Nichols Martin

Northrop Receives Initial Air Force Order for Updated Targeting Pods

LITENING targeting

Northrop Grumman has received an initial order from the U.S. Air Force to supply targeting pods that are equipped with a digital video technology and designed to help aircrews locate targets at a long range. The company said Tuesday it will provide updated LITENING sensors that process full-color videos with a more than 1K-by-1K resolution to help military users understand a combat environment.

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Kongsberg Subsidiary to Help Develop Contingency Mgmt Platform for FAA Drone Test Site

Kongsberg Geospatial

Kongsberg subsidiary will participate in a CAL Analytics-led industry team that secured a $1.6M contract from the Federal Aviation Administration to build and demonstrate a contingency management platform at a Rome, N.Y, test site for unmanned aircraft systems. Kongsberg said Monday its geospatial business will support the CMP development project at Griffiss International Airport in collaboration with four other companies, Oneida County and the Northeast UAS Airspace Integration Research organization.

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HDR Wins $75M Navy Contract for Marine Species Monitoring Services

HDR

HDR Environmental, Operations and Construction has won a potential five-year, $75M contract to help Naval Facilities Engineering Command monitor marine resources within NAVFAC's Atlantic and Pacific areas of operation. The company will support environmental compliance and reporting efforts under the U.S. Navy Integrated Comprehensive Monitoring Program, the Department of Defense said Monday.

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Carahsoft to Serve as Gov’t Aggregator for Anchore Container Security Product; Natalie Gregory Quoted

Natalie Gregory

Carahsoft Technology has agreed to become the master government aggregator of a technology Anchore designed to help customers inspect the security of container image. The partnership will offer the security inspection platform through NASA's Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement V vehicle and the state of Maryland's commercial off-the-shelf software acquisition contract.

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Blue Origin Delivers First BE-4 Engine for New ULA Rocket

Blue Origin, an aerospace company founded by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, has shipped a development engine technology to a Decatur, Ala., facility where United Launch Alliance is building the Vulcan Centaur rocket, SpaceNews reported Wednesday. ULA intends to use a pair of BE-4 engines to power the rocket that the Boeing and Lockheed Martin joint venture will test-fly in early 2021.

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