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  • Darius Adamczyk to Become Honeywell Chairman in April; Duncan Angove Named Independent Director - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Darius Adamczyk to Become Honeywell Chairman in April; Duncan Angove Named Independent Director

    Darius Adamczyk, president and CEO of Honeywell, will succeed the retiring Dave Cote as chairman by the end of April. “The board concluded that Darius will provide decisive strategic leadership and strong execution of Honeywell’s significant portfolio change and deployment of our core technological strengths related to software, data analytics and the industrial internet of […] More

  • Honeywell Opens Dubai-Based Industrial Cybersecurity Hub - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Honeywell Opens Dubai-Based Industrial Cybersecurity Hub

    “‹Honeywell has opened a facility in Dubai, United Arab Emirates that will function as a test environment for network systems and a cyber defense training ground. The company said Tuesday its industrial cybersecurity center of excellence seeks to help customers address potential vulnerabilities and threats in process control networks as well as to train clients […] More

  • Honeywell Gets USAF Contract Modification for Aircraft Power Logistics Support - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Honeywell Gets USAF Contract Modification for Aircraft Power Logistics Support

    A Honeywell business unit has received a potential $42.6 million contract modification from the U.S. Air Force to provide power logistics services for two aircraft platforms. Honeywell Defense and Space will perform logistics support work on ground carts as well as auxiliary and secondary power units for B-2 and C-130 weapon systems, the Defense Department said Monday. The modification […] More

  • Sierra Nevada-Turkish Aerospace Industries Team to Offer Trainer Aircraft for Air Force T-X Program - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Sierra Nevada-Turkish Aerospace Industries Team to Offer Trainer Aircraft for Air Force T-X Program

    Sierra Nevada Corp. and Turkish Aerospace Industries have developed a trainer aircraft in order to compete for the U.S. Air Force's T-X program that seeks to replace the T-38 jet, Quwa reported Monday. Bilal Khan writes SNC and TAI established a Colorado-based subsidiary, Freedom Aircraft Ventures, to offer the Freedom Trainer aircraft. The Freedom Trainer jet will be equipped with […] More

  • CAE USA's Mike Lewis to Keynote Military Flight Training Summit - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    CAE USA’s Mike Lewis to Keynote Military Flight Training Summit

    Mike Lewis, director of business development and training solutions at CAE‘s U.S. arm, will deliver a keynote speech Thursday at the 2017 Military Flight Training USA Summit in San Antonio, Texas. He will discuss integrated live, virtual and constructive flight training that works to connect aircraft and ground simulations, Leonardo DRS said Monday. In his current role, Lewis oversees CAE USA‘s […] More

  • UK Allocates Nearly $73M for Aerospace R&D Projects - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    UK Allocates Nearly $73M for Aerospace R&D Projects

    The U.K. government plans to invest nearly $73 million in seven research and development projects meant to support innovation in the British aerospace sector. The funds will be awarded through the Aerospace Technology Institute as part of the British government and industry’s commitment to invest as much as $5.3 billion in civil aerospace R&D initiatives by 2026, […] More

  • Honeywell Wins Air Force Accelerometer R&D Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Honeywell Wins Air Force Accelerometer R&D Contract

    Honeywel International has won a potential $10.5 million contract to help the U.S. Air Force research and develop an acceleration measurement device. The Defense Department said Tuesday Honeywell support research and development of a low noise, high sensitivity vibrating beam accelerometer under the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract. Work  will occur in Glendale, Arizona, through Feb. 20, 2025 and […] More

  • Leonardo on Track to Build T-100 Aircraft Manufacturing Facility in Alabama - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Leonardo on Track to Build T-100 Aircraft Manufacturing Facility in Alabama

    Leonardo executives have told Alabama government officials that the aerospace company is on track to build a T-100 trainer aircraft manufacturing facility in the state. Leonardo toured a group of Alabama officials around its Venegono Superiore aircraft factory in Italy to demonstrate the production of T-100 trainers, the company’s U.S.-based Leonardo DRS subsidiary said Thursday Leonardo plans […] More

  • Eaton's Revathi Advaithi to Join BAE Board as Non-Executive Director - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Eaton’s Revathi Advaithi to Join BAE Board as Non-Executive Director

    Revathi Advaithi, chief operating officer of Eaton‘s electronic sector, has been appointed to serve as a non-executive director of the board of directors at BAE Systems beginning Jan. 1, 2018. BAE said Wednesday she oversees Eaton’s global electrical business and corporate operations in Europe, Middle East and Africa. Advaithi joined the power management company in 1995 as a manufacturing supervisor […] More

  • Navigant Research: DoD's Annual Spending on Microgrid Deployments to Reach $1.4B in 2026 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Navigant Research: DoD's Annual Spending on Microgrid Deployments to Reach $1.4B in 2026

    A new study from Navigant Research predicts the Defense Department's annual spending on microgrid implementation efforts to hit $453.4 million this year and grow to $1.4 billion over the next nine years. Navigant Research said Tuesday DoD has begun to explore microgrids in an effort to build up its cyber energy security and reduce dependence […] More

  • U.S., Canada, EU Certify Honeywell Satcom Tech, Connectivity Service for Helicopters - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    U.S., Canada, EU Certify Honeywell Satcom Tech, Connectivity Service for Helicopters

    U.S., Canadian and European aviation regulatory agencies have approved Honeywell‘s  satellite communication system and cabin connectivity service to facilitate Wi-Fi access onboard multiple helicopter models. Honeywell said Wednesday it received a Federal Aviation Administration supplemental type certificate for the use of Aspire 200 satcom technolology on Airbus AS350 and Sikorsky UH-60 Blackhawk helicopters. Transport Canada and the European Aviation Safety Agency […] More

  • Air Force, Northrop Vet Marc Lindsley Appointed Leonardo DRS T-100 Program VP - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Air Force, Northrop Vet Marc Lindsley Appointed Leonardo DRS T-100 Program VP

    Marc Lindsley, a 15-year veteran of Northrop Grumman, has joined Leonardo DRS as vice president of T-100 programs. He will lead Leonardo DRS’ efforts to win the U.S. Air Force‘s T-X Advanced Pilot Training System contract with its T-100 Integrated Training System offering, the company said Monday. Leonardo DRS teamed up with Honeywell and CAE USA to develop and submit the T-100 platform as a potential […] More

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