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  • Hexagon US Federal Lands Spots on 2 NGA Program Support IDIQs; Michael Maples Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Hexagon US Federal Lands Spots on 2 NGA Program Support IDIQs; Michael Maples Comments

    A Hexagon subsidiary can vie for program support task orders from the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency through two indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contracts worth up to $1.17 billion. NGA selected Hexagon US Federal as one of multiple awardees for the agency’s JANUS Geography and JANUS Elevation contracts, the company said Thursday. Michael Maples, chairman of Hexagon US Federal’s board of directors and […] More

  • SpaceX Conducts 15th ISS Resupply Operation Under NASA Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    SpaceX Conducts 15th ISS Resupply Operation Under NASA Contract

    SpaceX launched Friday a spacecraft that contains equipment NASA intends to aid activities onboard the International Space Station, including research on artificial intelligence, cellular biology and Earth science. The Dragon spacecraft, propelled by the Falcon 9 rocket from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, is the 15th ISS cargo flight SpaceX has […] More

  • Alan Lytle: Northrop to Merge Minehunting Sensor With Autonomous Target Recognition System - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Alan Lytle: Northrop to Merge Minehunting Sensor With Autonomous Target Recognition System

    Northrop Grumman and SeeByte have partnered to incorporate data from a minehunting sensor into a technology platform that works to automatically recognize targets. The partnership seeks to integrate the SeeTrack autonomous target recognition system with the AQS-24B minehunter device that uses a side-scan sonar and a laser line scanner to navigate the ocean floor, Northrop said Thursday. Alan Lytle, […] More

  • CA Technologies Adds DLT as Software Distribution Partner in Government Market - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    CA Technologies Adds DLT as Software Distribution Partner in Government Market

    CA Technologies has selected DLT Solutions as a tier one partner and distributor of the software company’s products and services in the public sector. DLT said Thursday it will provide government clients access to big data, analytics, data science, cybersecurity, cloud, application life cycle, information technology consolidation and management, mobility and virtualization offerings through the partnership. Brian Strosser, president of DLT, […] More

  • Raytheon Awarded $93M IDIQ to Support Air Force Small Diameter Bomb II Integration - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon Awarded $93M IDIQ to Support Air Force Small Diameter Bomb II Integration

    Raytheon has secured a potential five-year, $93 million contract to help the U.S. Air Force integrate Small Diameter Bomb II weapons onto the service branch’s F/A-18E/F aircraft fleet. The company’s missiles systems business will also test, analyze, sustain and support SDB IIs as part of developmental and operational testing efforts, the Defense Department said Thursday. Work will take place in […] More

  • Ginkgo Bioworks to Support Federal Biosecurity Via Spot on $8B DoD Contract; Partners With Northrop Grumman - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Ginkgo Bioworks to Support Federal Biosecurity Via Spot on $8B DoD Contract; Partners With Northrop Grumman

    Ginkgo Bioworks has secured a position on a potential 10-year Defense Department omnibus contract worth up to $8.3 billion for chemical and biosecurity projects. The company said Wednesday it will develop and deploy biosecurity tools as the only synthetic biology firm on the Joint Enterprise Research, Development, Acquisition and Production/Procurement indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. Gingko’s biosecurity tools […] More

  • Tony Frazier: Radiant Solutions to Support NGA GEOINT Modernization Efforts - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Tony Frazier: Radiant Solutions to Support NGA GEOINT Modernization Efforts

    Radiant Solutions will lead a team composed of at least 25 companies and universities in a bid to help the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency manage multisource topographic and human geography data. The Maxar Technologies business holds a spot on a potential 10-year, $920 million contract to offer content data management support for NGA’s Janus Geography initiative, the company said Thursday. “We are incredibly […] More

  • Oshkosh to Support U.S. Army Unmanned Resupply Vehicle Program; Pat Williams Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Oshkosh to Support U.S. Army Unmanned Resupply Vehicle Program; Pat Williams Comments

    Oshkosh‘s defense business has received a $49 million contract for the installation of an autonomous technology for the U.S. Army‘s existing resupply and distribution vehicle. The company said Wednesday the contract from the Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center will support the Palletized Load System vehicle for the service branch’s Expedient Leader Follower program. […] More

  • DoD OKs Production of Lockheed Air-to-Ground Missile System With Milestone C Decision - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DoD OKs Production of Lockheed Air-to-Ground Missile System With Milestone C Decision

    Lockheed Martin is set to commence low-rate initial production of the Joint Air-to-Ground Missile after the Defense Department issued a milestone C decision on the system. DoD’s defense acquisition board announced through a memorandum the LRIP approval for the JAGM program after months of flight tests that evaluated the missile technology against performance envelope and […] More

  • Matthew Ritchie Joins Aerospace & Defense Investment Firm Acorn - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Matthew Ritchie Joins Aerospace & Defense Investment Firm Acorn

    Matthew Ritchie, a former senior manager at Northrop Grumman‘s technology services sector, has been named managing director of mergers and acquisitions at Acorn Growth Companies. He is based in the investment firm’s Washington, D.C. office and has more than 10 years of aerospace, defense and government services industry experience, Acorn said Wednesday. Robert Hinaman, a senior partner at Acorn, […] More

  • Georgia's $100M Cyber Center to Open July 10 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Georgia’s $100M Cyber Center to Open July 10

    The state of Georgia is scheduled to open on July 10 the first of two buildings within a $100 million cyber facility at Augusta University’s Riverfront Campus. Georgia Cyber Center is built to facilitate collaboration among industry, academia, the U.S. Army, law enforcement and federal and state governments on cybersecurity research and workforce development efforts, the […] More

  • Telos to Update U.S. Army's Pacific Telecommunications Facilities; Ed Williams Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Telos to Update U.S. Army’s Pacific Telecommunications Facilities; Ed Williams Comments

    Telos has secured a potential five-year, $45 million delivery order for the update of the telecommunications systems across the U.S. Army‘s theater of operations in the Pacific region. The company said Tuesday it will provide development, engineering, installation, security, evaluation and training services to support the U.S. Army Pacific’s voice over internet protocol requirement. “Maintaining reliable […] More

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