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  • GTEC CFO Joe Cormier to Present at Raymond James Conference - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    GTEC CFO Joe Cormier to Present at Raymond James Conference

    GTEC (NASDAQ: GTEC) is set to take part in the Raymond James’ 32nd Annual Institutional Investors Conference, to be held in Orlando, Fla. on March 7. The event will take place at the JW Marriott Orlando Grande Lakes. GTEC CFO Joe Cormier will present the firm’s financial performance and growth strategy at 8:40 a.m. The […] More

  • ATK Rocket Motors Send Discovery into Orbit for Last Time - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ATK Rocket Motors Send Discovery into Orbit for Last Time

    ATK’s (NYSE: ATK) Reusable Solid Rocket Motors propelled the Space Shuttle Discovery into orbit for the spacecraft’s last mission. Discovery’s crew embarked on an 11-day mission to the International Space Station yesterday. “As we near the conclusion of the Space Shuttle Program, we reflect on the dedicated workforce that has provided the most reliable, human-rated […] More

  • BAE Systems to Showcase Police Vehicle at IDEX in Abu Dhabi - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    BAE Systems to Showcase Police Vehicle at IDEX in Abu Dhabi

    BAE Systems will be on hand at IDEX, an international defense exhibition held in Abu Dhabi this week, to display one of the RG12 MK4 Armored Personnel Carriers in produced for Dubai’s police force. The company recently filled a order for 10 of the vehicles issued in 2008. “The in-theatre RG12 vehicles are a valuable […] More

  • Lockheed Martin, Penn State Develop 'Breakthrough' Spacecraft Technology - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Martin, Penn State Develop ‘Breakthrough’ Spacecraft Technology

    Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Penn State developed a breakthrough material that could provide a noticeable improvement in the performance of spacecraft antennas. The electromagnetic metamaterial is touted by the firm as one of the first that is able to improve a real-world device.  A metamaterial contains properties not found in nature, while an electromagnetic […] More

  • SRA Rolls Out BlackBerry SMS Encryption Product - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    SRA Rolls Out BlackBerry SMS Encryption Product

    SRA International (NYSE: SRX) rolled out One Vault Messenger, an encryption solution for text messages for BlackBerries. Created for use for executives, first responders, and government agencies, the product makes use of an intuitive interface and leverages technology from Koolspan to defend against hackers and unwanted surveillance. “Today, both GSM and CDMA mobile networks lack […] More

  • Intelligent Decisions' Roy Stephan Highlights Cloud Benefits - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Intelligent Decisions’ Roy Stephan Highlights Cloud Benefits

    While cloud computing is on the rise in the government, the benefits of the technologies are being realized by numerous small companies, including government contractors. “Small businesses that can’t afford the servers it takes to host a website or run certain business applications can borrow space from cloud companies that run massive data farms,” CNNMoney.com […] More

  • CSC Reaches Milestone on FAA Project - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    CSC Reaches Milestone on FAA Project

    CSC (NYSE:CSC) has transitioned Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) servers and support systems from the FAA Air Traffic Control System Command Center in Herndon, Va., over to the William J. Hughes Technical Center in Atlantic City, N.J. The move comes as part of a larger FAA plan to overhaul traffic-flow management. According to the firm, “CSC […] More

  • Max Hall, Stephen Hughes Join Pragmatics - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Max Hall, Stephen Hughes Join Pragmatics

    Pragmatics has named Max Hall and Stephen Hughes to leadership positions. Hall has been named chief operating officer, while Hughes will take on the role of chief financial officer. “As we position Pragmatics for continued corporate growth and significant expansion, we are taking steps to ensure that our executive team possesses the vision and expertise […] More

  • Big Day at SAIC: a Contract Win, an Acquisition and a Financial Announcement - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Big Day at SAIC: a Contract Win, an Acquisition and a Financial Announcement

    SAIC (NYSE: SAI) produced a torrent of news today, with a contract win, an acquisition and a financial announcement. First, the firm won a task order from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), National Exercise Division (NED) to design and support national level exercises to evaluate catastrophic earthquake preparedness. According […] More

  • Harris Wraps Up CapRock Deal - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Harris Wraps Up CapRock Deal

    Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) finalized its planned acquisition of CapRock Communications. The privately-held firm was purchased for $525 million in cash, subject to post-closing adjustments. Private equity firm ABRY Partners was the firm’s majority owner. CapRock CEO Peter Shaper will remain on to serve as president of the business, functioning as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Harris […] More

  • Wes Bush Discusses Northrop's Financial Status - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Wes Bush Discusses Northrop’s Financial Status

    Northrop Grumman  (NYSE:NOC) reported that second quarter 2010 earnings posted an increase, signaling continued prosperity for the firm. “Overall, we’re pleased with our second quarter results,” CEO Wes Bush said. “Our focus on performance improvement is generating positive results across all our businesses. Aerospace, Electronics, Information Systems and Technical Services each generated solid operating income growth. […] More

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