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  • GSA Seeks to Enhance Supply Chain Via New Process - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    GSA Seeks to Enhance Supply Chain Via New Process

    The General Services Administration will start piloting in the next few weeks a new process to protect its supply chain from counterfeit or fraudulent products. GSA said Wednesday it will use the Robomod process and data from the Verified Products Portal to identify unauthorized products on Multiple Award Schedule contracts and GSA Advantage!  The agency […] More

  • Experts Share Views on Fed's Central Bank Digital Currency Discussion Paper - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Experts Share Views on Fed’s Central Bank Digital Currency Discussion Paper

    Salman Banaei, head of public policy in North America for crypto data firm Chainalysis, and other experts shared their thoughts on a Federal Reserve discussion paper that explored the potential benefits, risks and policy considerations for a U.S. central bank digital currency, NextAdvisor reported Sunday. Banaei said he was surprised by how the Fed took […] More

  • Northrop, Raytheon Demo Swarming Tech Under DARPA's OFFSET Program - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop, Raytheon Demo Swarming Tech Under DARPA’s OFFSET Program

    Northrop Grumman and Raytheon Technologies demonstrated their systems that can enable a single user to control a swarm of more than 100 drones in an urban setting as part of an experiment held in November at Fort Campbell in Kentucky, C4ISRNET reported Friday. The companies participated in the experiment under two contracts the Defense Advanced […] More

  • Qlik's Andrew Churchill on 4 Federal Data Trends to Watch in 2022 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Qlik’s Andrew Churchill on 4 Federal Data Trends to Watch in 2022

    Andrew Churchill, vice president of federal sales at software company Qlik, said there are four trends that could shape the collection and analysis of federal data in 2022 and one of those is the reduced dependence on data dashboards as the continued development of DevSecOps principles and cloud platforms transforms the way analytics are delivered […] More

  • Iridium Supports Monuments Officers' Honduras Mission With PTT Devices; Matt Desch Quoted - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Iridium Supports Monuments Officers’ Honduras Mission With PTT Devices; Matt Desch Quoted

    Iridium Communications has supported the U.S. Army Reserve’s Monuments Officers program in its effort to identify, protect and preserve cultural heritage sites in Honduras by providing satellite connectivity and push-to-talk technology. A team of Monument Officer archaeologists deployed in Honduras used Iridium PTT handsets to communicate with the Virginia Museum of Natural History‘s Cultural Heritage […] More

  • Eclipse, ST Engineering iDirect, Smiths Interconnect Announce ISR Satcom Collaboration - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Eclipse, ST Engineering iDirect, Smiths Interconnect Announce ISR Satcom Collaboration

    Eclipse Global Connectivity, ST Engineering iDirect and Smiths Interconnect have collaborated to provide government and military aircraft with satellite communications capability to support airborne intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions. The Ka-band satcom capability combines iDirect’s Evolution Defense platform and 9800 AE+ airborne modem with Smiths Interconnect’s KaStream 5000 MK II parabolic antenna and can support […] More

  • Satellite Imagery Provider Satellogic to Get $150M Investment From Liberty Strategic Capital - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Satellite Imagery Provider Satellogic to Get $150M Investment From Liberty Strategic Capital

    Liberty Strategic Capital, a private equity firm founded by former Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, is investing $150 million in Satellogic as the satellite imagery company prepares to go public through its merger with CF Acquisition Corp. V, a special purpose acquisition company backed by financial services firm Cantor Fitzgerald. Liberty’s investment, which is set to […] More

  • Lockheed Invests in Hybrid-Electric Aircraft Developer Electra - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Invests in Hybrid-Electric Aircraft Developer Electra

    Lockheed Martin’s venture capital arm has made an investment in Electra.aero through a Series A funding round to enable the latter to perform flight testing of its hybrid-electric ultra-short takeoff and landing demonstrator aircraft in 2022. “Electra’s technical approach to sustainable aviation is differentiated, and we are excited to see this concept mature,” Chris Moran, […] More

  • Paragon to Complete Life Support System Development for Lunar Crew Module Via $100M Northrop Deal - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Paragon to Complete Life Support System Development for Lunar Crew Module Via $100M Northrop Deal

    Paragon Space Development will continue to build the life support system for the Habitation and Logistics Outpost – the first crew module of NASA’s Lunar Gateway space station – under a newly finalized contract worth more than $100 million with Northrop Grumman. The HALO Environment Control and Life Support System will help maintain air temperature […] More

  • AT&T, Weminuche Among Top Bidders in FCC’s 5G Spectrum Auction - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    AT&T, Weminuche Among Top Bidders in FCC’s 5G Spectrum Auction

    AT&T, Weminuche, T-Mobile License, Three Forty-Five Spectrum and U.S. Cellular emerged as the top five bidders in the Federal Communications Commission’s auction of spectrum licenses for 5G wireless services in the 3.45 gigahertz band. FCC said Friday the 5G spectrum auction generated $22.5 billion in gross proceeds and that over 33 percent of the top […] More

  • Deloitte Offers 7 Strategies for Government to Enhance Contact Center Experience - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Deloitte Offers 7 Strategies for Government to Enhance Contact Center Experience

    A new Deloitte report recommends seven strategies the government should consider to enhance the contact center experience and one of those is seeing government contact centers as experience hubs, not cost centers. Contact center managers should pursue the delivery of great service by resolving a customer’s issues through a single interaction with the aid of […] More

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