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  • IHS Reports 'Record-Breaking' $65B in 2015 Global Defense Trade - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    IHS Reports ‘Record-Breaking’ $65B in 2015 Global Defense Trade

    IHS has reported a “record-breaking” $65 billion in global defense trade for 2015 after examining trends worldwide across 65 countries based on 40,000 programs in the firm’s Aerospace, Defense & Security’s markets forecast database. IHS said Monday the Global Defense Trade Report noted the Middle East as the largest importing region with an approximate $21.6 billion in defense equipment deliveries. “The global […] More

  • Northrop Unit Lands Navy Order for Production Support on Inertial Navigation Systems - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop Unit Lands Navy Order for Production Support on Inertial Navigation Systems

    A Northrop Grumman business unit has received a $21.7 million order from the U.S. Navy to provide production and technical support for self-contained inertial navigation systems to be installed onboard Navy surface ships. The Defense Department said Friday the AN/WSN-7 Ring Laser Gyroscope navigation system is designed to feature ring laser gyroscope technology and replace gyrocompasses that are currently deployed on the service branch’s […] More

  • Paul Oliver: Boeing in Talks with Egypt, Kuwait Over Potential Military Aircraft Procurements - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Paul Oliver: Boeing in Talks with Egypt, Kuwait Over Potential Military Aircraft Procurements

    Paul Oliver, a vice president at the defense, space and security business of Boeing, says Egypt could finalize an order for company-built Apache attack helicopters and associated support services in 2016, Bloomberg reported Saturday. He also told reporters Saturday that Boeing and Kuwait are close to signing a deal on F/A-18 Super Hornet multirole fighter planes, […] More

  • State Dept OKs $100M Border Security Sensor System Sale to Egypt - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    State Dept OKs $100M Border Security Sensor System Sale to Egypt

    The State Department has given Egypt the go-ahead to buy from the U.S. a sensor security platform, related components and services for use in border security monitoring operations under a potential $100 million foreign military sales agreement. Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman and DRS Technologies will act as primary contractors for the sale, which covers sensor surveillance […] More

  • SAIC Gets $17M Modification on Army FMS Contract for Systems, Computer Support - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    SAIC Gets $17M Modification on Army FMS Contract for Systems, Computer Support

    Science Applications International Corp. will provide systems and computer support services for the Army Research, Development and Engineering Command under a $17.4 million modification to a foreign military sales contract. The Defense Department said Tuesday SAIC will perform contract work at Redstone Arsenal through Feb. 20, 2017. Contract work will occur in the following countries: Afghanistan Australia Bahrain Central African Republic […] More

  • IBM, Egyptian IT Agency Partner on Cloud Development Project; Amr Talaat Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    IBM, Egyptian IT Agency Partner on Cloud Development Project; Amr Talaat Comments

    IBM Corp. has partnered with Egypt’s information technology development agency to provide cloud computing development competencies to software companies in the country with the goal of helping those firms grow their offerings. Independent software vendors will have access to IBM Cloud to develop and test information technology systems and IBM will mentor software developers on […] More

  • Int'l SOS Helps Clients Manage Security Hazards During Egyptian Political Turmoil - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Int’l SOS Helps Clients Manage Security Hazards During Egyptian Political Turmoil

    International SOS and global risk consultancy Control Risks have worked together to help more than 100 organizations manage public health risks and emergency incidents amid the political turmoil in Egypt. The team uses an online tracking platform and a mobile assistance application to send travel alerts and updates for clients traveling to Egypt, the medical […] More

  • L-3 Wins $10M Egypt Radio Sale - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    L-3 Wins $10M Egypt Radio Sale

    L-3 Communications has been awarded a $10.5 million contract from the U.S. Army to provide radio systems and components for a foreign military sales agreement with Egypt. A San Diego-based branch of the company will provide the Army RT-1606 radio transceivers and components for the sale, the San Diego Union Tribune reports. Nathan Max writes […] More

  • ARINC to Implement Cloud-Based Processing System at 5 Intl Airports; Tony Lynch Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ARINC to Implement Cloud-Based Processing System at 5 Intl Airports; Tony Lynch Comments

    ARINC Inc. has signed two contracts to implement a cloud computing-based passenger processing solution at an airport in Russia and five airports in Egypt. The Annapolis, Md.-based communications and systems engineering contractor will link 40 work stations at the Kazan airport in the Russian province of Tatarstan to a remote data center, Air Transport World reports. The company’s […] More

  • Lockheed Sending Radar Support to Egypt - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Sending Radar Support to Egypt

    The U.S. Navy has awarded Lockheed Martin a $6,874,340 contract modification to continue engineering and technical support of AN/TPS-59 and M34 radar sets in Egypt according to a Pentagon announcement. Lockheed will send two people to Egypt for one base year and the contract has four one-year options. The company's work will include: Operation and […] More

  • Five Convicted in Connection with Operation “˜Phish Phry' - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Five Convicted in Connection with Operation “˜Phish Phry'

    Five people were convicted last week of federal charges for their roles in an international phishing scam that used spam emails and bogus websites to collect personal information that was used to defraud U.S. banks, according to FBI’s Los Angeles field office. The five found guilty were among 53 defendants charged in the fall of […] More

  • Multilingual 419 Fraudsters Exploit Egypt Calamities - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Multilingual 419 Fraudsters Exploit Egypt Calamities

    Fraudsters are now taking advantage of the uprisings in the Middle East, posing as high-level government officials to trick victims into handing over their hard-earned cash. Symantec reported discovering a German-language 419 scam claiming to be from the former Egyptian president’s lawyer. The scammer claimed he needed the recipient’s help to retrieve $2.5 million of […] More

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