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  • Harris CapRock Top Independent Operator on World Teleport Association List - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Harris CapRock Top Independent Operator on World Teleport Association List

    The World Teleport Association has named Harris Corp.’s subsidiary CapRock Communications the number one organization for the WTA’s annual top 20 list of independent teleport operators. The WTA says the “independent 20” list is based on revenue from all sources and excludes companies whose primary business is ownership and operation of a satellite fleet or […] More

  • Raytheon Wins EPA WasteWise Award for 'Very Large Business Partner of the Year' - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon Wins EPA WasteWise Award for ‘Very Large Business Partner of the Year’

    The Environmental Protection Agency has awarded Raytheon the agency’s “Very Large Business Partner of the Year” award, in its WasteWise program, which is intended to help organizations reduce and recycle both municipal solid waste and selected industrial wastes. The EPA said in its announcement that Raytheon only had a few sites in New England when it […] More

  • Lockheed-Army Apache Team Wins Defense Secretary's Logistics Award - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed-Army Apache Team Wins Defense Secretary’s Logistics Award

    A team including Lockheed Martin, the Army‘s Program Executive Office for Aviation and  the Army’s Apache Program Management Office has received the 2011 U.S. Secretary of Defense Performance Based Logistics Award for the modernized target acquisition designation sight/pilot night vision sensor, also known as Arrowhead, for the AH-64D Apache attack helicopter. Lockheed said in a release the team […] More

  • Verizon Named Global Service Provider of the Year by Metro Ethernet Forum - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Verizon Named Global Service Provider of the Year by Metro Ethernet Forum

    The Metro Ethernet Forum, a nonprofit telecommunications industry consortium, has named Verizon as its Global Service Provider of the Year. In a release announcing the award, Verizon said it received the honor for its carrier ethernet portfolio, which includes private lines and partner agreements worldwide. “Verizon has paved a global path, creating innovative carrier ethernet solutions […] More

  • Analyst Firm Recognizes Software AG for Enterprise Architecture Tools - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Analyst Firm Recognizes Software AG for Enterprise Architecture Tools

    Industry analyst firm Gartner Inc. has placed Software AG in the Leaders Quadrant in its Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Architecture Tools, recognizing the software firm for its ARIS platform. In a release announcing the recognition, Software AG said its enterprise architecture tools integrate, analyze and communicate structured and unstructured information. “Core to our strategy of […] More

  • McAfee Wins Customer Service Award, Finalist for Info Security Award - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    McAfee Wins Customer Service Award, Finalist for Info Security Award

    McAfee has won the Jive Awards“™ “Engage Customers“ category at the JiveWorld11 conference and the Star Awards“™ “Continuous Support Improvement“ award at the Technology Service Industry Association conference. The Jive Award recognizes excellence in customer service and McAfee was recognized for its online community forums, which let customers communicate and receive support. McAfee was selected for […] More

  • Northrop/Navy Drone Wins Popular Science 'Best of What's New Award' - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop/Navy Drone Wins Popular Science ‘Best of What’s New Award’

    Popular Science magazine has recognized the Northrop Grumman/Navy-developed X-47B unmanned combat aerial vehicle with a “Best of What’s New” award in the aviation and space category. Northrop is currently testing two of the aircraft for the Navy’s unmanned combat air system carrier demonstration program. The X47-B is the first fixed-wing unmanned system designed to operate from […] More

  • Verizon Honored for Pro Bono Partnership With Law Firm - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Verizon Honored for Pro Bono Partnership With Law Firm

    Verizon and law firm DLA Piper were honored Thursday with the 2011 Pro Bono Partner Award from Corporate Pro Bono, a joint venture of the Pro Bono Institute and the Association of Corporate Counsel. The award was for Verizon’s partnership with DLA Piper in developing a program to work together on pro bono projects in […] More

  • DRS Mast Mounted Sight Program Wins Aviation Week Award - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DRS Mast Mounted Sight Program Wins Aviation Week Award

    DRS Technologies’ reconnaissance, surveillance and target acquisition group has won a Program Excellence award from Aviation Week magazine for its Mast Mounted Sight sustainment program, mounted on the OH-58D Kiowa Warrior helicopter. DRS was the only winner in the sub-system sustainment area. “The RSTA team is most appreciative of the program excellence recognition we have received from […] More

  • General Dynamics Wins Massachusetts Economic Impact Award - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    General Dynamics Wins Massachusetts Economic Impact Award

    General Dynamics‘ advanced information system business unit is a bronze winner at the Team Massachusetts Economic Impact Awards. The Massachusetts Alliance for Economic Development selected companies that significantly contributed to the state’s economy. The company, awarded bronze for the state’s western region, has hired 220 new employees since 2010 and  invested more than $12.6 million in facility […] More

  • L-3 Selected to Provide Intel Support Services to US Forces-Afghanistan - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    L-3 Selected to Provide Intel Support Services to US Forces-Afghanistan

    L-3 Communications‘ STRATIS division has been selected a prime contractor for the Intelligence Support Services-Afghanistan contract. Under this contract, L-3 has already been awarded two firm fixed-price task orders valued at $36 million to provide intelligence support to the United States Forces-Afghanistan. These agreements have a one-year base period, and two one-year option periods. The […] More

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