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  • Rockwell Collins to Supply Updated Avionics for Coast Guard MH-65 Helicopters - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Rockwell Collins to Supply Updated Avionics for Coast Guard MH-65 Helicopters

    Rockwell Collins has been chosen to supply new avionics to the U.S. Coast Guard for integration with the service branch’s fleet of Airbus-built MH-65 helicopters. The updated avionics will be integrated into MH-65 aircraft beginning late 2019 as part of an effort to extend the helicopters’ service life, Rockwell Collins said Tuesday. The effort will change the fleet’s […] More

  • Coast Guard Wants Small UAS Tech for ISR Missions Aboard Natl Security Cutters - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Coast Guard Wants Small UAS Tech for ISR Missions Aboard Natl Security Cutters

    The U.S. Coast Guard plans to issue a request for proposals on small unmanned aerial systems to support intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions onboard  national security cutters, Defense News reported Saturday. Lt. Emma Lutton, a spokeswoman for the Coast Guard, told Defense News the service branch aims to release the RFP notice for a potential […] More

  • DoD Taps Carahsoft to Supply ForeScout Software, Services Under Military BPA - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DoD Taps Carahsoft to Supply ForeScout Software, Services Under Military BPA

    The Defense Department has selected Carahsoft to supply ForeScout Technologies-built software and services as a facilitating partner via a military enterprise-wide blanket purchasing agreement. Carahsoft said Tuesday it will distribute ForeScout software including the ForeScout CounterAct agentless security system, ControlFabric Architecture, ForeScout training and ActiveCare support services, Enterprise Manager and Extended Modules for third-party orchestration to aid […] More

  • Huntington Ingalls Launches USCG's 8th Natl Security Cutter - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Huntington Ingalls Launches USCG’s 8th Natl Security Cutter

    Huntington Ingalls Industries has launched the eighth National Security Cutter that HII’s Ingalls Shipbuilding division built for the U.S. Coast Guard ahead of the vessel’s scheduled Dec. 9 christening ceremony. The company said Wednesday Ingalls Shipbuilding used a rail car system to move Midgett NSC to a floating dry dock last week and deployed the vessel early Wednesday morning through the […] More

  • Navy, Coast Guard Issue Polar Icebreaker Design, Construction Draft RFP - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Navy, Coast Guard Issue Polar Icebreaker Design, Construction Draft RFP

    The U.S. Navy and U.S. Coast Guard have released a draft request for proposals for an upcoming project to design and build up to three heavy polar icebreakers. The Naval Sea Systems Command said Thursday USCG needs modern HPIBs in order to maintain access in both Polar regions and address national security, commercial, economic and maritime requirements. The […] More

  • Lockheed Secures $62M Coast Guard C-130J Contract Option - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Secures $62M Coast Guard C-130J Contract Option

    Lockheed Martin has received a $61.9 million contract option to produce C-130J Super Hercules aircraft for the U.S. Coast Guard. The Defense Department said Thursday Lockheed will build the military transport aircraft at a company facility in Marietta, Georgia, through April 30, 2020. The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center is the contracting activity and will obligate the full modification […] More

  • Varley USA Delivers Initial H-60 Toolkits to Army, Coast Guard - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Varley USA Delivers Initial H-60 Toolkits to Army, Coast Guard

    Varley USA has delivered an initial batch of toolkits designed to help the U.S. Army and Coast Guard remove and install components on H-60 utility helicopters. H-60 bridge toolkits include forward and aft bridges, bellcranks, eccentric bushings, longitudinal support assembles and tie rods for the helicopter gearbox, two engine input and accessory drive modules, Varley USA said Wednesday. The […] More

  • BAE Unit to Manufacture 2 Gun Mounts, Associated Hardware for Coast Guard Cutters - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    BAE Unit to Manufacture 2 Gun Mounts, Associated Hardware for Coast Guard Cutters

    BAE Systems‘ land and armaments business has received a potential $16.8 million contract from the U.S. Navy to produce two MK 110 Mod 0 gun mounts along with associated hardware. The Defense Department said Monday each gun mount will include a 57mm medium caliber gun; a barrel-mounted television camera; an ammunition hoist; a muzzle velocity […] More

  • Engility to Help Integrate, Secure Navy Fleet Network Systems; Lynn Dugle Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Engility to Help Integrate, Secure Navy Fleet Network Systems; Lynn Dugle Comments

    Engility has received a potential five-year, $39 million contract to provide integration, engineering and cybersecurity support for a U.S. Navy network of ships and systems. The company said Tuesday it will support the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command’s program executive office for command, control, communications, computers and intelligence in efforts to build a consolidated technology […] More

  • ManTech Lands 5-Year Navy Fleet Support Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ManTech Lands 5-Year Navy Fleet Support Contract

    ManTech International has received a five-year, $39 million contract from the Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division’s Combat Direction Systems Activity to help maintain systems on U.S. Navy ships. The company said Friday it will deliver support to NSWCDD’s documentation management function and computer build and installation program under the contract. CDSA works to update and maintain systems on aircraft […] More

  • Coast Guard Plans New Single-Source IDIQ Award for Software Engineering Services - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Coast Guard Plans New Single-Source IDIQ Award for Software Engineering Services

    The U.S. Coast Guard plans to award a single-source, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for software engineering services to support current and future enterprise information systems at USCG and the Department of Homeland Security. The service branch said in a FedBizOpps notice published Wednesday that services covered under the Application Product Lines Enterprise Services II contract include application development, data […] More

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