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  • DOD Office Recommends Rafael-Built System for Counter-Drone as a Service - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DOD Office Recommends Rafael-Built System for Counter-Drone as a Service

    The U.S. subsidiary of Israel-based Rafael Advanced Defense Systems has secured a recommendation from the Department of Defense to offer a counter-small unmanned aerial system platform to military customers. The endorsement from the Pentagon’s Joint Counter-small Unmanned Aircraft Systems Office comes after Rafael Systems Global Sustainment completed a test series for the Drone Dome offering […] More

  • Intel, Lockheed Host 5G Base Station Tech on Flyable Hardware - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Intel, Lockheed Host 5G Base Station Tech on Flyable Hardware

    Lockheed Martin and Intel have implemented 5G communications capabilities on flight-ready hardware using commercial 5G standards and open systems architecture as part of efforts to improve connectivity and accelerate decision-making for military operators across domains. Bethesda, Maryland-based Lockheed said Monday it integrated a 5G Core and Open Radio Access Network technology into its 5G.MIL Hybrid […] More

  • DIU Seeks Proposals for F-22 Aircraft Helmet Display Prototyping Project - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DIU Seeks Proposals for F-22 Aircraft Helmet Display Prototyping Project

    The Defense Innovation Unit is seeking prototype concepts for a customizable, lightweight and projection-based helmet-mounted display for the F-22 Raptor jet. According to DIU’s notice, interested entities have until Dec. 5 to submit bids including a complete HMD proposal for the Raptor Open System Tactical Helmet Display activity. The Defense Department plans to award an other […] More

  • General Atomics Lands DARPA Contract for Heavy-Lift Seaplane Initiative - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    General Atomics Lands DARPA Contract for Heavy-Lift Seaplane Initiative

    General Atomics’ aeronautical systems business has secured a contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency for the development of an aircraft capable of sustained seaborne strategic and tactical lift. The Defense Department said Friday the $8 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract award is in support of DARPA’s Liberty Lifter program. The program’s focus is on designing, building and […] More

  • Raytheon Awarded $114M Navy Contract Modification for Air-to-Air Missile Production - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon Awarded $114M Navy Contract Modification for Air-to-Air Missile Production

    ​Raytheon Technologies‘ missiles and defense business has secured a $113.9 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to manufacture and deliver more AIM-9X Sidewinder Block II missiles as part of Lot 22 production. The Defense Department said Friday Raytheon Missiles and Defense will provide missiles, all-up-round containers, missile guidance units, missile tactical sectionalization kits, support equipment, general […] More

  • Air Force Reserve Command Posts Solicitation for Enterprise IT Services - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Air Force Reserve Command Posts Solicitation for Enterprise IT Services

    Air Force Reserve Command has begun seeking proposals from industry sources capable of providing enterprise information technology services in support of the Directorate of Cyberspace and Technology. The potential multi-year contract will support the planning, sustainment and modernization of the Non-Secure Internet Protocol Router and Secure Internet Protocol Router network environments and other IT infrastructure […] More

  • ThunderCat, Palo Alto Networks to Equip DOD With Internet Operations Management Capabilities - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ThunderCat, Palo Alto Networks to Equip DOD With Internet Operations Management Capabilities

    ThunderCat Technology, a reseller of information technology platforms and services to the government sector, will distribute Palo Alto Networks’ internet operations management offerings to the Department of Defense. The multi-year deal covers artificial intelligence-driven products, including attack surface management technology Cortex Xpanse designed to enable users to identify and mitigate cyber attack surface risks, Palo […] More

  • Lockheed, Microsoft to Work on Classified Cloud, AI Capabilities for National Security Missions - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed, Microsoft to Work on Classified Cloud, AI Capabilities for National Security Missions

    Lockheed Martin and Microsoft have agreed to advance the development of capabilities across four technology areas in support of the Department of Defense’s national security missions. The partnership will pursue new capabilities in classified cloud; artificial intelligence/machine learning, modeling and simulation capabilities; 5G.MIL programs; and digital transformation, Lockheed said Wednesday. For the cloud aspect, Lockheed […] More

  • Boeing Tests Autonomous Anti-Jam Tech for Defense Satcom Platforms - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Boeing Tests Autonomous Anti-Jam Tech for Defense Satcom Platforms

    Boeing has demonstrated an autonomous smart antenna technology envisioned to help the U.S. Space Force prevent jamming attacks targeting satellite communications systems. During the demonstration, the Protected Tactical Satcom Prototype autonomously mitigated simulated adversarial jamming attempts on a user’s communication and preserved network connectivity, Boeing said Monday. PTS-P is equipped with a processor of the […] More

  • Mark Lewis, John 'JV' Venable Named to US Advisory Board of Reaction Engines - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Mark Lewis, John ‘JV’ Venable Named to US Advisory Board of Reaction Engines

    The U.S. business of U.K. company Reaction Engines has appointed national security and aerospace experts Mark Lewis and John “JV” Venable to the newly established advisory board. Venable and Lewis are the inaugural members of Reaction Engines Inc.’s board of advisers tasked with guiding the company’s strategy and advancing market growth initiatives for thermal management […] More

  • Serco Awarded Navy Contract for Antenna Restoration Project - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Serco Awarded Navy Contract for Antenna Restoration Project

    Serco‘s U.S. business arm has secured a potential $47.4 million contract from the U.S. Navy for the maintenance and operation of an antenna refurbishment initiative in support of the Naval Information Warfare Center Pacific.  The Defense Department said Monday work on the Satellite Communication Capability-Based In-Service Engineering Activity Antenna effort is under the firm-fixed-price award that […] More

  • DOD Taps Ayar Labs to Modernize Production of Co-Packaged Optics - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DOD Taps Ayar Labs to Modernize Production of Co-Packaged Optics

    Ayar Labs was awarded a $15 million multi-year prototype other transaction agreement by the Naval Surface Warfare Center to support its co-packaged analog drive high bandwidth optical input/output project or Project KANAGAWA.  Under the OTA, the company said Thursday it will employ its optical input/output chiplets and lasers at data rate bandwidth levels above 2 […] More

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