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  • Experts Talk Cybersecurity as Supply Chain Challenge - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Experts Talk Cybersecurity as Supply Chain Challenge

    The COVID-19 pandemic has caused significant disruptions in the supply chain of various industries—from a shortage of shipping containers, rail congestion to the shift in consumer habits. At a webinar, Jeff Jorge, a principal and leader of international services at global advisory firm Baker Tilly, said that such challenges altogether place the aftermarket services industry […] More

  • Mitre Forms 2 Organizations to Develop Infrastructure Security, Public Health Approaches - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Mitre Forms 2 Organizations to Develop Infrastructure Security, Public Health Approaches

    Mitre has established two organizations that will explore approaches to protect critical infrastructure from cyber threats and address challenges in the public health care system. The Cyber Infrastructure Protection Innovation Center and Clinical Insights Innovation Cell will operate under Mitre Labs, which was created to advance applied science and technology innovation, the nonprofit company said Monday. […] More

  • NASA Taps Rocket Lab for Composite Solar Tech Payload Deployment - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NASA Taps Rocket Lab for Composite Solar Tech Payload Deployment

    NASA has selected Rocket Lab to send a miniature satellite into space for the agency’s project to test deployable composite materials and a method to power spacecraft using sunlight. The company said Wednesday it will deploy a 12-unit CubeSat with the Advanced Composite Solar Sail System as part of the Electron launch vehicle’s rideshare mission scheduled […] More

  • Tenable’s Vulnerability Management Tool Gets FedRAMP Authorization; Robert Huber Quoted - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Tenable’s Vulnerability Management Tool Gets FedRAMP Authorization; Robert Huber Quoted

    Tenable has been certified under Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program to offer government organizations a cloud-based product built to help users monitor the attack surface of an information technology environment. The Tenable.io offering, which is powered by Nessus software, performs continuous tracking of IT systems and web applications, the company said Thursday. “Federal agencies […] More

  • Army Receives Lockheed Delivery of Ground Equipment for Long Range Hypersonic Weapon System - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Army Receives Lockheed Delivery of Ground Equipment for Long Range Hypersonic Weapon System

    Lockheed Martin has delivered to the U.S. Army a ground equipment for a Long Range Hypersonic Weapon system, which is part of a multiyear development effort for long-range precision strike missiles. The Army and industry team held a ceremony at the Joint Base Lewis-McChord for the receipt of the ground equipment, including transporter erector launchers and […] More

  • CAES to Build 3D Printing Facility for Aerospace, Defense Platforms in Hampshire; David Young Quoted - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    CAES to Build 3D Printing Facility for Aerospace, Defense Platforms in Hampshire; David Young Quoted

    CAES will establish a new additive manufacturing facility in Exeter, New Hampshire, to house equipment for designing and manufacturing of 3D-printed radio frequency technology and to support of the company’s partnership with SWISSto12. The team up is meant to provide US-based customers with additive manufacturing products and services and the 3D printing approach is intended to keep […] More

  • Southwest Research Institute Lands 3 GSA Contracts for Manned, Autonomous System Technical Support - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Southwest Research Institute Lands 3 GSA Contracts for Manned, Autonomous System Technical Support

    Southwest Research Institute has secured three contracts from the General Services Administration to deliver technical support for a contract vehicle intended to fund programs for robotics and unmanned systems. SwRI said Wednesday it will provide services under ASTRO, an indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract vehicle that backs technical and engineering works for manned, unmanned and optionally manned platforms. […] More

  • Allison Transmission Building Electrification Tech for Army’s Combat Vehicles - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Allison Transmission Building Electrification Tech for Army’s Combat Vehicles

    Allison Transmission is working on an electrification technology that will be integrated into the ground combat vehicle fleet of the U.S. Army. Under the Next Generation Electrified Transmission program, the Indianapolis-based company will advance the development, design and validation of a generator and inverter system for a tracked vehicle transmission platform, Allison said Tuesday. Dana Pittard, […] More

  • Kevin Mandia: Coordination, Tech Among Keys to Cybersecurity Advancement - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Kevin Mandia: Coordination, Tech Among Keys to Cybersecurity Advancement

    Kevin Mandia, CEO of Mandiant, said that government-industry coordination at the national and international levels could advance security efforts in the cyber domain, Breaking Defense reported Tuesday. He told an audience at the company’s Cyber Defense Summit that security professionals should use advanced and adaptive technologies to prevent sophisticated attacks. Mandia also talked about his move […] More

  • Palantir Gets $60M NIH Contract to Continue Centralized Data Support for COVID-19 Research - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Palantir Gets $60M NIH Contract to Continue Centralized Data Support for COVID-19 Research

    Palantir Technologies was awarded a potential $59.5 million contract to continue providing the National Institutes of Health with a cloud-based data enclave intended for COVID-19 data centralization in support of a collaborative clinical research. As part of the National COVID Cohort Collaborative, NIH’s National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences contracted Palantir for its software that integrates […] More

  • Lockheed Inaugurates Hypersonic Tech Production Facility in Alabama - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Inaugurates Hypersonic Tech Production Facility in Alabama

    Lockheed Martin has opened a new facility in Courtland, Alabama, for the production and development of advanced hypersonic strike systems intended to mitigate near-peer threats and support U.S. military branches. The Hypersonic Missile Assembly Building 4 covers a 65,000-square-foot area and will serve as Lockheed’s base for hypersonic strike programs, the company said Monday. Sarah Hiza, […] More

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