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  • Exelis, Navy Test Jammer Tech for Electronic Warfare Aircraft; Rich Sorelle Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Exelis, Navy Test Jammer Tech for Electronic Warfare Aircraft; Rich Sorelle Comments

    ITT Exelis has concluded the technology maturation phase of a jammer to be installed on the U.S. Navy“™s EA-18G electronic warfare aircraft. The process involved 33 months of collaboration between the company and naval officials designing, developing and testing the Next Generation Jammer“™s subsystems, Exelis said Monday. Work at Exelis facilities in Amityville and Bohemia, […] More

  • Lockheed to Update Navy Electronic Warfare Receiver, Antenna - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed to Update Navy Electronic Warfare Receiver, Antenna

    Lockheed Martin has won a $39.1 million contract modification to update the Navy’s receiver and antenna used for its electronic warfare system, Military Aerospace & Electronics reports. John Keller writes the Naval Sea Systems Command awarded the modification for the branch’s Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program Block 2 system. The company will buy SEWIP Block […] More

  • Boeing Hands Pentagon WGS Satellite 6, WGS-5 to Launch Wednesday - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Boeing Hands Pentagon WGS Satellite 6, WGS-5 to Launch Wednesday

    Boeing has delivered the sixth wideband global satellite communications spacecraft to the Defense Department in preparation for its scheduled launch in 2013. The company shipped the WGS-6 satellite from its facility in El Segundo, Calif. to Titusville, Fla. and the spacecraft will be tested, fueled and integrated before its launch from Cape Canaveral, Fla., Boeing […] More

  • DRS Terminal Certified to Access Pentagon Wideband Satellites - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DRS Terminal Certified to Access Pentagon Wideband Satellites

    DRS Technologies has received a certificate from the Defense Department that allows users of the company’s mobile on-the-move terminal to operate and access the agency’s communication satellites in the Global Information Grid. The company received its X-Band On-the-Move certification from the Army Strategic Command and Department of Defense’ Joint SATCOM Engineering Center, DRS said Wednesday. […] More

  • Inmarsat Helps Build Offshore Microwave Comm Service; Gerbrand Schalkwijk Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Inmarsat Helps Build Offshore Microwave Comm Service; Gerbrand Schalkwijk Comments

    Inmarsat has partnered with Broadband Antenna Tracking Systems and LLOG Exploration to extend broadband communications coverage over the Gulf of Mexico through a new microwave technology network. The new service is intended for the Gulf’s deep-water structures and is currently used in the Mississippi Canyon Field, Inmarsat announced Thursday. BATS produced the Stabilized Microwave system […] More

  • Lockheed Updates Web Portal for Aviation Search, Rescue; Jim Derr Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Updates Web Portal for Aviation Search, Rescue; Jim Derr Comments

    Lockheed Martin has upgraded its automation system and Web portal for pilots with goals to ensure safety in aviation sector. The surveillance-enhanced search and rescue service intends to help pilots monitor aircraft movements, location and emergency signals for search and rescue operations, Lockheed said Thursday. SE-SAR works with SpiderTracks GPS devices on the new Web […] More

  • Lockheed Undersea Drone Available for Offshore Energy Market; Dan McLeod Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Undersea Drone Available for Offshore Energy Market; Dan McLeod Comments

    Lockheed Martin will make its autonomous underwater vehicle available for sale or lease oil and gas service providers to perform underwater inspections on offshore sites. The 10-foot long Marlin is designed to make three-dimensional geo-referenced models of underwater platforms and seabeds through optical and acoustic sensors, Lockheed said Tuesday. Marlin recently helped an energy company […] More

  • LGS Joins DARPA ISR Laser Tech Program - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    LGS Joins DARPA ISR Laser Tech Program

    LGS Innovations has won a $4.1 million contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to develop laser technology intended to measure distance from a target by illuminating the target and analyzing backscattered light, Military & Aerospace Electronics reports. John Keller writes DARPA wants the Laser Radar Technology program to develop light detection and ranging technology […] More

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