Search Results for: Mercury Systems

NAVAIR Eyes Pratt & Whitney for E-6B Power Tech Upgrade Support Contract

The Naval Air Systems Command plans to award United Technologies Corp.‘s Pratt & Whitney subsidiary a sole-source contract to help install updated auxiliary power units into the U.S. Navy‘s E-6B Mercury planes. Work will cover APU installation, sustainment and engineering support for 16 E-6B aircraft units and training systems, the Navy said in a FedBizOpps notice posted …

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SSL Taps Northrop to Provide Navigation Tech for Satellite Constellation

Maxar Technologies‘ SSL subsidiary has selected Northrop Grumman to provide a navigation system for integration into a satellite constellation. Northrop said Thursday it will supply the Scalable Space Inertial Reference Unit designed to support a space vehicle’s attitude control and sensor pointing/stabilization functions through the contract with SSL. Scalable SIRU is built for …

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Executive Spotlight: Interview with Aili Kujawa, Director of Talent Services for Johns Hopkins APL

“Innovation is who we are and why we were established.” Please tell our readers about your role for Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory. Aili Kujawa: The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics lab performs research and development on behalf of the Department of Defense, NASA and other federal agencies within …

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General Dynamics Orders Comtech Universal Satellite Modem for Canada WGS Access

General Dynamics’ mission systems business in Canada has placed a $1.2 million order for a Comtech Telecommunications-built universal satellite modem to support Canada’s armed forces. Comtech said Thursday its Comtech EF Data Corp. subsidiary will manufacture DMD2050E WGS-certified universal satellite modems for Canada’s Mercury Global project to connect soldiers with wideband military satellite communications. Three anchor sites located in …

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Northrop to Install SATCOM System in NAVAIR Command Post

Northrop Grumman has won an $18.5 million contract to equip a Naval Air Systems Command airborne command post with a satellite communications system, Military & Aerospace Electronics reported Thursday. John Keller writes the Boeing-built E-6B Mercury aircraft will be outfitted with a multirole tactical common data link Ku line-of-sight and Ka satcoms, as …

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Profile: Terry Ryan, VT Group CEO

Terry Ryan serves as CEO of Arlington, Va-based defense contractor VT Group and officially joined the company on Feb. 4. Before joining VT, he served as president and chief operating officer of ManTech International‘s emerging markets group. He joined ManTech from Mercury Federal Systems, where he served as president and …

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ManTech, SAIC Vet Terry Ryan Joining VT Group

Terry Ryan, president and chief operating officer of ManTech International’s emerging markets group, is joining VT Group in an unconfirmed capacity, Washington Technology reports. Nick Wakeman writes Ryan’s new position with VT Group was not confirmed. Before joining ManTech, Ryan served as president and chairman at Mercury Federal Systems and …

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IBM Celebrates 50 Years of Human Space Flight

Yesterday marked the 50th anniversary of the first U.S. manned spaceflight. When Alan Shepard roared into orbit aboard Freedom 7, he did so with IBM sitting beside him. “Alan Shepard was the bravest of the brave and his flight ushered in America’s space age,” said professor Arthur Cohen, an IBM …

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Aerospace Pioneer Simon Ramo Awarded Goddard Memorial Trophy

An engineering pioneer, who enabled the nation to become a world leader in space technology and its applications, has been chosen to receive the Dr. Robert H. Goddard Memorial Trophy, the National Space Club’s most prestigious award. Simon Ramo co-founded TRW, which was acquired by Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) …

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ManTech Announces New Senior Management Structure

ManTech International Corporation today announced a new senior management structure under which the presidents of the company’s three operating groups will also serve as chief operating officers for their respective organizations, reporting to the company’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer George J. Pedersen. The three group president/chief operating officers are …

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Where are the Executives Vacationing This Summer?

With the mercury rising in the nation’s capital and its surrounding areas getting hotter by the day, planning for a summer getaway might be the best idea ever. Not sure where to go? No worries: Here are some recommendations from seven local executives who picked their favorite summer vacation spots, …

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What’s the Skinny About Fatty Acids?

Most people are generally aware of what’s “good for them” – whole foods, fresh fruits and vegetables, more fish, and exercise.  However, many of us don’t understand the science behind these choices – which can make the difference between a good diet, and a great diet – a diet that …

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