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  • Xendee, DOE to Test New Microgrid Controller - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Xendee, DOE to Test New Microgrid Controller

    Xendee and the Department of Energy will test a new technology that operators would use to control microgrid functions and manage distributed energy resources. The company said Wednesday it will work with a DOE national laboratory to test the Positronix Model Predictive Controller, which is designed to help microgrids run optimally and adapt to changes […] More

  • NASA to Evaluate Supersonic X-Plane Model in Wind Tunnel - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NASA to Evaluate Supersonic X-Plane Model in Wind Tunnel

    NASA will perform on Thursday, Oct. 25, wind-tunnel tests of a small-scale model of a supersonic aircraft at the agency's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va. Langley engineers will test an eight-percent scale model of the X-59 Quiet SuperSonic Technology X-plane to gather data needed to build up the control systems for the aircraft, NASA […] More

  • Textron's Unmanned Systems Business Unveils Control & Collaboration Tech Product Line - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Textron’s Unmanned Systems Business Unveils Control & Collaboration Tech Product Line

    Textron Systems‘ unmanned systems business unit has unveiled a new portfolio of multidomain control and collaboration technologies that work to help customers gain  situational awareness and share information. Textron said Monday the Synturian suite includes the Synturian Control technology the company designed to integrate with different platforms or vehicles as well as the Synturian Remote system equipped with mobile and network-strengthened tools. Wayne Prender, vice […] More

  • L-3 Wins Contract to Build AWACS Flight Crew Training System for Air Force - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    L-3 Wins Contract to Build AWACS Flight Crew Training System for Air Force

    L-3 Communications‘ link simulation and training division has won a $38.3 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to develop a flight crew training system for the service branch’s airborne warning-and-control system aircraft. The Defense Department said Wednesday the company will perform work on the Diminishing Manufacturing Sources Replacement of Avionics for Global Operations and Navigation program in […] More

  • NASA Astronauts Evaluate Spacecraft Control Systems With SpaceX, Boeing Via Commercial Crew Program - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NASA Astronauts Evaluate Spacecraft Control Systems With SpaceX, Boeing Via Commercial Crew Program

    Four NASA astronauts have begun to work with Boeing and SpaceX to assess spacecraft control systems and simulators in preparation for their future International Space Station missions as part of the Commercial Crew Program. NASA said Wednesday astronauts Doug Hurley, Suni Williams, Bob Behnken and Eric Boe have been tapped to undergo training for flight tests […] More

  • NetApp, VMTurbo Form Clustered Data Mgmt Team; Yuri Rabover Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NetApp, VMTurbo Form Clustered Data Mgmt Team; Yuri Rabover Comments

    NetApp has partnered with control system provider VMTurbo to manage clustered data for clients that want to operate virtualized storage platforms without disruption, CIOL reported Wednesday. NetApp moved to consolidate its clustered Data ONTAP 8.2 with VMTurbo's Operations Manager system in order to help information technology personnel meet business and application requirements for storage environments, according […] More

  • DDN, Sierra Detention Systems to Develop Surveillance App Control System; PD Sims Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DDN, Sierra Detention Systems to Develop Surveillance App Control System; PD Sims Comments

    DataDirect Networks and Sierra Detention Systems have partnered to deploy a controls system for video surveillance applications as the companies aim to help physical security customers address storage and data capture requirements. The integrated security controls technology works to capture data and archive videos and is based on DDN’s SFA storage engine and Sierra Detention Systems’ […] More

  • BAE Launches Industrial Control System Cyber Suite; David Garfield Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    BAE Launches Industrial Control System Cyber Suite; David Garfield Comments

    BAE Systems has introduced a military-grade cybersecurity suite that is designed to help industrial companies protect their infrastructure from cyber attacks. The company developed IndustrialProtect to help defense, energy, utilities and natural resources organizations secure their industrial control systems and update legacy technologies, the company said Tuesday. David Garfield, managing director of cyber security at BAE Systems […] More

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