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  • NASA Awards Ames Aeronautics, Exploration Modeling & Simulation Contract to STC - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NASA Awards Ames Aeronautics, Exploration Modeling & Simulation Contract to STC

    Hampton, Virginia-based small business Science and Technology Corp. has secured a potential five-year, $39.3 million contract from NASA for services under the Aeronautics and Exploration Mission Modeling and Simulation contract. The company will provide services to aid the space agency’s Ames Research Center along with research and development support to two advanced supercomputing division branches, the systems […] More

  • Saab Receives Gripen E Spare Parts Order from Sweden's Defense Material Administration; Ulf Nilsson Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Saab Receives Gripen E Spare Parts Order from Sweden’s Defense Material Administration; Ulf Nilsson Comments

    Saab has received a $29.6 million contract with the Swedish Defense Material Administration to supply spare parts for the Gripen E aircraft. Saab said it inked an initial agreement with FMV in February 2013 and the new order has been booked in the second quarter of fiscal year 2015. “This is an important first step to secure the […] More

  • 5 HS Students Complete Lockheed's Engineering Internship - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    5 HS Students Complete Lockheed’s Engineering Internship

    Five high school seniors from Arlington, Texas, have become the first batch to complete their engineering internship in aeronautics at Lockheed Martin after seven months of exposure to laboratory and flight operations work. The five students ““ Austin Smith (Martin High School), Abdallah Shishani (Juan Seguin High School), Benson Phillips and Amy Hughes (Arlington High School), […] More

  • MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates to Develop Geospatial Data Charting System for NGA - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates to Develop Geospatial Data Charting System for NGA

    MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. will develop software systems for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency to generate aeronautical charts for flight operations at airports and surrounding airspace. MDA will work to combine its AutoChart technology with NGA’s source databases and provide customized AutoChart products to NGA under the agency“™s Geospatial Terminal Operations program, MDA said Monday. The […] More

  • Jianmin Cui to Lead Cobham's China Sales - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Jianmin Cui to Lead Cobham’s China Sales

    Jianmin Cui has been named sales director for China at Cobham as the Denmark-based satellite communications company seeks to grow its presence in China’s general aviation market, AIN Online reported Tuesday.  Charles Alcock writes that Cui will focus the company’s air transport sector and its main product, the Aviator SwiftBroadband series of communications systems. Cui […] More

  • EADS Division Launches Outreach Programs; Guillaume Faury Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    EADS Division Launches Outreach Programs; Guillaume Faury Comments

    A non-profit entity of an EADS division is working with two French non-government institutions for outreach programs that aim to utilize resources in the aeronautics sector. The Eurocopter Corporate Foundation will help Acting for Life start this month a three-year initiative that aims to curb poverty and promote economic growth in a Mexican mountain range, […] More

  • John Olson Appointed Sierra Nevada Space Systems VP - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    John Olson Appointed Sierra Nevada Space Systems VP

    John Olson, Ph.D., a 25-year federal government and aerospace veteran, has been appointed vice president of space systems at Sierra Nevada Corp. He will work to oversee development initiatives, international affairs and government dealings for a commercial space project the company is working on for NASA, SNC said Monday. SNC is one of three companies […] More

  • Elbit, Opgal Partner to Make Aeronautic Vision Systems; Amit Mattatia Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Elbit, Opgal Partner to Make Aeronautic Vision Systems; Amit Mattatia Comments

    Elbit Systems of America will work with Opgal to produce devices designed to have thermal imaging features for aviation pilots to have view of surroundings during aerial operations. The vision systems are intended to withstand extreme weather conditions and offer visibility for preventive measures in aircraft landing and approach, Opgal said Wednesday. The contract, which […] More

  • Stu Shea to Speak at Opening of New SAIC Defense, Intell Office - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Stu Shea to Speak at Opening of New SAIC Defense, Intell Office

    SAIC Inc. is opening a new regional office in Beavercreek, Ohio July 26 to work with defense and intelligence customers in that region, the company announced Tuesday. Chief Operating Officer Stu Shea is scheduled to speak at the grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony. Ohio Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor, Sen. Chris Widener, and Dennis Andersh, […] More

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