australian government’s Project SEA 9100 and the company expects to complete […] More

  • General Atomics Wraps Up Autonomous Flight of Experimental Military UAS - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    General Atomics Wraps Up Autonomous Flight of Experimental Military UAS

    General Atomics‘ aeronautical systems business has accomplished a completely autonomous flight of the Avenger MQ-20A, an experimental unmanned aircraft system designed for military use. The Sept. 12 test flight employed an artificially intelligent pilot that navigated the vehicle for nearly 30 minutes and aimed to validate a company-built reinforcement learning architecture in an operationally relevant […] More

  • Magazine Honors 7 Female Carahsoft Execs for Public Sector IT Channel Work; Craig Abod Quoted - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Magazine Honors 7 Female Carahsoft Execs for Public Sector IT Channel Work; Craig Abod Quoted

    CRN has chosen seven Carahsoft Technology executives to be part of the magazine’s annual Women of the Channel list to acknowledge their achievements and contributions to the information technology distribution segment. They received recognition for their leadership in support of both customers and partners within the public sector IT market, the company said Tuesday. The […] More

  • Dario Gil, Paul Dabbar: CHIPS Act Offers More Opportunities to Expedite Quantum Computing Advancement - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Dario Gil, Paul Dabbar: CHIPS Act Offers More Opportunities to Expedite Quantum Computing Advancement

    The CHIPS and Science Act has created opportunities to accelerate quantum computing technology, but more initiatives can be done to grow the industry, according to Dario Gil, senior vice president and director of research at IBM, and Bohr Quantum Technology CEO Paul Dabbar. In a joint opinion piece published Tuesday in The Hill, Dabbar and […] More

  • Mitre Appoints DOE Vet William Tedeschi as Technical Fellow - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Mitre Appoints DOE Vet William Tedeschi as Technical Fellow

    William Tedeschi, a former senior scientist in the Department of Energy’s intelligence and counterintelligence office, has been named as the newest technical fellow at non-profit corporation Mitre. In a Linkedin post on Thursday, Mitre said it will lean on Tedeschi’s expertise in nuclear weapons, threat assessments and high-altitude electromagnetic pulse disturbances to provide technical guidance […] More

  • Katharyn White: IBM Supports Federal Cybersecurity Goals Through Partner Ecosystem - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Katharyn White: IBM Supports Federal Cybersecurity Goals Through Partner Ecosystem

    IBM has established strategies to participate in government and industry collaboration to help advance national cybersecurity, said Katharyn White, vice president of the company’s U.S. federal ecosystem unit.  White wrote in an article published Thursday the company supports President Joe Biden’s Executive Order on Improving the Nation’s Cybersecurity through a collaborative approach. She said IBM […] More

  • Northrop Rolls Out Australia's 1st MQ-4C Autonomous Aircraft - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop Rolls Out Australia’s 1st MQ-4C Autonomous Aircraft

    Northrop Grumman has rolled out the first MQ-4C Triton unmanned aerial vehicle built for Australia‘s air force at a manufacturing location in Palmdale, California. Wednesday’s unveiling event comes almost three years after the company began aircraft construction work at its Moss Point, Mississippi, factory, Northrop said. The Australian defense department collaborates with Northrop and the […] More

  • Google, NIST Sign Chip R&D Cooperation Agreement; Laurie Locascio Quoted - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Google, NIST Sign Chip R&D Cooperation Agreement; Laurie Locascio Quoted

    The National Institute of Standards and Technology has teamed up with Google to create a new suite of chips designed to help researchers and technology startups measure the performance of artificial intelligence memory devices. Under a cooperative research and development agreement, Google will shoulder the initial cost of constructing and operating a production facility while […] More

  • Guidehouse Accepts DOD Recognition for Support of Military Service Members; Scott McIntyre Quoted - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Guidehouse Accepts DOD Recognition for Support of Military Service Members; Scott McIntyre Quoted

    Guidehouse has received the Seven Seals Award from a Department of Defense organization that honors civilian employers that support personnel serving in the National Guard and Reserve. The Washington, D.C. chapter of the Employers Support of the Guard and Reserve gave its highest recognition to the consulting services provider at a dinner that took place […] More

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