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  • Black Box Opens New Korean Office - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Black Box Opens New Korean Office

    Black Box (NASDAQ:BBOX) opened a new office in South Korea, to be known as “Black Box Network Services Korea Limited” – or just “Black Box Korea.” The office is located at Gangnam Station Centre in Gangnam, a rapidly growing business district in Seoul. “This operation will focus on the commercial and government opportunities in Korea […] More

  • ATK Rocket Motors Send Discovery into Orbit for Last Time - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ATK Rocket Motors Send Discovery into Orbit for Last Time

    ATK’s (NYSE: ATK) Reusable Solid Rocket Motors propelled the Space Shuttle Discovery into orbit for the spacecraft’s last mission. Discovery’s crew embarked on an 11-day mission to the International Space Station yesterday. “As we near the conclusion of the Space Shuttle Program, we reflect on the dedicated workforce that has provided the most reliable, human-rated […] More

  • BAE Systems to Showcase Police Vehicle at IDEX in Abu Dhabi - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    BAE Systems to Showcase Police Vehicle at IDEX in Abu Dhabi

    BAE Systems will be on hand at IDEX, an international defense exhibition held in Abu Dhabi this week, to display one of the RG12 MK4 Armored Personnel Carriers in produced for Dubai’s police force. The company recently filled a order for 10 of the vehicles issued in 2008. “The in-theatre RG12 vehicles are a valuable […] More

  • Lockheed Martin, Penn State Develop 'Breakthrough' Spacecraft Technology - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Martin, Penn State Develop ‘Breakthrough’ Spacecraft Technology

    Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Penn State developed a breakthrough material that could provide a noticeable improvement in the performance of spacecraft antennas. The electromagnetic metamaterial is touted by the firm as one of the first that is able to improve a real-world device.  A metamaterial contains properties not found in nature, while an electromagnetic […] More

  • SRA Rolls Out BlackBerry SMS Encryption Product - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    SRA Rolls Out BlackBerry SMS Encryption Product

    SRA International (NYSE: SRX) rolled out One Vault Messenger, an encryption solution for text messages for BlackBerries. Created for use for executives, first responders, and government agencies, the product makes use of an intuitive interface and leverages technology from Koolspan to defend against hackers and unwanted surveillance. “Today, both GSM and CDMA mobile networks lack […] More

  • ATK Aerospace Wins High Praise from NASA - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ATK Aerospace Wins High Praise from NASA

    ATK (NYSE: ATK) Aerospace Systems was honored with NASA’s George M. Low 2010 award for quality and performance on NASA contracts. The George M. Low Award is NASA’s premier quality and performance award for its prime and subcontractors. The award program recognizes large and small businesses that demonstrate excellence and outstanding technical and managerial achievements […] More

  • Intelligent Decisions' Roy Stephan Highlights Cloud Benefits - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Intelligent Decisions’ Roy Stephan Highlights Cloud Benefits

    While cloud computing is on the rise in the government, the benefits of the technologies are being realized by numerous small companies, including government contractors. “Small businesses that can’t afford the servers it takes to host a website or run certain business applications can borrow space from cloud companies that run massive data farms,” CNNMoney.com […] More

  • Powerwave Adds Peters, Deptula to Tech Strategic Advisory Board - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Powerwave Adds Peters, Deptula to Tech Strategic Advisory Board

    Powerwave Technologies appointed F. Whitten Peters and David A. Deptula to the firm’s Technical Strategic and Advisory Board. Peter served as secretary of the Air Force, under secretary and acting secretary of the Air Force, and principal deputy general counsel of the Department of Defense. He is currently a partner at Williams & Connolly LLP. […] More

  • BAE Systems' Dave Herr Sees Positives in Hampton Roads Market - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    BAE Systems’ Dave Herr Sees Positives in Hampton Roads Market

    The implications for Virginia when it comes to defense budget cuts are clear, especially for the state’s Hampton Roads region.  With a good portion of the area’s economy tied to the government-contracting industry, cuts could prove a challenge, The Virginian-Pilot reports. Believers in Hampton Roads’ economy, however, point to a defense infrastructure, facilities and talent […] More

  • CACI Spys a Smart Buy in Applied Systems Research - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    CACI Spys a Smart Buy in Applied Systems Research

    CACI (NYSE:CACI) has a definitive agreement in place to acquire Applied Systems Research, Inc. (ASR), just days after agreeing to purchase TechniGraphics, Inc. The moves will work to solidify the firm’s geospatial and technical intelligence disciplines. According to the firm, “ASR is a 50-person company headquartered in Fairfax, Virginia. It is expected to generate almost […] More

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