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  • Mitre Starting Air Navigation Training Courses; Gregg Leone Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Mitre Starting Air Navigation Training Courses; Gregg Leone Comments

    Mitre Corp. has started a new training course in global air navigation management aimed at helping aviation professionals implement a worldwide standard for modernizing aviation systems. The five-day course will start in June 2013 at Mitre’s Aviation Institute in McLean, Va. and aim to help create a common understanding on how to implement the Aviation […] More

  • KBR Wins Airport Expansion Construction Mgmt Project - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    KBR Wins Airport Expansion Construction Mgmt Project

    KBR has signed an agreement with the Abu Dhabi Airports Company to provide construction management services for an expansion program at Abu Dhabi International Airport, KBR said Thursday. Under the contract, KBR will manage contract administration, risk, schedules and pricing at an airport KBR says has grown 19.7 percent over the past five years. Project […] More

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    DOT IG Finds Lower Incident Rates at Contractor Towers

    Auditors at the Transportation Department found lower rates of safety incidents occurred at contract towers compared to towers run by the Federal Aviation Administration, Fierce Government reports. The department’s office of the inspector general compared 240 contract towers and 92 similar FAA towers for its report. Pilots, flight instructors, airport officials and other aviation stakeholders […] More

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    Lockheed Releases Airport and Airspace Efficiency Tools; Sandy Samuel Comments

    Lockheed Martin released a suite of tools to help airport users and passengers reduce flight problems, the company announced October 1. “Major U.S. airports are plagued by long lines of aircraft awaiting to takeoff due to a lack of collaboration between airlines, air traffic control and airport control towers ““ resulting in excess fuel burn, […] More

  • GTSI to Update Miami Airport Video Security Systems; Jeremy Wensinger Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    GTSI to Update Miami Airport Video Security Systems; Jeremy Wensinger Comments

    GTSI Corp. will update surveillance systems and support infrastructure inside and around Miami International Airport, the company announced Monday. The company will partner with Nice Systems to update the airport's NiceVision video surveillance solution for monitoring, managing and recording video from more than 2,600 cameras. GTSI Chief Operating Officer Jeremy Wensinger said the company wants […] More

  • Exelis To Help Dulles Airport Track Flights; Ted Carniol Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Exelis To Help Dulles Airport Track Flights; Ted Carniol Comments

    ITT Exelis has won a contract from the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority to provide software for tracking and managing flights at Dulles International Airport, the company announced Monday. Version 1.7 of the program includes customizable two and three-dimensional models of airspace, runways and gates, the company said. Airports will use the program to calculate taxi […] More

  • ARINC to Provide Parking Tech at Dulles Airport - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ARINC to Provide Parking Tech at Dulles Airport

    ARINC's managed services subsidiary won a contract to provide information technology services for Dulles International Airport, the company announced Wednesday. The contract has a two-year base period and a one-year option. The Annapolis, Md. based-contractor will provide 24-hour hardware support and preventive maintenance for more than 28,000 parking spaces. These spaces are located in parking […] More

  • Harris Wins Indonesia Air Traffic Control Upgrade Contracts - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Harris Wins Indonesia Air Traffic Control Upgrade Contracts

    Harris Corp. won two contracts to modernize air traffic control systems for two regional airports in Indonesia. Harris said it will supply Liberty-STAR voice communication control systems to the Bali-based Ngurah Rai International airport in Bali and the Balikpapan-based Sepinggan International Airport. Indonesian air traffic controllers and technical staff use the open-source system for airline […] More

  • Verizon Makes USO-Metro's Circle of Stars for Serving Those Who Serve - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Verizon Makes USO-Metro’s Circle of Stars for Serving Those Who Serve

    The USO of Metropolitan Washington recognized Verizon and named the company to the USO-Metro’s 2011 Circle of the Stars. The award recognizes top-level corporate donors that provide funding supporting USO-Metro’s mission to serve those who service including military service members and their families. Verizon was among the honorees recognized on Friday at the 8th Annual Stars & Stripes Casino Night […] More

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