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  • Boeing Gets Modification on Air Force AWACS Aircraft Upgrade Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Boeing Gets Modification on Air Force AWACS Aircraft Upgrade Contract

    Boeing has received a $46.3 million contract modification for upgrade work on the U.S. Air Force‘s fleet of airborne warning and control system aircraft. The Defense Department said Thursday the modification will definitize a previous undefinitized contract action for the low-rate initial production of the AWACS Diminishing Manufacturing Sources Replacement of Avionics for Global Operations and Navigation […] More

  • Lockheed Selects Rockwell Collins' Avionics Tech for Greek P-3 Flight Deck Modernization - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Selects Rockwell Collins’ Avionics Tech for Greek P-3 Flight Deck Modernization

    Lockheed Martin has chosen Rockwell Collins to supply avionics technology for integration into the Greek navy’s P-3 maritime patrol aircraft in an effort to help the service branch comply with global airspace operation requirements. Rockwell Collins said Monday it will provide the company-made Flight2 integrated avionics system to transform the flight deck of Greek P-3s into a glass cockpit […] More

  • Derco, Universal Synaptics Extend Avionics Fault Detector Distribution Agreement - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Derco, Universal Synaptics Extend Avionics Fault Detector Distribution Agreement

    Lockheed Martin‘s Derco subsidiary will continue to serve as the exclusive distributor of a Universal Synaptics technology designed to help operators detect intermittent errors in electronic equipment or wiring on multiple aircraft platforms. Derco will distribute the Intermittent Fault Detection and Isolation System as well as the portable Voyager Intermittent Fault Detector system to customers worldwide under a […] More

  • Reports: New Boeing Unit to Develop Avionics Tech for Military, Commercial Clients - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Reports: New Boeing Unit to Develop Avionics Tech for Military, Commercial Clients

    Boeing has formed a new business unit that will develop aircraft controls and electronics systems as part of the company’s technology insourcing efforts, Fox Business reported Monday. The report said Boeing Avionics will focus on market areas such as navigation and flight controls for commercial and military aircraft platforms. Allan Brown, a Boeing vice president and program […] More

  • Rockwell Collins Installs Final Cockpit Update on Air Force KC-10 Tanker Fleet - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Rockwell Collins Installs Final Cockpit Update on Air Force KC-10 Tanker Fleet

    Rockwell Collins has installed new avionics into the U.S. Air Force‘s fleet of KC-10 tanker aircraft as part of a larger effort to bring the fleet to compliance with global standards for communications, navigation, surveillance and air traffic management systems. The company said Thursday the Flight2 integrated avionics system is the 59th and final cockpit update on […] More

  • Rockwell Collins to Supply Avionics for General Atomics' SkyGuardian RPA - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Rockwell Collins to Supply Avionics for General Atomics’ SkyGuardian RPA

    General Atomics‘ aeronautical systems business has selected Rockwell Collins to provide avionics systems for the former’s MQ-9B SkyGuardian remotely piloted aircraft. Rockwell Collins said Wednesday it will deliver its Pro Line Fusion integrated avionics platform, which features interactive touch-control displays and a flight management system to support operations under current instrument flight rules. Pro Line […] More

  • Honeywell, NASA Finish Sonic Boom Predictive Tech Test - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Honeywell, NASA Finish Sonic Boom Predictive Tech Test

    NASA and Honeywell have concluded a two-year test of a technology platform designed to help supersonic jet pilots reduce noise associated with sonic booms over populated areas. The test included the integration of the Interactive Sonic Boom Display Avionics software equipped with Honeywell’s Interactive Navigation tool into a business aircraft's avionics system, the company said Wednesday. […] More

  • Lockheed Martin Taps Harris to Update F-35 Mission System Avionics; Ed Zoiss Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Martin Taps Harris to Update F-35 Mission System Avionics; Ed Zoiss Comments

    Lockheed Martin has chosen Harris to update mission system avionics systems used on the F-35 Lightning II aircraft in support of a program that aims to boost the platform’s data storage, display processing and throughput capacity. Harris said Monday that it will offer Aircraft Memory System and Panoramic Cockpit Display Electronic Units based on open […] More

  • L3 Gets FAA Supplemental Type Certificate for 'Longsword' Digital Avionics, Cockpit - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    L3 Gets FAA Supplemental Type Certificate for ‘Longsword’ Digital Avionics, Cockpit

    The Federal Aviation Administration has issued a supplemental type certificate to L3 Technologies‘ modified digital avionics and cockpit for the AT-802L Longsword aircraft. The certification allows L3 to equip the missionized aircraft with a cockpit that consists of a Garmin G600 glass panel system, air data computer, attitude/heading reference system, digital intercommunication system, dual-screen displays and the Electronic Standby Instrument System, said Thursday. […] More

  • Air Force Taps BAE Unit to Develop Space Testbed Architecture - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Air Force Taps BAE Unit to Develop Space Testbed Architecture

    A business unit of BAE Systems has won a potential $12.8 million contract to help the U.S. Air Force develop a knowledge-based space testbed architecture. The Defense Department said Monday that BAE’s information and electronic systems integration business will create a testbed for the military branch to evaluate space enterprise command-and-control tools and technologies. DoD noted that the Air Force Research […] More

  • Carahsoft to Resell CompassData's Geospatial Data Products to Public Sector - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Carahsoft to Resell CompassData’s Geospatial Data Products to Public Sector

     Carahsoft Technology has agreed to be a value-added reseller of CompassData‘s data products for avionics, photogrammetry and remote sensing applications to government agencies. CompassData said Wednesday its geospatial data products will be available on Carahsoft’s General Services Administration Schedule and NASA Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement governmentwide acquisition contract vehicles. “With the addition of CompassData to Carahsoft's Geospatial portfolio, […] More

  • Galois Seeks to Drive Innovation, Expand Customer Support With New Ohio-Based Office - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Galois Seeks to Drive Innovation, Expand Customer Support With New Ohio-Based Office

    Galois has established a new office in Dayton, Ohio, as part of the company’s commitment to help drive technology innovation in the state and expand support offerings to  commercial and defense clients. The company said Friday it aims to begin operations at the 3,000-square-foot facility in early summer as well as expand relationships with research organizations and commercial transition partners in […] More

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