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  • L-3 Achieves Air Force Military GPS Security Certification - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    L-3 Achieves Air Force Military GPS Security Certification

    L-3 Communications has completed a U.S. Air Force security certification process for the company’s GPS system for military users. L-3 said Wednesday its Military Code GPS User Equipment is built and certified through the Air Force’s MGUE program administered by the GPS directorate of Los Angeles Air Force Base’s Space and Missile Systems Center. An independent government team ran the certification assessment of […] More

  • NovAtel's GPS Anti-Jamming & Interference Tech to Support DoD Information Network - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NovAtel’s GPS Anti-Jamming & Interference Tech to Support DoD Information Network

    NovAtel has received an order from the U.S. Naval Observatory for its anti-jamming antenna system in efforts to address the core controlled reception pattern antenna requirements of the Defense Department‘s main global enterprise network. The company said Monday its GPS Anti-Jam Technology will serve to support the DoD Information Network, which facilitates voice, data, video and bandwidth services. “GAJT has now been shipped and is […] More

  • Navy Exercises $50M BAE Contract Option for Destroyer Ship Gun Updates - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Navy Exercises $50M BAE Contract Option for Destroyer Ship Gun Updates

    The U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems has secured a $50 million contract option to incorporate the Mod 4 configuration into an additional four Mk 45 naval gun systems onboard U.S. Navy guided missile destroyers. The company said Tuesday the exercised option brings the full value of BAE Systems Inc.‘s Mk 45 modernization contract with the service branch to $130 million. The Mod 4 configuration will […] More

  • CrowdOptic, SOFWERX Partner to Develop Target-Locating Mobile App for USSOCOM - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    CrowdOptic, SOFWERX Partner to Develop Target-Locating Mobile App for USSOCOM

    CrowdOptic has entered into an alliance with SOFWERX to deploy a mobile application that will work to help U.S. Special Operations Command field operatives relay data on specified targets to central command. The app will utilize CrowdOptic’s focal clustering technology and proprietary algorithms to deliver live-streams of targets and their GPS location, CrowdOptic said Thursday. “SOF partner forces typically rely on personal cell […] More

  • Lockheed Hands 2,000th Air Force JASSM Missile; Jason Denney Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Hands 2,000th Air Force JASSM Missile; Jason Denney Comments

    Lockheed Martin has built and delivered its 2,000th Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile  system to the U.S. Air Force under the company’s lot 12 production contract. The company said Tuesday it began work on batch 12 of baseline JASSM cruise missiles and JASSM-Extended Range missiles in January. Jason Denney, program director of long-range strike systems at Lockheed’s missiles and fire control business, said that U.S. […] More

  • VA Requests Info on GPS Vehicle Tracking Platform Sources - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    VA Requests Info on GPS Vehicle Tracking Platform Sources

    The Department of Veterans Affairs wants information from potential industry sources of a web-based platform designed to track GPS-equipped vehicles within the continental U.S. A sources sought notice posted Friday on FedBizOpps stated that VA seeks vendors who can provide hardware, installation, training, monthly wireless GPS vehicle tracking and fleet management services. VA requires equipment and software that are compatible with the Las Vegas […] More

  • Inmarsat's Andy Start: Government Can Utilize Five A's Approach for Cost-Capability Balance - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Inmarsat’s Andy Start: Government Can Utilize Five A’s Approach for Cost-Capability Balance

    Andy Start, president of Inmarsat‘s global government business unit, said the “five A’s” approach postulated by Gartner analysts Mark McDonald and Andy Rowsell-Jones can help the government balance operating capability and cost. Start wrote in a blog post published Thursday the “Augment, Apply, Accompany, Apply and Abstract” approach in the digital world can be modified into the […] More

  • Saab to Refresh Australian Army's Air Defense Weapon, Radar Systems; Dean Rosenfield Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Saab to Refresh Australian Army's Air Defense Weapon, Radar Systems; Dean Rosenfield Comments

    Saab has received a potential $25 million contract to update the Australian army's ground-based air defense weapon and radar platforms with new modulation, coding and cryptographic techniques. The company said Monday it will incorporate Mode 5 functionality into the identification friend or foe technology of the RBS 70 air defense weapon and Giraffe AMB radar systems under the […] More

  • NASA, Mobile Antenna Platform Systems Inc. to Launch UAV Tracking Platform - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NASA, Mobile Antenna Platform Systems Inc. to Launch UAV Tracking Platform

    NASA has signed a license agreement with Mobile Antenna Platform Systems Inc. to commercialize a portable antenna platform the company designed to provide users satellite-based tracking functions for unmanned aerial vehicles. The space agency said Friday the platform is built to constantly rotate approximately 60 pounds of antennas, transmitters and receivers and eliminate the need for additional load-balancing hardware. The […] More

  • Raytheon to Update Air Force GPS Receivers - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon to Update Air Force GPS Receivers

    Raytheon has secured a $52.6 million task order to modernize the U.S. Air Force‘s miniature airborne global positioning system receiver 2000 in accordance with Defense Department and civil regulations. DoD said Friday the company will develop, test and deliver a military code/automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast capable and propose engineering changes to the baseline configuration. The MAGR 2000 design […] More

  • Air Force Seeks to Increase Radio Signal Range Through CubeSat-Delivered Plasma - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Air Force Seeks to Increase Radio Signal Range Through CubeSat-Delivered Plasma

    The U.S. Air Force has awarded contracts to three teams to perform research and development work on long-range radio communications through the use of small satellites or CubeSats designed to release plasma bombs in the ionosphere, New Scientist reported Tuesday. David Hambling writes General Sciences and Drexel University have teamed up to develop a technique that […] More

  • Force Protection Video to Supply Body Camera Kits to US Forest Service - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Force Protection Video to Supply Body Camera Kits to US Forest Service

    Force Protection Video Equipment has secured an order from the U.S. Forest Service for LE50 high-definition body camera kits built on Ambarella chip sets. Force Protection Video said Tuesday LE50 is designed to provide 10 hours of 1080-pixel record time or 12 hours of 720p recording, as well as 50 hours of standby time with 32 gigabytes of internal storage. The camera kits […] More

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