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  • IBM, Maersk Aim to Develop Blockchain-Based Global Trade Digitization Platform Through JV - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    IBM, Maersk Aim to Develop Blockchain-Based Global Trade Digitization Platform Through JV

    IBM and Maersk have announced plans to create a joint venture that will aim to develop a blockchain technology-based platform to help digitize and secure global trade operations. The IBM-Maersk JV will be headquartered in New York and will offer a global trade digitization system based on open standards that can support the entire global shipping […] More

  • NASA Evaluates RS-25 Engine Flight Controller for Future SLS Rocket - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NASA Evaluates RS-25 Engine Flight Controller for Future SLS Rocket

    NASA has performed a certification test on a flight controller for a future Space Launch System deep space rocket as part of a series of tests on components built using advanced manufacturing approaches. The space agency said Wednesday the flight controller was integrated on the RS-25 developmental engine for a 365-second full-duration test held at the […] More

  • AWS Team Helps Air Mobility Command Simulate Cloud Transition Events - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    AWS Team Helps Air Mobility Command Simulate Cloud Transition Events

    The Air Mobility Command and Amazon Web Services have collaborated to simulate events of an organization’s transition to cloud infrastructure in a move to help AMC leaders prepare for non-technical issues that may arise during the initial years of cloud migration. The U.S. Air Force said Tuesday the experiential activity occurred Jan. 8 at Scott AF Base in Illinois […] More

  • DoD Taps Carahsoft to Supply ForeScout Software, Services Under Military BPA - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DoD Taps Carahsoft to Supply ForeScout Software, Services Under Military BPA

    The Defense Department has selected Carahsoft to supply ForeScout Technologies-built software and services as a facilitating partner via a military enterprise-wide blanket purchasing agreement. Carahsoft said Tuesday it will distribute ForeScout software including the ForeScout CounterAct agentless security system, ControlFabric Architecture, ForeScout training and ActiveCare support services, Enterprise Manager and Extended Modules for third-party orchestration to aid […] More

  • Lockheed's Energy Division Seeks Partners to Help Develop Flow Battery Offering - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed’s Energy Division Seeks Partners to Help Develop Flow Battery Offering

    Lockheed Martin‘s energy unit seeks development and manufacturing partners from the solar industry who can help develop the company’s flow battery technology, PV Tech reported Tuesday. John Battaglini, director of business development at Lockheed Martin Energy, said the company sees four primary applications for its future long-duration energy storage offering including wind, transmission and distribution, solar […] More

  • IARPA Eyes Automatic Activity Detection and Alerting Tech for Public Areas - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    IARPA Eyes Automatic Activity Detection and Alerting Tech for Public Areas

    The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity has introduced a research effort to create a system that can discover and identify public safety dangers outside government facilities and public transportation areas. The Office of the Director of National Intelligence said Friday the Deep Intermodal Video Activity platform aims to mitigate a gap between human visual perception […] More

  • Air Force to Launch Lockheed-Developed Multi-Mission Satellite Onboard ULA-Built Rocket - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Air Force to Launch Lockheed-Developed Multi-Mission Satellite Onboard ULA-Built Rocket

    The U.S. Air Force will launch a Lockheed Martin-built multi-mission satellite aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in California on Thursday, Jan. 18. ULA said in a report the Space Based Infrared System Geosynchronous Earth Orbit Flight-4 satellite was built to offer missile warning, missile defense, battlespace awareness and […] More

  • Aerojet Rocketdyne Equipment Supports NRO Natl Defense Payload Launch - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Aerojet Rocketdyne Equipment Supports NRO Natl Defense Payload Launch

    Aerojet Rocketdyne supplied equipment to support the deployment of a classified National Reconnaissance Office satellite which flew onboard a United Launch Alliance-built Delta IV rocket. The NROL-47 national defense mission satellite was launched with the help of an Aerojet Rocketdyne-developed RS-68A booster engine, RL10B-2 upper stage engine, 14 helium pressurization tanks and a dozen MR-106H 9 lbf […] More

  • NASA Seeks Proposals for Small Business Innovation Research and Tech Transfer Program - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NASA Seeks Proposals for Small Business Innovation Research and Tech Transfer Program

    NASA seeks new technologies from small businesses and research institutions that can be transitioned to support the space agency’s mission programs and other commercial applications. The space agency said Friday interested parties can submit responses for the Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Phase I solicitation through March 9. Phase I awards for […] More

  • Allegheny to Supply General Dynamics Titanium Plate Components for Military Vehicles - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Allegheny to Supply General Dynamics Titanium Plate Components for Military Vehicles

    Allegheny‘s technologies unit has inked two long-term pricing agreements with General Dynamics worth a combined $75 million to serve as a preferred supplier of titanium plate components to be used on U.S. and U.K. military vehicles. ATI said Thursday it will deliver components for the U.S. military’s Abrams main battle tank through 2019 and supply titanium plates for […] More

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