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  • Accenture Helps Politico Create Global AI Forum - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Accenture Helps Politico Create Global AI Forum

    Politico has selected Accenture to be the founding partner of a global artificial intelligence forum that aims to educate business and government leaders on the impact and use of AI technology. Accenture said Thursday the program will involve a series of AI summits and roundtable discussions across Europe and U.S., with the first summit scheduled for March 19 and […] More

  • BAE, Asco Form Advanced Manufacturing, Eurofighter Typhoon Partnership - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    BAE, Asco Form Advanced Manufacturing, Eurofighter Typhoon Partnership

    BAE Systems and Asco Industries have agreed to partner across the areas of composite materials, additive layer manufacturing, advanced manufacturing and engineering. Both companies will also pursue potential airframe assembly and manufacturing work on Eurofighter Typhoon should Belgium pick the aircraft to replace its fleet of F-15 fighter jets, BAE said Nov. 21. BAE and […] More

  • Thales Alenia Space Deploys 'Collaborative' Robots to Aid Satellite Production - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Thales Alenia Space Deploys ‘Collaborative’ Robots to Aid Satellite Production

    Thales Alenia Space has begun to operate company-developed “collaborative” robots to support satellite production efforts alongside human employees at two separate facilities. The company said Wednesday its Collaborative Robot Addressed To Operative Solutions platform is currently deployed at a plant in L’Aquila, Italy, while the Saphir robot is located at a facility in Cannes, France. CRATOS works to […] More

  • CenturyLink's Cynthia Shelton to Speak at NATO Conference's Women in Cybersecurity Forum - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    CenturyLink's Cynthia Shelton to Speak at NATO Conference's Women in Cybersecurity Forum

    Cynthia Shelton, director of special program sales for government markets at CenturyLink, is scheduled to speak today, Oct. 19, at the three-day NATO Information Assurance Symposium that kicked off Tuesday in Mons, Belgium. Shelton will serve as a panelist at the annual symposium’s Women in Cybersecurity Forum and discuss her experience in overseeing CenturyLink's relationship […] More

  • Northrop, Atlas Elektronik Showcase Unmanned Mine Hunting Tech - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop, Atlas Elektronik Showcase Unmanned Mine Hunting Tech

    Northrop Grumman and Atlas Elektronik‘s U.K. subsidiary have jointly demonstrated an unmanned mine hunting system during the Belgian Defense Technology and Industry Day trials in Zeebrugge, Belgium. Northrop said Monday its AQS-24B mine hunting sensor was integrated with Atlas Elektronik UK‘s ARCIMS unmanned surface vessel during the tests. Alan Lytle, vice president of undersea systems at Northrop’s mission systems business […] More

  • Report: Boeing Ends Belgium F-16 Replacement Contract Pursuit - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Report: Boeing Ends Belgium F-16 Replacement Contract Pursuit

    Boeing has decided not to submit a proposal for Belgium's recapitalization program that seeks to replace the country's fleet of Lockheed Martin-built F-16 jets, FlightGlobal reported Wednesday. “We regret that after reviewing the request we do not see an opportunity to compete on a truly level playing field with the… F/A-18 Super Hornet,“ the company said […] More

  • Esterline to Supply Visual Systems for UK Air Force's Eurofighter Typhoon Simulators - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Esterline to Supply Visual Systems for UK Air Force’s Eurofighter Typhoon Simulators

    Esterline has received a contract from BAE Systems to deliver visual systems for the U.K. air force’s Eurofighter Typhoon simulators. BAE said Tuesday Esterline is scheduled to deliver two TREALITY SEER display systems for Eurofighter Typhoon simulator facilities at Royal Air Force Lossiemouth in Scotland by the end of the year. The visual systems will support the training […] More

  • Report: Belgium Issues F-16 Fighter Aircraft Replacement RFPs - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Report: Belgium Issues F-16 Fighter Aircraft Replacement RFPs

    Belgium has kicked off a search for new multirole fighter aircraft that will replace the Belgian air force’s fleet of Lockheed Martin-built F-16 planes, IHS Jane’s 360 reported Monday. Gareth Jennings writes Belgium requested proposals from multiple international defense organizations for the Eurofighter Typhoon, Lockheed’s F-35A, Boeing‘s F/A-18E/F Super Hornet, Dassault Aviation‘s Rafale and Saab‘s Gripen E. Belgium aims to select a platform in […] More

  • Lockheed Chief Marillyn Hewson Offers 3 Ideas to Maintain NATO's Tech Edge - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Chief Marillyn Hewson Offers 3 Ideas to Maintain NATO’s Tech Edge

    Lockheed Martin CEO Marillyn Hewson has said NATO and industry partners can maintain their technological edge through sustained investment, interoperability and talent development. Hewson said Wednesday at the NATO-Industry forum in Brussels alliance members should provide consistent and sustained defense spending to support operational readiness and the industry’s research and development efforts. She added alliance members’ pledges to allocate 2 percent of their gross domestic product […] More

  • Microsoft Opens Transparency Center in Brazil to Support Latin American Governments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Microsoft Opens Transparency Center in Brazil to Support Latin American Governments

    Microsoft has unveiled a transparency center in Brazil to promote safe computing and address security needs of governments in Latin America. The company said Wednesday the Brazil location adds to previously established Microsoft Transparency Centers in Washington, Belgium and Singapore. Microsoft added the centers support the company’s Government Security Program which gives participating government agencies the opportunity to review Microsoft product source […] More

  • Atlantic CommTech to Update Air Force's Weapon Security, Alarm Comm Systems - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Atlantic CommTech to Update Air Force’s Weapon Security, Alarm Comm Systems

    Atlantic CommTech Corp. has won a $36.5 million contract to help the U.S. Air Force modernize the service branch’s Weapon Storage and Security System and Alarm Communication and Display. The Defense Department said Friday the company will perform sustainment upgrades to the WS3 cryptographic platform that works to encrypt the system’s alarm data. ACT-Corp will also replace obsolete components and the […] More

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