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  • Navy Extends Sierra Nevada's Countermeasure Transmitter Support Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Navy Extends Sierra Nevada’s Countermeasure Transmitter Support Contract

    Sierra Nevada has received a one-year, $31 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to continue to supply and support countermeasure transmitters designed for explosive ordnance disposal personnel. The Defense Department said Wednesday the modification exercises option year six and extend the ordering period of a previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for AN/PLT-5 electronic jamming systems. Sierra Nevada will produce the systems as […] More

  • Navy, Nammo's US Subsidiary Form Rocket Motor, Warhead Manufacturing Partnership - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Navy, Nammo’s US Subsidiary Form Rocket Motor, Warhead Manufacturing Partnership

    The Naval Surface Warfare Center’s Indian Head explosive ordnance disposal technology division has partnered with Nammo Group‘s U.S.-based subsidiary Nammo Energetics Indian Head to produce rocket motors and warheads. The public-private collaboration is authorized under NSWC IHEODTD’s Center for Industrial and Technical Excellence designation, the Naval Sea Systems Command said Jan. 20. “Under this 30-year partnership, Nammo Energetics Indian Head will address […] More

  • Teledyne Subsidiary to Update Underwater Remotely Operated Vehicles for DoD - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Teledyne Subsidiary to Update Underwater Remotely Operated Vehicles for DoD

    Teledyne Technologies‘ SeaBotix subsidiary has secured a multimillion contract to update underwater remotely operated vehicles for the Defense Department. The company said Tuesday the contract covers the delivery of 60 new vLBV300 ROV systems to explosive ordnance disposal mobile units worldwide. SeaBotix received the operational capability upgrade contract through DoD’s Atlantic Diving Supply distributor. The vLBV300 ROV systems will be fitted […] More

  • Harris Launches EOD Robot at AUSA Convention - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Harris Launches EOD Robot at AUSA Convention

    Harris has unveiled a robotic technology offering the company designed to help operators disarm improvised explosive devices, Defense News reported Monday. Jen Judson writes the T7 EOD robot, which Harris unveiled at the Association of the U.S. Army's annual convention Monday, employs an intuitive interface and can be equipped with a water disruptor that works to disengage a trigger. The […] More

  • Harris to Showcase Robotic Platform at Counter-IED Exercise in Thailand; Ed Zoiss Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Harris to Showcase Robotic Platform at Counter-IED Exercise in Thailand; Ed Zoiss Comments

    A team of Harris robotics specialists will demonstrate a company-made robot at an ongoing event in Thailand that features explosive ordnance disposal and counter improvised explosive device technologies and methods. Harris said Wednesday its T7 EOD robotic platform will be showcased at this week’s Raven's Challenge that aims to bring together multinational, multiservice teams to collaborate on realistic EOD scenarios. “Years of research and continuous […] More

  • DHS Taps JGW International, Reamda to Develop EOD Robot Operator Control Unit - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DHS Taps JGW International, Reamda to Develop EOD Robot Operator Control Unit

    The Department of Homeland Security has awarded a $422,330 contract to JGW International to produce a universal operator control unit for four explosive ordnance disposal robotic platforms. DHS’ science and technology directorate will collaborate with JGW International and its  partner Reamda to create a system that will work to help bomb technicians operate multiple robotic platforms using a single standardized control unit console, the […] More

  • Rockwell Collins to Deliver 2,000 GPS Receivers for Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal Robots - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Rockwell Collins to Deliver 2,000 GPS Receivers for Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal Robots

    Rockwell Collins will deliver approximately 2,000 MicroGRAM GPS receivers to Neya Systems and Northrop Grumman to support the Naval Surface Warfare Center's Advanced Explosive Ordnance Disposal Robotic System. Rockwell Collins said Wednesday the GPS receivers will be integrated into Neya's Autonomous Behavior Capability Module that will support AEODRS Increment 1 — the first of three robots under the AEODRS program. MicroGRAM […] More

  • Dan Bannister Passes - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Dan Bannister Passes

    The government contracting community recently lost a revered figure. Daniel R. Bannister, CACI board director, passed away March 12, at the age of 80. Always a prominent leader in government service, Bannister served on CACI's board of directors since 2007. From 1985 to 1997, he served as DynCorp president and CEO, and as chairman from […] More

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