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  • Ensco Demos Virtual Phased Array, Software-Based Radio Projects at INSA Event - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Ensco Demos Virtual Phased Array, Software-Based Radio Projects at INSA Event

    The Intelligence and National Security Alliance has selected Ensco to present two independent research and development projects in front of a government intelligence community audience at the INSA Innovators Showcase forum. Ensco said Thursday it showcased the Virtual Phased Array and Low SWaP Software Defined Environments projects to a large group of program managers, engineers and scientists from the U.S. government […] More

  • NVI Awarded Follow-On NASA Baseline Interferometry Support Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NVI Awarded Follow-On NASA Baseline Interferometry Support Contract

    NVI has secured a five-year, $12 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to continue support work on NASA‘s very long baseline interferometry. NASA said Thursday that NVI will coordinate and examine VLBI observations as well as support the development, documentation, implementation and maintenance of related software under the follow-on contract. The company will also assist NASA in operation of the geophysical and astronomical observatory at the […] More

  • Navy Runs Safe Separation Tests of Lockheed-Built Anti-Submarine Weapon - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Navy Runs Safe Separation Tests of Lockheed-Built Anti-Submarine Weapon

    The U.S. Navy has begun to conduct safe separation tests of a Lockheed Martin-built anti-submarine warfare weapon from Boeing-made P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft, Flighglobal reported Wednesday. Stephen Trimble writes the High Altitude Anti-submarine warfare Weapon Capability is scheduled to undergo guided flight test in late fiscal 2017, which will permit program officials to potentially order 140 weapons in the […] More

  • Harris to Resell Avtec Dispatch Console System in North America - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Harris to Resell Avtec Dispatch Console System in North America

    Harris‘ public safety and professional communications business has agreed to resell Avtec’s dispatch console system in the North American market as part of a strategic partnership agreement. Avtec said Wednesday the agreement gives Harris an opportunity to offer Scout consoles to public safety, energy, government and industry customers throughout the continent. Michael Ridge, Avtec director of strategic partnerships, […] More

  • Raytheon Meets Systems Engineering Milestone in Air Force GPS OCX Program; Dave Wajsgras Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon Meets Systems Engineering Milestone in Air Force GPS OCX Program; Dave Wajsgras Comments

    Raytheon has completed a systems engineering milestone for the final software iteration of a ground-based operational control system the company developed for the U.S. Air Force‘s GPS III satellites. The company said Tuesday it used a DevOps model that combines commercial cloud technologies and new automation and software development processes in the GPS Next-Generation Operational Control System program. Raytheon noted the approach will […] More

  • Lockheed Unveils 'Paragon' Direct Attack Munition - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Unveils ‘Paragon’ Direct Attack Munition

    Lockheed Martin has introduced the Paragon brand name for the company’s dual-mode, laser-guided bombs. The Bethesda, Maryland-based defense contractor said Thursday Paragon is guided by an inertial navigation system and designed to engage fixed, relocatable and moving targets. Joe Serra, director of precision guided systems at Lockheed’s missiles and fire control business, said the direct attack munition […] More

  • DHS S&T Opens Tech Testing Opportunity for GPS Equipment Manufacturers - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DHS S&T Opens Tech Testing Opportunity for GPS Equipment Manufacturers

    The Department of Homeland Security‘s science and technology directorate has issued a request for information participation for global positioning system equipment manufacturers to offer an opportunity for product testing against jamming and spoofing threats. DHS said Monday it will host a GPS Testing for Critical Infrastructure event April 17-April 21 at the Muscatatuck Urban Training Center in […] More

  • Geoscience Australia Partners With Lockheed, Inmarsat, GMV to Demo 2nd-Gen Satellite-based Navigation Testbed - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Geoscience Australia Partners With Lockheed, Inmarsat, GMV to Demo 2nd-Gen Satellite-based Navigation Testbed

    Australia's geoscience research agency has teamed up with Lockheed Martin, Inmarsat and GMV to demonstrate how signals from multiple constellations of Global Navigation Satellite Systems can help build up positioning, navigation and timing for various applications. Geoscience Australia and the three companies will demonstrate over a two-year period a new Satellite-Based Augmentation System testbed for applications […] More

  • Raytheon, Air Force Partner to Update Missile Signal Processor Tech - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon, Air Force Partner to Update Missile Signal Processor Tech

    Raytheon and the U.S. Air Force will collaborate to develop a new signal processor for the Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile as part of a refresh program that seeks to extend production of the system beyond 2020. The company said Tuesday the service branch launched the Form Fit Function Refresh effort as the government-industry team marks milestone for the 20,000th AMRAAM unit. AMRAAM is designed to […] 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

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