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  • Harris Reaches F-35 Avionics Delivery Milestone; Ed Zoiss Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Harris Reaches F-35 Avionics Delivery Milestone; Ed Zoiss Comments

    Harris has completed delivery milestones and helped meet cost-saving goals under an avionics production program that supports Lockheed Martin-built F-35 fighter aircraft. Harris said Tuesday it collaborated with industry partners to ship more than 780,000 items such as vibration isolated and liquid cooled avionics racks, power supplies, network interface units and phased array antennas for the F-35 […] More

  • Rockwell Collins, NASA Conduct Sonic Boom Display Usability Demo - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Rockwell Collins, NASA Conduct Sonic Boom Display Usability Demo

    NASA and Rockwell Collins have conducted a usability test and a pilot working group meeting that showcased a sonic boom display at the space agency’s Armstrong Flight Research Center. Rockwell Collins said Wednesday the two-year Sonic Boom Display project resulted in the creation of an impact visualization system designed to help pilots reduce or mitigate the risk of sonic boom impacts during […] More

  • Battelle to Update Forecast Analytic Tool for Navy Aircraft Capacity Synchronization - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Battelle to Update Forecast Analytic Tool for Navy Aircraft Capacity Synchronization

    Battelle has landed a five-year, $38.6 million contract to help the U.S. Navy update a forecast analytic system designed to synchronize aircraft capacity sets.  The nonprofit research and development company said Thursday it will collaborate with subcontractor Veracity Forecasting and Analysis to update the Naval Synchronization Toolset for use on the service branch’s multiple weapon platforms such as the F/A-18 Hornet aircraft. […] More

  • Mercury Systems Unveils Mission Computing Tech Portfolio for Defense and Aerospace Markets - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Mercury Systems Unveils Mission Computing Tech Portfolio for Defense and Aerospace Markets

    Mercury Systems has introduced a set of products designed to help address mission computing, avionics and platform management requirements of defense and commercial aerospace organizations. The Mercury Mission Systems product line is comprised of avionics-certified Ethernet and input/output systems, command and control processors, flight test computers, graphics and video processing, mission computers and primary flight control units, the company said Thursday. The portfolio […] More

  • Curtiss-Wright Unveils New Rugged Mission Computer for Military, Civilian Vehicles - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Curtiss-Wright Unveils New Rugged Mission Computer for Military, Civilian Vehicles

    Curtiss-Wright has rolled out a new mission computer system designed for civil and military command-and-control embedded computing applications, fixed-wind aircraft and helicopters, ground vehicles and maritime vessels, Military & Aerospace Electronics reported Tuesday. The report noted that the ultra-small-form-factor Parvus DuraCOR 312 computer offers high-performance embedded computing and general-purpose graphics processing for deep learning, electronic warfare, ISR and targeting applications. […] More

  • Boeing Hands NATO First Updated E-3 AWACS Aircraft; Wendy Atkinson Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Boeing Hands NATO First Updated E-3 AWACS Aircraft; Wendy Atkinson Comments

    Boeing has handed over NATO’s updated E-3A Airborne Warning and Control System aircraft, the first of 14 the company is contracted to modernize for the intergovernmental military organization through a $257 million modernization effort. The company updated the communication navigation surveillance/air traffic management digital flight deck and avionics systems of the E-3A to help NATO comply with air […] More

  • Lockheed Receives Navy Delivery Order to Develop, Maintain Presidential Helicopter Avionics - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Receives Navy Delivery Order to Develop, Maintain Presidential Helicopter Avionics

    The U.S. Navy has awarded Lockheed Martin a two-year, $8.2 million delivery order to design, build and maintain avionics systems for the Presidential Helicopter Program. The order falls under a previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract and covers avionics hardware and software development, testing, fabrication, installation and maintenance services, the Defense Department said Monday. Lockheed’s logistics services unit will perform […] More

  • Airbus Eyes Autonomous Flying Vehicle Concept to Address Urban Congestion - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Airbus Eyes Autonomous Flying Vehicle Concept to Address Urban Congestion

    Airbus Group plans to develop an autonomous flying vehicle platform concept to fly over traffic jams in an effort to relieve urban congestion and address traffic concerns that resulted from urbanization in “megacities.” The aerospace conglomerate said in a report its A3 outpost has pursued an individual passenger and cargo transport autonomous flying vehicle platform project coined Vahana that has scheduled first vehicle […] More

  • L-3 Wins Contract to Build AWACS Flight Crew Training System for Air Force - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    L-3 Wins Contract to Build AWACS Flight Crew Training System for Air Force

    L-3 Communications‘ link simulation and training division has won a $38.3 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to develop a flight crew training system for the service branch’s airborne warning-and-control system aircraft. The Defense Department said Wednesday the company will perform work on the Diminishing Manufacturing Sources Replacement of Avionics for Global Operations and Navigation program in […] More

  • General Dynamics Integrates Link 16 Datalink System on Leonardo-Finmeccanica Export Helicopter - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    General Dynamics Integrates Link 16 Datalink System on Leonardo-Finmeccanica Export Helicopter

    A U.K.-based General Dynamics subsidiary and the former AgustaWestland business unit of Leonardo-Finmeccanica have teamed up to develop and integrate a Link 16 datalink system into the first AW159 Wildcat helicopter export variant. General Dynamics said Thursday its missions systems business in the U.K. worked with Leonardo Helicopters to install the datalink and provide a full command-and-control surveillance system on the […] More

  • L-3 Completes 1st C-130 Aircraft Systems Upgrade for Argentina; Mark Von Schwarz Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    L-3 Completes 1st C-130 Aircraft Systems Upgrade for Argentina; Mark Von Schwarz Comments

    L-3 Communications has completed system updates to a C-130 military transport aircraft for Argentina under the U.S. Air Force‘s foreign military sales program. The company's platform integration division refreshed the aircraft's communication, navigation, air traffic management and critical environmental and power systems, L-3 said Tuesday. The updated C-130 is the first of five aircraft slated for avionics and […] More

  • Honeywell, IAI to Jointly Develop UAS Sense & Avoid System; Carey Smith Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Honeywell, IAI to Jointly Develop UAS Sense & Avoid System; Carey Smith Comments

    Honeywell and Israel Aerospace Industries have forged a partnership to develop a sensor system for IAI’s Heron unmanned aircraft systems product line with funds from the Binational Industrial Research and Development Foundation. The sense-and-avoid technology will utilize Honeywell's software, algorithms, hardware and inputs from various sensors contained in a line-replaceable unit to help track nearby aircraft and avoid collision […] More

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