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  • PAE ISR to Install UTC Payload Tech on “˜Resolute Eagle' UAS; Beth Beach Quoted - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    PAE ISR to Install UTC Payload Tech on “˜Resolute Eagle' UAS; Beth Beach Quoted

    PAE ISR has chosen United Technologies Corp.‘s aerospace systems business to build an optical and laser designation technology for the Resolute Eagle unmanned aerial system. UTC Aerospace Systems will equip the aircraft with an TASE400 LD payload intended to help operators recognize objects, transmit data and process videos on board, PAE ISR said Monday. The laser designator is designed to comply […] More

  • Honeywell, Army Test Helmet-Mounted Vision System in Bradley Fighting Vehicle - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Honeywell, Army Test Helmet-Mounted Vision System in Bradley Fighting Vehicle

    The U.S. Army has partnered with Honeywell to test a prototype virtual window technology on board the service’s Bradley fighting vehicle platform. Honeywell developed the vision system that integrates augmented and virtual reality functions with a helmet-mounted display as part of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency‘s Ground X-Vehicle Technologies program, the company said Monday. The system, dubbed the GXV-T Crew Station Augmentation Concept, […] More

  • Raytheon-Saab Team to Demo Guided Munition Tech Under Army Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon-Saab Team to Demo Guided Munition Tech Under Army Contract

    The team of Raytheon and Saab has secured a contract from the U.S. Army to demonstrate a new guided munition technology for the man-portable, shoulder-launched Carl-Gustaf weapon system. Both companies plan to conduct firing tests of the guided munition in 2020 as part of efforts to address U.S. Special Operations Command’s requirement for an updated multirole weapon, Raytheon said Friday. The partnership intends […] More

  • Willard Williams Appointed 9th Way Solutions COO - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Willard Williams Appointed 9th Way Solutions COO

    Willard Williams, a 26-year federal information technology market veteran, has joined 9th Way Solutions as chief operating officer of the Fairfax, Va.-based company. The company said Friday Williams will oversee operations in the enterprise and health IT services, systems and program management, and cyber and information security areas. He previously led enterprise IT projects for AECOM, ManTech, […] More

  • L3 Expands Flight Training Facility; Christopher Kubasik Quoted - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    L3 Expands Flight Training Facility; Christopher Kubasik Quoted

    L3 Technologies has doubled the size of its facility in Texas that offers military and commercial pilot training for fixed-wing aircraft, helicopter and unmanned platforms. The company said Saturday it added 40K square feet of space at the Arlington Training Center to include an additional six full-flight simulators, classrooms equipped with virtual and augmented reality […] More

  • DOT Invites Public Comment on Motor Vehicle Automation Guide - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DOT Invites Public Comment on Motor Vehicle Automation Guide

    The Transportation Department is requesting public input on a guidance document for the development, assessment and production of driverless vehicles. DOT said Thursday its new guide, titled “Automated Vehicles 3.0: Preparing for the Future of Transportation,” suggests a multimodal approach to automate motor vehicles and integrate the platforms on roadways. The approach is based on principles […] More

  • GE Aviation Opens DC Accelerator Hub to Support Gov't Digital Transformation Efforts - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    GE Aviation Opens DC Accelerator Hub to Support Gov’t Digital Transformation Efforts

    General Electric‘s aviation business has opened a collaboration space in Washington, D.C., to help federal civilian and defense customers transform operations with digital products and services. GE Aviation established the Accelerator for data scientists, software developers and domain experts to work with government clients to condense multiple data points generated by the defense sector each year […] More

  • SAIC to Support USDA IT Modernization Centers of Excellence; Bob Genter Quoted - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    SAIC to Support USDA IT Modernization Centers of Excellence; Bob Genter Quoted

    Science Applications International Corp. has received three contracts to provide information technology modernization services to the Agriculture Department through centers of excellence led by the General Services Administration. SAIC said Thursday it will help USDA build a data analytics system, manage organizational change and train more than 100K employees under a single-award task order. GSA awarded the […] More

  • NCI Gets Army IT Infrastructure Upgrade Contract; Paul Dillahay Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NCI Gets Army IT Infrastructure Upgrade Contract; Paul Dillahay Comments

    NCI Information Systems has received a $22M contract to modernize information technology infrastructure at the U.S. Army‘s Home Station Mission Command Centers located at nine domestic and international sites. The service’s program executive office for enterprise information systems awarded the contract that has three base years along with eight optional tasks, NCI said Thursday. HSMCCs support mission command operations […] More

  • SES Unveils Satellite-Based Connectivity Service for IBM Cloud Platform - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    SES Unveils Satellite-Based Connectivity Service for IBM Cloud Platform

    SES Networks has partnered with IBM to help customers connect to a cloud computing platform from anywhere via a non-geostationary satellite network. Luxembourg-based SES said Thursday it will use the O3b Medium Earth Orbit system to offer fiber-like connectivity services on IBM Cloud to the government, maritime, aerospace and energy sectors. The partnership seeks to help clients deploy cloud-based tools and applications […] More

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