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  • Gibbs & Cox Adds Navy Vet William Landay to Board of Directors - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Gibbs & Cox Adds Navy Vet William Landay to Board of Directors

    William Landay III, a retired U.S. Navy vice admiral and president of WE LANDAY Consulting, has joined the board of directors at Arlington, Virginia-based maritime engineering and design company Gibbs & Cox. Gibbs & Cox said Friday the more than 35-year Navy veteran also currently holds a senior adviser role at Avascent International and the Potomac Institute of […] More

  • IAP to Help Indiana National Guard Build Cyber C2 Platform - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    IAP to Help Indiana National Guard Build Cyber C2 Platform

    IAP Worldwide Services has secured a $45 million contract from the U.S. Army to develop a cyber command-and-control platform for the Indiana National Guard. The contract was awarded through the Army’s Rapid Response Third Generation  procurement vehicle and covers the development and integration of C2 technology for the Atterbury-Muscatatuck Cyber Technology Environment, IAP said Tuesday. Indiana National Guard operates the […] More

  • State Dept Clears India's $75M CBRN Protective Equipment Purchase Request - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    State Dept Clears India’s $75M CBRN Protective Equipment Purchase Request

    India has received clearance from the State Department to buy chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear defense support equipment from the U.S. government under a potential $75 million foreign military sales agreement. The deal covers 38,034 M50 general purpose masks, 854 pieces each of aprons and alternative aprons, 9,509 Quick Doff Hoods and 114,102 M61 filters, the Defense Security Cooperation […] More

  • State Dept Approves $66M Mortar Round Sale to Singapore - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    State Dept Approves $66M Mortar Round Sale to Singapore

    The State Department has cleared a potential $66 million foreign military sale of mortar rounds, associated equipment and support services to Singapore. Orbital ATK will be the prime contractor for the deal that covers 2,000 XM395 Accelerated Precision Mortar Initiative rounds as well as U.S. government and contractor services, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Tuesday. DSCA added the proposed […] More

  • Taiwan's Aerospace Industrial Development Corp. Begins F-16 Modernization Work - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Taiwan's Aerospace Industrial Development Corp. Begins F-16 Modernization Work

    Taiwan's state-owned aerospace firm has begun to upgrade four Lockheed Martin-built F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft for the country's air force, Defense News reported Tuesday. Mike Yeo writes Aerospace Industrial Development Corp. said it expects to complete modernization work on 144 F-16s within six years at its Taichung facility. According to the 2011 foreign military sales request […] More

  • State Dept OKs Boeing-Built Munitions Tail Kit Sale to Kuwait - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    State Dept OKs Boeing-Built Munitions Tail Kit Sale to Kuwait

    The State Department has given Kuwait the go-ahead to purchase 750 Joint Direct Attack Munitions tail kits and related components from the U.S. government under a potential $37 million foreign military sales agreement. Boeing will serve as the sole-source contractor for the FMS transaction that also covers spares of JDAM load build trainers, support tools, repair and return […] More

  • State Dept OKs AN/SPS-77 Air Search Radar Sale to Philippines - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    State Dept OKs AN/SPS-77 Air Search Radar Sale to Philippines

    The State Department has approved a potential $25 million foreign military sale of AN/SPS-77 Sea Giraffe three-dimensional air search radars and related equipment to the Philippines. Saab and VSE will serve as the principal contractors for the sale that covers two AN/SPS-77 radars and installation, operator training, system operational testing and documentation support services, the Defense Security […] More

  • American Systems to Continue IT, Managed Hosting Support for FMS Enterprise Platform; Peter Smith Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    American Systems to Continue IT, Managed Hosting Support for FMS Enterprise Platform; Peter Smith Comments

    American Systems has received a potential five-year, $36.6 million task order to continue to provide information technology and managed hosting support services for the Security Cooperation Enterprise Solution. SCES is an enterprise platform launched by the Defense Security Cooperation Agency in 2008 in an effort to facilitate foreign military sales processes for international customers across […] More

  • State Dept Approves $65M Cessna AC-208 Aircraft, Equipment Sale to Iraq - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    State Dept Approves $65M Cessna AC-208 Aircraft, Equipment Sale to Iraq

    The State Department has cleared a potential $65.3 million foreign military sale of Cessna AC-208 aircraft, associated equipment and support services to Iraq. Orbital ATK will be the prime contractor for the sale that covers two AC-208 aircraft with LAU-131 Hellfire launchers, AN/ALE-47 electronic countermeasure dispenser, AN/AAR-60 missile launch warning system and AN/AAQ-35 electro-optical infrared imaging system, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency […] More

  • State Dept OKs Sentinel AN/MPQ-64F1 Radar, Humvee Sale to Egypt - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    State Dept OKs Sentinel AN/MPQ-64F1 Radar, Humvee Sale to Egypt

    The State Department has approved Egypt's request to purchase Sentinel AN/MPQ-64F1 radars, High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles Ml 152 and related support from the U.S. government under a potential $70 million foreign military sales agreement. ThalesRaytheonSystems, a joint venture of Thales Group and Raytheon, will serve as principal contractor for the sale that covers eight Sentinel radars, 16 HMMWV Ml 152 […] More

  • State Dept Clears $65M SM-2 Block IIIB Missile Sale to South Korea - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    State Dept Clears $65M SM-2 Block IIIB Missile Sale to South Korea

    The State Department has given South Korea the go-ahead to procure SM-2 Block IIIB Standard missiles and related support from the U.S. government under a potential $65 million foreign military sales agreement. Raytheon will serve as principal contractor for the sale that covers 17 SM-2 Block IIIB missiles and 17 missile containers, the Defense Security Cooperation […] More

  • State Dept Approves Javelin Guided Missiles Sale to Qatar - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    State Dept Approves Javelin Guided Missiles Sale to Qatar

    The State Department has approved the sale of Javelin guided missiles, equipment and support services worth $20 million to Qatar under foreign military sales agreement with the U.S. government. Qatar ordered 50 Javelins and 10 associated command launch units with an integrated day/thermal sight and container, 10 missile simulation rounds, one enhanced basic skills trainer, 12 non-rechargeable batteries, six rechargeable batteries, storage and […] More

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