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  • TechNavio Forecasts 3% CAGR for Global Aerospace, Defense Telemetry Market in 2014-2019 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    TechNavio Forecasts 3% CAGR for Global Aerospace, Defense Telemetry Market in 2014-2019

    A new TechNavio report projects the global aerospace and defense telemetry market to witness a 2.57 percent compound annual growth rate from 2014 through 2019. The report indicates that a surge in aerospace research and development activities would propel the market to the projected year-over-year growth, Reportlinker said Thursday. TechNavio sees the market facing particular challenge […] More

  • SATCOM Tech Makers Form Broadband Service Alliance - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    SATCOM Tech Makers Form Broadband Service Alliance

    Cobham, International Communications Group, Iridium Communications, L-3 Communications and Rockwell Collins have partnered to develop and distribute products that are built to work with Iridium's new broadband service. The industry partners will design and manufacture broadband terminals to be compatible with Iridium Certus, Iridium said Thursday. Iridium expects the products from its partners to be available in late 2016 after the release of […] More

  • Cobham to Maintain Australian Search, Rescue Planes; Peter Nottage Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Cobham to Maintain Australian Search, Rescue Planes; Peter Nottage Comments

    Cobham will work with Australia’s maritime safety agency to prepare, modify and operate four Bombardier Challenger CL-604 jets for search-and-rescue functions under a potential 15-year, $616 million contract. The company said Friday it will install new sensors, air-operable doors and high-vision windows on the aircraft and support operations with air crews that contain a captain, first officer, visual search officer, […] More

  • ReportsnReports: Unmanned Ground Vehicle Market to Hit $8B by 2020 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ReportsnReports: Unmanned Ground Vehicle Market to Hit $8B by 2020

    ReportsnReports has projected the global unmanned ground vehicle market to be worth $8.26 billion by 2020, a 32.72 percent increase from the firm’s 2014 figure. The market research firm's new report analyzes emerging trends and major countries from North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East, Latin America and Africa regions, MarketsnMarkets said Thursday. ReportsnReports also examines UGV applications […] More

  • Air Force Used Cobham In-Flight Refueling Tool for South Sudan Rescue Mission - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Air Force Used Cobham In-Flight Refueling Tool for South Sudan Rescue Mission

    Cobham's air-to-air refueling system has worked to facilitate in-flight refueling for three Bell–Boeing CV-22 Osprey aircraft of the U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command under attack during a rescue mission in South Sudan. The CV-22s sustained substantial system damages from attacks by hostile forces after the AFSOC rescue team tried to leave a UN compound […] More

  • Cobham Unveils New Satcom Product Catalog - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Cobham Unveils New Satcom Product Catalog

    Cobham today announced that it has made its Satcom product catalog available and that the portfolio includes a new set of systems, custom configurations and communication arrays. The catalog covers a wide range of options used in the standardized DIAMOND range of high-performance feed chains that are applied to more than 1,500 reflector antenna systems, available in carbon fiber […] More

  • Cobham to Build Electronic Jamming System Transmitters for US Navy, Australia - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Cobham to Build Electronic Jamming System Transmitters for US Navy, Australia

    Cobham will develop low-band transmitters for electronic jamming systems used by the U.S. Navy and Australian forces under a $21.8 million contract modification, Military & Aerospace Electronics reported Monday. John Keller writes Cobham's defense electronics segment will work to build antennas and adapter interface modules for the AN/ALQ-99 jamming system under the modification awarded by the […] More

  • Northrop Grumman-Cobham JV to Start Vehicular Comm System Production - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop Grumman-Cobham JV to Start Vehicular Comm System Production

    A joint venture of Northrop Grumman and Cobham plc has received the first order for a vehicular communication system the team is building for the U.S. Army under a potential $2.4 billion contract awarded in 2009. Northrop Grumman Cobham Intercoms LLC will begin the AN/VIC-5 program’s production and deployment phase and completed validation and verification testing earlier this year, the […] More

  • Victoria Pender Named Cobham Communications EVP; Bob Murphy Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Victoria Pender Named Cobham Communications EVP; Bob Murphy Comments

    Victoria Pender has been appointed executive vice president of communications at Cobham and will report directly to CEO Bob Murphy. The appointment takes effect Sept. 30 and Pender will also serve on the company’s group executive committee, Cobham announced Wednesday. She will oversee the company’s internal and external communications activities, media relations, image management and […] More

  • Chris Le Named VP of Solutions and Sales at Sabre Systems - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Chris Le Named VP of Solutions and Sales at Sabre Systems

    Sabre Systems Inc. has appointed Christopher Le as vice president of solutions and sales where he will be responsible for growing sales in the federal, commercial and international market sectors. He will lead market strategy and new business development in his new role, according to a company statement. Le most recently served as VP of […] More

  • Lockheed Recognizes British F-35 Suppliers; Steve O'Bryan Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Recognizes British F-35 Suppliers; Steve O'Bryan Comments

    Lockheed Martin hosted an event Thursday to acknowledge the contributions of U.K.-based suppliers to the F-35 program at the Defense Supplies and Equipment International trade show in London. U.K. Minister of Defense Equipment, Support and Technology Philip Dunne joined representatives of 13 British businesses that attended the event, Lockheed said Thursday. Steve O'Bryan, Lockheed vice president […] More

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