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  • DLA Seeks Info on Financial Mgmt Program Hosting Systems - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DLA Seeks Info on Financial Mgmt Program Hosting Systems

    The Defense Logistics Agency has posted a request for information on commercial hosting platforms that can support an enterprise resource planning program designed to facilitate financial management functions across the Defense Department. DLA said Friday in a FedBizOpps notice that it will consider cloud-based hosting solutions that could aid the migration of the Defense Agencies Initiative ERP system […] More

  • DARPA Seeks Participants for Autonomy Tech Development 'Sprint' - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DARPA Seeks Participants for Autonomy Tech Development ‘Sprint’

    The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has begun to solicit proposals for the second set of technology development activities, called “swarm sprints,” as part of an effort to build platforms for drone swarm operations. DARPA said Friday the second sprint of the OFFensive Swarm-Enabled Tactics program will focus on the development of autonomy systems. OFFSET seeks to […] More

  • Cubic Lands Spot on Potential $496M USAF Comms R&D Contract; Mike Twyman Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Cubic Lands Spot on Potential $496M USAF Comms R&D Contract; Mike Twyman Comments

    A Cubic Corp. business unit has secured a position under a potential 10-year, $496 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to research and develop communication technologies. Cubic Mission Solutions will perform research, development, test and evaluation activities to deliver new technologies for existing and future communication architectures, Cubic said Thursday. CMS President Mike Twyman said the company will […] More

  • DataRobot, In-Q-Tel Partner to Provide Machine Learning Support for Government Agencies - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DataRobot, In-Q-Tel Partner to Provide Machine Learning Support for Government Agencies

    DataRobot and In-Q-Tel have entered a strategic partnership to deliver the former’s machine learning tools to the latter’s government partners. IQT invested in DataRobot to give U.S. government agencies access to the company’s automated machine learning platform, which is designed to use existing data to predict actions, DataRobot said Mar. 26. Erin Hawley, public sector vice president […] More

  • Orbital ATK to Expand Bushmaster Production Facility in Arizona - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Orbital ATK to Expand Bushmaster Production Facility in Arizona

    Orbital ATK will expand its production facility in Mesa, Ariz., in an effort to meet the demand for the company’s Bushmaster family of medium-caliber cannons. The expansion project will add 36,000 square feet of space to Orbital ATK’s Mesa operations and will combine warehouse and manufacturing operations into one location, the aerospace and defense contractor […] More

  • Report: NASA Could Buy Additional Power & Propulsion Module for Lunar Outpost - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Report: NASA Could Buy Additional Power & Propulsion Module for Lunar Outpost

    NASA will consider the procurement of more than one power and propulsion module for a lunar outpost that will support future deep space missions, Space News reported Friday. Bill Gerstenmaier, NASA associate administrator for human exploration and operations, said the agency might award more than one contact for the development and in-space testing of the Power and […] More

  • CBP Wants Info on Potential Sources of Financial System Support Services - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    CBP Wants Info on Potential Sources of Financial System Support Services

    The U.S. Customs and Border Protection seeks information on vendors that can provide financial system support services. CBP said Tuesday in a FedBizOpps notice that it plans to award a blanket purchase agreement with a one-year base ordering period and four option years for financial systems business process and business intelligence services. The BPA will cover operations […] More

  • P&S Market Research: North America's Government Cloud Revenue to Hit $15B by 2023 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    P&S Market Research: North America’s Government Cloud Revenue to Hit $15B by 2023

    A new report by P&S Market Research says the government cloud market in North America is estimated to generate more than $15 billion in revenue by 2023. Increased demand and investments in cloud-based systems from government agencies will drive the projected revenue growth in the region, P&S Market Research said Monday. Key players in the government cloud market […] More

  • L3, Microsoft Enter Azure Cloud Computing Agreement; Christopher Kubasik Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    L3, Microsoft Enter Azure Cloud Computing Agreement; Christopher Kubasik Comments

    L3 Technologies and Microsoft have signed a five-year strategic collaboration agreement that lets L3 use the Azure Government cloud platform to optimize its information technology processes worldwide. L3 said Tuesday it will implement the technology in an effort to address the defense company’s computing, storage power, compliance and security requirements. Microsoft designed its cloud system for U.S. government customers […] More

  • Speedcast Joins Group of Iridium Certus Broadband Service Providers - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Speedcast Joins Group of Iridium Certus Broadband Service Providers

    Iridium Communications and Speedcast have entered an agreement that authorizes the latter to offer Iridium’s Certus satellite broadband service for land-based mobile operations. Certus is designed to deliver real-time vehicle tracking, internet, phone and data transfer support for on-the-move vehicles, assets and teams, Iridium said Tuesday. The satellite communications company unveiled the first batch of six Certus service providers in February […] More

  • Switzerland Outlines Requirements for New Combat Aircraft, Ground-Based Air Defense System - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Switzerland Outlines Requirements for New Combat Aircraft, Ground-Based Air Defense System

    Switzerland has unveiled a list of specifications for the country’s future combat aircraft and ground-based air defense system. The Swiss defense department said Friday its NKF combat aircraft should be able to protect the Swiss airspace and perform routine air policing missions continuously. The country is looking for an aircraft that can respond within minutes to […] More

  • AeroVironment Unveils Updated Puma Small UAS - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    AeroVironment Unveils Updated Puma Small UAS

    AeroVironment has begun to offer the newest version of its Puma small unmanned aircraft system designed to operate in rugged environments. The company said Monday the Puma 3 UAS features an updated airframe that will support the use of the i45 electro-optical/infrared systems sensor suite with signals intelligence payloads. David Sharpin, vice president of AeroVironment’s […] More

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