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  • L3 Subsidiary Lands $90M in Electro-Optical IR Imaging Tech Supply Contracts - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    L3 Subsidiary Lands $90M in Electro-Optical IR Imaging Tech Supply Contracts

    L3 Technologies‘ WESCAM subsidiary has received a set of contracts worth more than $90 million combined to provide electro-optical/infrared imaging systems to multiple U.S. and international defense customers. The contracts cover the supply of MX Series EO/IR systems to the U.S. Navy, the Department of Homeland Security, the U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command, Thailand’s navy and Australia’s air force, WESCAM said Tuesday. […] More

  • Lockheed Martin Ships Another MC-130J Combat Transport Aircraft to Air Force - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Martin Ships Another MC-130J Combat Transport Aircraft to Air Force

    Lockheed Martin has delivered an additional MC-130J Commando II combat transport and special operations tanker to the U.S. Air Force. The company said Monday the Air Force has assigned the aircraft to the Air Force Special Operations Command at Hurlburt Field in Florida The Lockheed-built MC-130J will succeed the legacy MC-130P Combat Shadow aircraft. The MC-130J is designed to support […] More

  • Air Force Seeks Industry Information on Records Mgmt Automation Tool - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Air Force Seeks Industry Information on Records Mgmt Automation Tool

    The U.S. Air Force wants industry information on potential sources for a tool that can automate records management processes in support of efforts to boost consistency and timeliness in the filing of records. A FedBizOpps notice posted Thursday stated that the Air Force Special Operations Command seeks a Defense Department-accredited records management system with authority to operate on the Air Force […] More

  • Woolpert Secures Air Force Geospatial Services Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Woolpert Secures Air Force Geospatial Services Contract

    Woolpert has secured a one-year, $4.7 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to help the service branch manage its geospatial information library across a number of installations within five USAF commands. The company said Friday it will provide geospatial services to the Air Combat Command, Air Education and Training Command, Air Force District of Washington, Air Force Special Operations Command and Air Force […] More

  • Air Force Takes in 1,400 Rockwell Collins-Built Remote GPS Receivers - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Air Force Takes in 1,400 Rockwell Collins-Built Remote GPS Receivers

    Rockwell Collins has supplied 1,400 anti-jamming and anti-spoofing GPS receivers to the U.S. Air Force‘s Special Operations Command and Air Combat Command under a follow-on order. The company said Monday its Remote Secure Receivers are designed with the Selective Availability Anti-Spoofing Module that works to help military personnel secure their smartphones, tablets, radios and vehicle computing systems. Rockwell Collins has built and […] More

  • Breaking Defense: DARPA, AFRL to Test-Fire General Atomics-Built Laser in January - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Breaking Defense: DARPA, AFRL to Test-Fire General Atomics-Built Laser in January

    The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and the Air Force Research Laboratory will perform in January live-fire tests on a General Atomics-built laser weapon that works to generate up to 150 kilowatts of energy, Breaking Defense reported Monday. Richard Whittle writes the High Energy Liquid Laser Area Defense System based-laser platform will be test-fired at various aerial […] More

  • Lt. Gen. Bradley Heithold: AFSOC Eyes Laser Guns, Small Drones for Lockheed-Built AC-130 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lt. Gen. Bradley Heithold: AFSOC Eyes Laser Guns, Small Drones for Lockheed-Built AC-130

    Lt. Gen. Bradley Heithold, commander of the Air Force Special Operations Command, has said AFSOC wants to equip the AC-130 aircraft with laser guns and allow it to launch small drones to counter future threats, Breaking Defense reported Thursday. “I believe we can put a high energy laser “” offensive and defensive “” on an AC-130 […] More

  • Mitch Friedman: Exelis-L3 Team to Build Special Mission Aircraft EW System - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Mitch Friedman: Exelis-L3 Team to Build Special Mission Aircraft EW System

    Exelis and L-3 Communications‘ platform integration unit have teamed to develop electronic countermeasures designed to integrate with special operations tanker aircraft for the U.S. Air Force. The companies aim to offer an electronic self-protection technology for integration into AC/MC-130J Commando II planes of the Air Force’s special operations command through the partnership, Exelis said Tuesday. […] More

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