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Boeing’s Insitu Subsidiary to Produce 5th Batch of Blackjack UAVs for US Navy, Canada

Boeing's Insitu Subsidiary to Produce 5th Batch of Blackjack UAVs for US Navy, Canada - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Boeing subsidiary Insitu has received a $21.6 million contract modification to build and  two RQ-21A Blackjack unmanned aircraft systems for the U.S. Navy and Canada under a foreign military sales program. The modification covers low-rate initial production lot 5 Blackjack drones, ground control stations and launch and recovery equipment, the Defense Department said …

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Navy Tests AeroVironment Blackwing UAV’s Cross-Domain Data Relay Function

Navy Tests AeroVironment Blackwing UAV's Cross-Domain Data Relay Function - top government contractors - best government contracting event

The U.S. Navy has demonstrated the communication, control and command functions of a small AeroVironment-built unmanned aircraft vehicle at the service branch’s Annual Naval Technology Exercise. AeroVironment said Wednesday its Blackwing UAV worked to connect with a swarm of unmanned undersea vehicles and communicated with a manned submarine’s combat control system during the ANTX event. The drone used a …

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US Navy, Canada’s Defense Dept Ink Blackjack UAS Sale Agreement

US Navy, Canada's Defense Dept Ink Blackjack UAS Sale Agreement - top government contractors - best government contracting event

The U.S. Navy has signed an agreement with Canada’s defense department to establish the first-ever foreign military sales transaction for the RQ-21A Blackjack unmanned air system. The Navy and Marine Corps Small Tactical Unmanned Aircraft Systems Program Office plans to deliver one Blackjack UAS system to Canada’s army in 2017, the Navy said Monday. Marine …

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BlackBerry Crisis Comms Software Receives Army Authority to Operate, Certificate of Networthiness

BlackBerry Crisis Comms Software Receives Army Authority to Operate, Certificate of Networthiness - top government contractors - best government contracting event

The U.S. Army has awarded BlackBerry‘s AtHoc networked crisis communications software a certificate of networthiness and authority to operate through April 2019 to support uninterrupted use of the software by the service branch. BlackBerry said Wednesday the software works to relay information to soldiers and other personnel and coordinate rapid responses during emergencies …

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Sikorsky’s Colombia Facility to Support Black Hawk Operators in Mexico

Sikorsky's Colombia Facility to Support Black Hawk Operators in Mexico - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Lockheed Martin‘s Sikorsky subsidiary will provide maintenance, repair and pilot simulator training support to Mexico’s UH-60 Black Hawk operators through Sikorsky’s facility in Colombia. Lockheed said Thursday Black Hawk operators in Mexico can go to the helicopter flight simulator center at the Colombian Air Force Base in Melgar to utilize its five-axis flight simulator as well as …

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Horace Blackman: Lockheed to Support VA Health Benefits Enrollment System Modernization

Horace Blackman: Lockheed to Support VA Health Benefits Enrollment System Modernization - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Lockheed Martin‘s Systems Made Simple subsidiary has been awarded a 39-month, $33.3 million task order to help the Department of Veterans Affairs update and maintain VA’s Enrollment Health Benefits Determination system. The subsidiary will provide technical architecture analysis and design and management services to the EHBD program as well as develop enrollment platforms and VistA electronic health records …

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BlackBerry Receives Crisis Comms Software Order From Senate’s Sergeant-at-Arms Office

BlackBerry Receives Crisis Comms Software Order From Senate's Sergeant-at-Arms Office - top government contractors - best government contracting event

BlackBerry has secured a five-year, multimillion dollar contract to provide crisis communications software for the Joint Emergency Mass Notification Systems of the Senate Sergeant at Arms Office. The company said Tuesday AtHoc-built software will power JEMNS to facilitate secure notification and communications in the event of a critical situation for approximately 50,000 people that work and visit the U.S. …

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BlackBerry Mobility Offerings Receive DISA STIG Approval for DOD Use; David Kleidermacher Comments

BlackBerry Mobility Offerings Receive DISA STIG Approval for DOD Use; David Kleidermacher Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event

BlackBerry‘s latest operating system and its multi-OS enterprise mobility management platform have received the Defense Information Systems Agency‘s Security Technical Implementation Guides approval for use across the Defense Department. BlackBerry said Tuesday the STIG approval certifies its BES12 platform and BlackBerry OS 10.3.2 for smartphones as compliant with efforts to help government agencies and organizations prevent cyber attacks. …

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Lockheed Tests Turret Sensor System on UH-60 Black Hawk Helicopter

Lockheed Tests Turret Sensor System on UH-60 Black Hawk Helicopter - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Lockheed Martin has tested a new sensor system onboard a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter to check the product’s capacity to detect and track targets using an airborne platform. Lockheed said Tuesday the 15-inch Infirno turret sensor system completed at least eight flight test hours to demonstrate line-of-sight stability and image quality. The company noted that it developed Infirno with internal …

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Bill Van Dyke: Black & Veatch, Schneider Electric Partner for Microgrid Tech Project at USMC’s San Diego Base

Bill Van Dyke: Black & Veatch, Schneider Electric Partner for Microgrid Tech Project at USMC's San Diego Base - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Schneider Electric USA and Black & Veatch have formed a joint venture that will design and construct an energy security microgrid system at a U.S. Marine Corps air base in San Diego. Black & Veatch said Tuesday the system will be built to support facility operations across Marine Corps Air Station Miramar in the event …

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Maury Blackman: Accela Launches Payment Platform for Govt Market

Maury Blackman: Accela Launches Payment Platform for Govt Market - top government contractors - best government contracting event

San Ramon, California-based cloud-based productivity and civic engagement provider Accela has introduced a new online and in-person modern payment platform for government agencies, the company announced June 21. Maury Blackman, Accela president and CEO, wrote in a blog post that CivicPay is designed to communicate and understand government demand and address potential gaps in the market such …

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