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  • DHS Used Lockheed's Cyber Platform to Analyze Russia-Backed Critical Infrastructure Attacks - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DHS Used Lockheed’s Cyber Platform to Analyze Russia-Backed Critical Infrastructure Attacks

    The Department of Homeland Security used a Lockheed Martin-built cybersecurity framework to evaluate cyber attacks that state-sponsored Russian hackers carried out against U.S. critical infrastructure sectors. Lockheed’s Cyber Kill Chain framework provided information on the attackers’ activities, including reconnaissance, weaponization, delivery, exploitation, installation, command and control and actions on objectives, DHS’ U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team said March 15 in […] More

  • Report: Air Force to Buy 22 Lightly Armed Cessna Caravan Aircraft - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Report: Air Force to Buy 22 Lightly Armed Cessna Caravan Aircraft

    The U.S. Air Force plans to procure 22 lightly armed variants of the Cessna Caravan aircraft to deliver to allied governments for use in surveillance missions, FlightGlobal reported Monday. A notice posted Friday on FedBizOpps states that the Air Force wants potential vendors to supply AC-208 planes that are equipped with various weapons and sensors. Interested companies […] More

  • Amazon Obtains USPTO Patent for Delivery Drone - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Amazon Obtains USPTO Patent for Delivery Drone

    Amazon.com has secured a patent from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for an unmanned aerial vehicle that is designed to react to human gestures, The Washington Post reported Thursday. The patent supports Amazon’s plans to develop a fleet of UAVs that will work to deliver packages to customers within 30 minutes. The UAV will use various […] More

  • BAE-Led Team to Update UK's Type 45 Ships Under $228M Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    BAE-Led Team to Update UK’s Type 45 Ships Under $228M Contract

    A team led by BAE Systems has secured a $227.5 million contract from the British defense ministry to update the power and propulsion systems of the U.K. navy’s fleet of Type 45 destroyers. The defense ministry said Wednesday the Power Improvement Project will replace two generators of all six Type 45 ships with three larger units that will […] More

  • Orbital ATK to Build New Campus in Arizona for Launch Vehicle Operations - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Orbital ATK to Build New Campus in Arizona for Launch Vehicle Operations

    Orbital ATK will establish a new 47-acre campus in Chandler, Arizona to accommodate the expansion of the company’s launch vehicle operations. The new campus will include 617,000 square feet of space for two buildings as well as 261,000 square feet for manufacturing, Orbital ATK said Friday. Rich Straka, vice president and general manager of Orbital ATK’s launch vehicles division, […] More

  • Raytheon Uses AWS Government Cloud to Meet Security Requirements - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon Uses AWS Government Cloud to Meet Security Requirements

    Raytheon is using Amazon Web Services‘ government cloud platform to meet the security needs of the former’s national defense customers. AWS said Thursday Raytheon has worked to speed up tests of information technology systems through the AWS GovCloud (US) offering. GovCloud (US) is compliant with the Defense Department‘s cloud security information impact levels 2, 4 and 5. Steve […] More

  • BullFrog Licenses Johns Hopkins APL-Built Data Analysis Tool Via DHS Program - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    BullFrog Licenses Johns Hopkins APL-Built Data Analysis Tool Via DHS Program

    Artificial intelligence company BullFrog AI has licensed a data analysis tool developed by Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory through the Department of Homeland Security‘s Transition to Practice Program. The licensing agreement grants BullFrog exclusive rights to use the Socrates data analysis platform for biopharmaceutical applications, DHS said Thursday. Socrates is built to determine patterns and relationships in large-scale and complex data sets […] More

  • Startup Firm Relativity Enters Agreement to Use NASA Stennis Test Stand - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Startup Firm Relativity Enters Agreement to Use NASA Stennis Test Stand

    NASA‘s Stennis Space Center and launch vehicle provider Relativity have entered an agreement that authorizes the startup to use one of Stennis’ test stands exclusively, Space News reported Wednesday. The Commercial Space Launch Act agreement grants the exclusive use of the E-4 Test Complex to Relativity for 20 years. The complex features four cells for engine […] More

  • Tiag Obtains CMMI Level 3 Rating, ISO 9001:2015 Certification - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Tiag Obtains CMMI Level 3 Rating, ISO 9001:2015 Certification

    The Informatics Applications Group has obtained separate certifications for services and quality management systems from the CMMI Institute and the International Organization for Standardization. Tiag said Wednesday it received a Capability Maturity Model Integration Level 3 rating for services, validating that the company performs at a “defined” level based on its standards, procedures, processes, tools and methods. […] More

  • Report: Army Expects Oshkosh to Deliver New Medium Tactical Vehicles by 2021 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Report: Army Expects Oshkosh to Deliver New Medium Tactical Vehicles by 2021

    The U.S. Army expects its future Oshkosh-built medium tactical vehicles to complete development by the second quarter of 2021, National Defense reported Wednesday. Alvin Bing, product director of the Army’s medium tactical vehicles program, told the publication that Oshkosh will initially produce 41 copies of the Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles A2 variant and four trailers […] More

  • Dynetics-Led Team Passes Preliminary Design Review of SLS Rocket Universal Stage Adapter - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Dynetics-Led Team Passes Preliminary Design Review of SLS Rocket Universal Stage Adapter

    Dynetics and its industry partners have cleared a preliminary design review of a Universal Stage Adapter that will work to support cargo transportation aboard NASA‘s Space Launch System rocket. The USA will be used to carry cargo during the first crewed flight of SLS and the Orion spacecraft, dubbed Exploration Mission-2, which is scheduled for launch by […] More

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