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  • AT&T Introduces FirstNet Visual Brand Representing the Organization“™s Public Safety Dedication - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    AT&T Introduces FirstNet Visual Brand Representing the Organization“™s Public Safety Dedication

    AT&T has unveiled a new visual brand for the products and services of the First Responder Network Authority which was created to represent the latter organization’s commitment to supporting public safety. Chris Sambar, senior vice president at AT&T, said in a blog post published Monday the new logo features three horizontal lines that represent FirstNet’s […] More

  • Curtiss-Wright Introduces Program to Help Foster Implementation of Army C4ISR, EW Open Standards - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Curtiss-Wright Introduces Program to Help Foster Implementation of Army C4ISR, EW Open Standards

    Curtiss-Wright‘s defense solutions business has launched a new program which will support a newly established suite of open architecture industry and U.S. Army standards for C4ISR and electronic warfare. The company said Monday it will create reference implementations to help the Army Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center promote the C4ISR/EW Modular Open Suite of Standards for […] More

  • Carahsoft to Distribute Dell Tech Products to Federal Govt Through GSA Schedule - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Carahsoft to Distribute Dell Tech Products to Federal Govt Through GSA Schedule

    Dell Technologies has selected Carahsoft to serve as a federal distributor of the former’s entire technology product line via the General Services Administration Schedule contract vehicle. Carahsoft said Monday it will sell, market and distribute Dell-built client, networking, security, servers and storage platforms to its ecosystem of partners as part of the partnership agreement. Tracy Pavillard, […] More

  • General Atomics Demos Automatic Takeoff, Landing Capacity for MQ-9B RPA - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    General Atomics Demos Automatic Takeoff, Landing Capacity for MQ-9B RPA

    General Atomics‘ aeronautical systems unit showcased an automatic takeoff and landing capability for the MQ-9B SkyGuardian/SeaGuardian remotely piloted aircraft via a satellite communications datalink. The company said Monday operators of an MQ-9B SkyGuardian controlled the aircraft outside General Atomics’ Gray Butte Flight Operations Center in Palmdale, California while the platform flew out of the Laguna […] More

  • Salesforce, IBM to Merge Cloud, AI Offerings as Part of Partnership Expansion - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Salesforce, IBM to Merge Cloud, AI Offerings as Part of Partnership Expansion

    Salesforce and IBM will combine their cloud and artificial intelligence offerings and expand their strategic partnership to help companies connect and boost collaboration with client organizations. IBM said Friday the companies will merge the IBM Cloud and Watson services with Salesforce Quip and Salesforce Service Cloud Einstein to create new IBM WatsonQuip Live applications designed to […] More

  • Report: Bahrain to Acquire Lockheed Martin F-16 Fighter Aircraft - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Report: Bahrain to Acquire Lockheed Martin F-16 Fighter Aircraft

    Bahrain has inked agreement to acquire Lockheed Martin-built F-16 units which will continue the fighter aircraft’s production line, Defense News reported Saturday. The report noted the agreement will maintain the production line of the Falcon aircraft and make Bahrain the first nation in the Gulf region to operate the F-16 Block 70 aircraft. F-16 Block 70 […] More

  • Coast Guard Wants Small UAS Tech for ISR Missions Aboard Natl Security Cutters - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Coast Guard Wants Small UAS Tech for ISR Missions Aboard Natl Security Cutters

    The U.S. Coast Guard plans to issue a request for proposals on small unmanned aerial systems to support intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions onboard  national security cutters, Defense News reported Saturday. Lt. Emma Lutton, a spokeswoman for the Coast Guard, told Defense News the service branch aims to release the RFP notice for a potential […] More

  • ITAPS' Trey Hodgkins: Workforce, Budget Challenges Delay Federal Cybersecurity Program - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ITAPS’ Trey Hodgkins: Workforce, Budget Challenges Delay Federal Cybersecurity Program

    Some industry representatives have said that lack of funds and human resources has delayed the implementation of a four-phase $6 billion cybersecurity program meant to help secure federal networks, FCW reported Thursday. Trey Hodgkins, senior vice president of the Information Technology Alliance for Public Sector, told House lawmakers during a Wednesday hearing the current budget […] More

  • Booz Allen Receives AWS Security Competency Designation; Mickie Bolduc Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Booz Allen Receives AWS Security Competency Designation; Mickie Bolduc Comments

    Amazon Web Services has granted an AWS Partner Network Security Competency designation to Booz Allen Hamilton in recognition of the latter’s efforts to develop cloud-based products that work to help clients manage various information technology functions. Booz Allen said Thursday the APN Security Competency status also represents the company’s capacity to offer specialized software platforms for customers to […] More

  • BAE Pitches Microwave Weapon System for Navy Vessels - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    BAE Pitches Microwave Weapon System for Navy Vessels

    BAE Systems looks to integrate its microwave close-in weapon system onboard U.S. Navy platforms to provide additional naval capacities against threats such as aircraft, boats, drones and missiles, The Drive reported Thursday. The company’s microwave weapon is equipped with an array of planar emitters and uses the Mk38 defense platform currently mounted on vessels around the […] More

  • Red Balloon Security Creates Firmware Defense Tech Under DHS Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Red Balloon Security Creates Firmware Defense Tech Under DHS Contract

    Red Balloon Security has developed a special firmware defense technology designed to boost the resiliency of building controllers and automation systems against potential cyberattacks as part of a contract with the Department of Homeland Security‘s Science and Technology Directorate. The company said Wednesday it worked with the Plum Island Animal Disease Center to develop the […] More

  • Google to Commission Submarine Cables, Open Regions as Part of Infrastructure Expansion - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Google to Commission Submarine Cables, Open Regions as Part of Infrastructure Expansion

    Google will add three new submarine cables and open five new regions as part of its global infrastructure expansion efforts and commitment to serve cloud clients. Ben Treynor Sloss, vice president of engineering at Google, said in a release published Tuesday the company will open regions in the Netherlands and Montreal within the first quarter of 2018 with […] More

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