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  • Leidos to Sponsor Air Force Association's Cyber Education Program; Chuck Heflebower Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Leidos to Sponsor Air Force Association’s Cyber Education Program; Chuck Heflebower Comments

    Leidos will continue to sponsor the Air Force Association’s cyber education program for the eighth consecutive year. AFA said Monday Leidos has supported CyberPatriot as a Cyber Silver sponsor since the program’s inception in 2009 to help develop students’ cyber skills and interest in science, technology, engineering and math careers. “We at Leidos are very proud of our founding […] More

  • ULA to Sponsor Air Force Association's STEM Program; Tory Bruno Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ULA to Sponsor Air Force Association's STEM Program; Tory Bruno Comments

    United Launch Alliance has agreed to become a sponsor for the Air Force Association's StellarXplorers science, technology, engineering, and mathematics program. The joint venture of Lockheed Martin and Boeing ULA will sponsor the dinner for the national finalists and also cover travel expenses and funding for the StellarXplorers III winners, the Air Force Association said Monday. “We are […] More

  • Northrop Opens 2016-2017 UK National Youth Cyber Defense Competition - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop Opens 2016-2017 UK National Youth Cyber Defense Competition

    Northrop Grumman has launched the U.K. national youth cyber defense competition for 2016-2017 in efforts to promote science, technology, engineering and mathematics education. The company said Thursday CyberCenturion aims to encourage students to pursue cybersecurity related academic courses and careers and address the skills gap within the industry. More than 130 teams of 12-18 year olds registered for […] More

  • UMUC to Continue Support for Air Force Association's CyberPatriot - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    UMUC to Continue Support for Air Force Association’s CyberPatriot

    The University of Maryland University College will continue to sponsor the Air Force Association’s national youth cyber education program for a fourth consecutive year. UMUC said Thursday it will support the CyberPatriot program in an effort to promote science, technology, engineering, mathematics and cybersecurity education to students. The 2015-2016 CyberPatriot National Defense Competition aims to develop the skills of youth participants via […] More

  • Stratcom's Kenneth Callicutt, General Atomics' Chris Pehrson Eye Drone Deployment in Contested Environments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Stratcom's Kenneth Callicutt, General Atomics' Chris Pehrson Eye Drone Deployment in Contested Environments

    Kenneth Callicutt, director of capability and resource integration at the U.S. Strategic Command, has said unmanned aircraft vehicles could be deployed in non-permissive environments, operate as part of a network and expand manned aircraft's “sensor net,“ Aviation International News reported Tuesday. Bill Carey writes Callicutt made the remarks Tuesday at the Air Force Association's Air, Space […] More

  • Air Force Christens Long Range Strike Bomber Aircraft “˜B-21 Raider'; Tom Vice Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Air Force Christens Long Range Strike Bomber Aircraft “˜B-21 Raider'; Tom Vice Comments

    The U.S. Air Force has assigned the name B-21 Raider to the long range strike bomber aircraft. Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James announced Monday the plane's official name at the Air Force Association's Air, Space and Cyber Conference in National Harbor, Maryland, the service branch said Monday. James and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Dave Goldfein […] More

  • Air Force Association Partner with AT&T to Hold First AFA CyberCamps - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Air Force Association Partner with AT&T to Hold First AFA CyberCamps

    The Air Force Association has partnered with AT&T to hold the first edition of AFA Cybercamps, a series of week-long seminars that seek to introduce cyber ethics and network security topics to school-age students. AFA said Monday its CyberPatriot program will host 83 CyberCamps across the nation, two of which, the California and Texas camps, were hosted by AT&T […] More

  • Northrop Grants Scholarships to CyberPatriot VIII National Winners - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop Grants Scholarships to CyberPatriot VIII National Winners

    Northrop Grumman has awarded more than $50,000 in scholarships to the winning teams in the CyberPatriot VIII National Finals. The Air Force Association and Northrop recognized the winners of the competition’s open, all-service and middle school divisions during an awards banquet Wednesday in Maryland, the company said Thursday. First-place winners each received $2,000, second-place winners each received $1,500 […] More

  • Northrop Grumman to Spearhead Projects Aimed at Future Cyber Workforce; Kathy Warden Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop Grumman to Spearhead Projects Aimed at Future Cyber Workforce; Kathy Warden Comments

    Northrop Grumman is set to hold several cyber defense competitions in the U.S., Middle East and Europe in April as part of the company's cyber education and workforce development goals. “Globally, we face a critical shortage of trained professionals ready to take on the job of securing our systems and networks,” Kathy Warden, corporate vice president and […] More

  • Air Force Unveils Northrop's B-21 LRS Bomber Aircraft - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Air Force Unveils Northrop’s B-21 LRS Bomber Aircraft

    U.S. Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James showed a concept design for the military branch’s future B-21A Long Range Strike Bomber plane during an air warfare symposium held Friday in Orlando, Florida. “The B-21 has been designed from the beginning based on a set of requirements that allows the use of existing and mature technology,” James said […] More

  • Northrop Grumman Announces 2016 CyberCenturion Competition Finalists - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop Grumman Announces 2016 CyberCenturion Competition Finalists

    Northrop Grumman has announced the 10 qualifying teams that will vie for the 2016 CyberCenturion Competition championship. The company said Friday the finalists will face off on April 26 at The National Museum of Computing after they made it through three rounds of cybersecurity challenges in the past four months. Northrop and Cyber Security Challenge U.K. sponsored CyberCenturion 2016, which […] More

  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise Sponsors AFA CyberPatriot Initiative; Earl Matthews Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Hewlett Packard Enterprise Sponsors AFA CyberPatriot Initiative; Earl Matthews Comments

    Hewlett Packard Enterprise has joined the Air Force Association's CyberPatriot program as its new Cyber Silver corporate sponsor. CyberPatriot is AFA's education initiative that aims to improve cyber skills among students and help them pursue careers in the field of science, technology, engineering and mathematics, AFA said Thursday. “We are proud to be the newest CyberPatriot corporate […] More

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