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  • Lockheed Invests in Nanosatellite Company Terran Orbital - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Invests in Nanosatellite Company Terran Orbital

    Lockheed Martin‘s venture capital arm has made a strategic investment in Terran Orbital as both companies aim to advance development of nanosatellite technology. Lockheed said Thursday it will obtain an equity stake in Irvine, California-based Terran as part of the cash and in-kind investment deal. The two companies previously worked to support multiple Defense Department and NASA missions. […] More

  • Sentar Gets SPAWAR Task Order for Security Engineering, Software Devt Support - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Sentar Gets SPAWAR Task Order for Security Engineering, Software Devt Support

    Sentar has secured a five-year, $9.9 million task order from the U.S. Navy‘s Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific for security engineering, software development and technical support services. SPAWARSYSCEN PAC awarded the order through the multiple-award Cyberspace Science, Research, Engineering and Technology Integration contract Sentar won a spot on in March, the company said Monday. Sentar will provide […] More

  • Defense Security Service Picks 36 Company Facilities for Industrial Security Award - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Defense Security Service Picks 36 Company Facilities for Industrial Security Award

    The Defense Security Service has given the 2017 James S. Cogswell Outstanding Industrial Security Achievement Award to 36 company facilities for maintaining high standards for industrial security. DSS said Thursday the winning facilities represent various large and small companies such as BAE Systems, Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ Camber subsidiary, CGI Group, Concurrent Technologies Corp., General Dynamics, Harris, Lockheed Martin, Modern Technology […] More

  • Fulcrum Receives FHFA Data Center Services Contract; Jeff Handy Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Fulcrum Receives FHFA Data Center Services Contract; Jeff Handy Comments

    Fulcrum has secured a 10-year, $11.6 million contract to provide data center services to the Federal Housing Finance Agency. The contract was awarded through the General Services Administration‘s Alliant government wide acquisition contract and covers support for FHFA’s IT operations in Virginia, with an option for data center support to the agency’s facility California, Fulcrum said June […] More

  • Rockwell Collins to Provide Navy E-2D Hawkeye Tactics Trainer - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Rockwell Collins to Provide Navy E-2D Hawkeye Tactics Trainer

    Rockwell Collins‘ simulation and training solutions business has secured a $34.2 million contract to deliver a training system for the U.S. Navy‘s E2-D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft. The Defense Department said Wednesday the company will perform aircraft-to-simulator concurrency updates; implement aircraft change directives/engineering change proposals; and integrate and test software applications under the E-2D Hawkeye Integrated Training Systems III […] More

  • Serco Inc. to Help DLA Manage Hazardous Materials Under $101M Contract; Dan Allen Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Serco Inc. to Help DLA Manage Hazardous Materials Under $101M Contract; Dan Allen Comments

    Serco Group‘s North American subsidiary will perform supply chain management support for hazardous materials under a potential five-year, $101.5 million contract the Defense Logistics Agency awarded in May. Serco Inc. will assist DLA’s distribution unit in planning, forecasting, data management, procurement, inventory, storage management and environmental reporting efforts related to hazardous waste disposal, the company said Monday. Dan Allen, Serco Inc. chairman and CEO, said […] More

  • Boeing-Huntington Ingalls Team to Chase Navy Large UUV Program - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Boeing-Huntington Ingalls Team to Chase Navy Large UUV Program

    Boeing and Huntington Ingalls Industries have partnered to design and build unmanned undersea vehicles as part of a joint pursuit of the U.S. Navy‘s Extra Large UUV program. The partnership will use HII’s design and production facilities in Huntington Beach, California; Newport News, Virginia; and Panama City, Florida, Boeing said Thursday. The Navy announced in January it plans […] More

  • Lockheed Names Student Winners of Mars Spacecraft Design Challenge; Rick Ambrose Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Names Student Winners of Mars Spacecraft Design Challenge; Rick Ambrose Comments

    Lockheed Martin has announced the winners of a video challenge that aimed to encourage students to design a spacecraft that could help transport astronauts to Mars. The company said Tuesday the challenge winners include an individual participant from D. Russell Parks Jr. High School in California as well as student teams from the John Adams and Woodrow Wilson middle […] More

  • Lockheed to Continue Trident II D5 Missile Production for Navy - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed to Continue Trident II D5 Missile Production for Navy

    Lockheed Martin‘s space systems business has secured a $43.9 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to produce Trident II D5 submarine-launched fleet ballistic missiles and carry out support for deployed D5 systems. The Defense Department said Friday work will occur in California, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Washington, Utah and Virginia through Sept. 30, 2017. The Navy’s Strategic Systems Programs will obligate […] More

  • Northrop Secures Navy Triton UAS Long-Lead Material Procurement Funds - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop Secures Navy Triton UAS Long-Lead Material Procurement Funds

    Northrop Grumman has received a $49.4 million contract from the U.S. Navy to provide long-lead components, materials, parts and services required to produce the MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft system. The Defense Department said Monday work will occur in Maryland, West Virginia, Utah, Texas, California and other locations in the continental U.S. through December 2017. The Naval Air Systems Command will […] More

  • Leidos Secures Follow-On Navy Intell System Support Contract; Tim Reardon Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Leidos Secures Follow-On Navy Intell System Support Contract; Tim Reardon Comments

    Leidos has secured a potential two-year, $43 million contract from the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command to provide technical services in support of the U.S. Navy‘s intelligence infrastructure. The follow-on contract covers technical assessment and evaluation, program definition, organization and direction support for the Distributed Common Ground System ““ Navy family of systems, Leidos said Monday. […] More

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