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  • BAE Continues Commercial Push with Cabin Management Deal - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    BAE Continues Commercial Push with Cabin Management Deal

    BAE Systems has entered a memorandum of understanding with lighting solutions provider Emteq to jointly work on BAE“™s cabin management system. IntelliCabin is designed to integrate cabin functions so flight crew members can better serve passengers, BAE said Thursday. The companies aim to market BAE“™s product in the commercial aircraft original equipment manufacturer and airline […] 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 Bringing Navy Hawkeye ISR Plane To Malaysia Forum; Mary Petryszyn Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop Bringing Navy Hawkeye ISR Plane To Malaysia Forum; Mary Petryszyn Comments

    Northrop Grumman will bring one of its intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance planes to an international aerospace industry forum in Malaysia this week. The E-2D Advanced Hawkeye will be featured at the Langkawi International Maritime & Aerospace Exhibition between March 26 and 30, Northrop said Tuesday. Malaysia is one of the first countries the U.S. government […] More

  • Kratos Picks Up 2nd M&A Award for CEI Buy; Eric DeMarco Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Kratos Picks Up 2nd M&A Award for CEI Buy; Eric DeMarco Comments

    Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. has won M&A Advisor’s “Equity Financing Deal of the Year“ award for 2012, recognizing the company’s public offering of common stock raising $100 million in conjunction with its acquisition of Composite Engineering Inc. Kratos said it completed the acquisition of the unmanned aerial target systems and composite structures manufacturer […] More

  • Northrop Chooses Garmin to Supply Avionics for Firebird Aircraft; Carl Wolf Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop Chooses Garmin to Supply Avionics for Firebird Aircraft; Carl Wolf Comments

    Northrop Grumman Corp. has selected Garmin International Inc., to supply the avionics suite for the new Firebird optionally piloted vehicle, according to a statement by Garmin. “Commercial avionics are an increasingly compelling option for government and military aircraft because they offer excellent features with significant time and cost savings,” said Carl Wolf, Garmin vice president of aviation sales and […] More

  • Northrop Subsidiary Wins Israel Trainer Subcontract; Marco Clochiatti Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop Subsidiary Wins Israel Trainer Subcontract; Marco Clochiatti Comments

    A Northrop Grumman subsidiary has won a subcontract from Alenia Aermacchi to provide a fighter training system for trainer aircraft in Israel, Northrop announced Wednesday. Northrop’s Italy-based navigation systems subsidiary will provide the LISA-200 Attitude Heading Reference System for the M-346, continuing its five years of experience as a supplier for that program. “This award builds […] More

  • Exelis Wins Order to Maintain AF Avionics System; Rich Sorrelle Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Exelis Wins Order to Maintain AF Avionics System; Rich Sorrelle Comments

    ITT Exelis has received a $7.7 million Air Force delivery order for aircraft avionics system support and engineering services, the company announced Friday. The order falls under a previously awarded contract for continuous maintenance of the Air Force’s B-1B aircraft’s integrated defensive avionics system, the ALQ-161A. Maintenance teams have focused on preparing the B-1 to […] More

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