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  • Marillyn Hewson: Industry Must Help Boost FAA“™s NextGen Program - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Marillyn Hewson: Industry Must Help Boost FAA“™s NextGen Program

    Marillyn Hewson, president and CEO at Lockheed Martin, addressed the Radio Technical Commission for Aeronautics in Washington Tuesday to highlight ways the aviation sector can help promote the Federal Aviation Administration‘s NextGen initiative. Hewson told attendees industry leaders must make a business case to Congress for NextGen as lawmakers have difficult fiscal choices to make, Lockheed […] More

  • Northrop European Subsidiary Builds Air Traffic Comm Technology for North Sea - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop European Subsidiary Builds Air Traffic Comm Technology for North Sea

    A Northrop Grumman Corp. subsidiary and U.K.-based NATS have collaborated to engineer an airspace communications technology designed to help improve air safety in the North Sea“™s East Shetland Basin site which produces oil. Northrop Grumman Park Air Systems uses the Internet protocol network to connect its T6 radio installations from three sites to NATS“™s control […] More

  • L-3, Rockwell Collins to Update Lockheed Electronic Attack Plane Avionics; Troy Brunk Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    L-3, Rockwell Collins to Update Lockheed Electronic Attack Plane Avionics; Troy Brunk Comments

    L-3 Communications and Rockwell Collins have partnered to update communication navigation surveillance and air traffic management avionics systems on a U.S. Air Force electronic attack plane. The companies aim for the upgrades to help the Lockheed Martin-built EC-130H Compass Call to meet CNS/ATM international navigation requirements through 2020, Rockwell Collins said Tuesday. Troy Brunk, Rockwell Collins […] More

  • ARINC Helping Build New Aviation Data Link Standards; Yanko Videv Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ARINC Helping Build New Aviation Data Link Standards; Yanko Videv Comments

    ARINC is working with three national air traffic management agencies to introduce new aircraft data link standards in Europe, AIN Online reports. According to the report, the company holds contract’s with the U.K.’s NATS, Germany’s DFS and Switzerland’s Skyguide agencies to build the links this year. Yanko Videv, ARINC program manager for aviation solutions in […] More

  • Northrop Subsidiary Wins Aviation Supplier Performance Awards; Charles Houseago Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop Subsidiary Wins Aviation Supplier Performance Awards; Charles Houseago Comments

    A Europe-based Northrop Grumman air traffic management systems subsidiary has won two supplier performance awards from a Canada-based civil air navigation services provider. Northrop Grumman Park Air Systems won its sixth supplier performance award from NAV Canada for supporting operations and communication systems during 2012, Northrop said Monday. Park Air Systems has supplied aviation communication systems […] More

  • Pamela Drew Aiming To Grow Exelis Aviation Business - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Pamela Drew Aiming To Grow Exelis Aviation Business

    Pamela Drew, president of ITT Exelis‘ information systems business, joins the company as it pursues growth in aviation and technology services such as air traffic management. In an interview with the Washington Post, Drew said global en route air traffic control and regional work are among the needs of aviation customers worldwide. She joined Exelis […] More

  • Harris To Present Air Traffic Tech Concepts At Madrid Forum - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Harris To Present Air Traffic Tech Concepts At Madrid Forum

    Harris Corp.’s technology personnel will give presentations on applications for new communications technology at an international air traffic industry forum next week in Madrid. The inaugural World ATM Congress 2013 will be held from February 12 to 14 in Madrid, the company said Tuesday. On Feb. 12, David Almeida, a director of Federal Aviation Administration […] More

  • Lockheed to Receive ATCA Award for FAA Computer System; Stephanie Hill Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed to Receive ATCA Award for FAA Computer System; Stephanie Hill Comments

    Lockheed Martin will receive an Air Traffic Control Association award for the company’s work in a Federal Aviation Administration modernization program, the company announced Friday. The company will receive the 2012 Industrial Award during the ATCA“™s 57th Annual Conference and Exhibition Oct. 1 at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Md. […] More

  • Northrop Recognized for Air Traffic Control Product - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop Recognized for Air Traffic Control Product

    Northrop Grumman Corp. announced Thursday it received recognition at a conference in Amsterdam for helping provide situational awareness to air traffic controllers. The company said it won Jane“™s Air Traffic Control Global Award, which honors solutions that increase efficiency and safety in the airspace management industry. The award singled out Northrop’s airport realtime collaboration product, […] More

  • Raytheon to Showcase ISR, Defense Tech at Dubai Air Show - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon to Showcase ISR, Defense Tech at Dubai Air Show

    Raytheon will highlight a wide range of its advanced technologies for international customers Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 14-15, at the 2011 Dubai Air Show. On Monday, the company will both highlight the National Advanced Surface-to-Air Missile System and provide updates on its air traffic management systems. On Tuesday, the team working on the TALON Laser-Guided […] More

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