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  • Australian Air Force Uses Inmarsat's Global Xpress Satcom Service Aboard C-130J Aircraft - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Australian Air Force Uses Inmarsat’s Global Xpress Satcom Service Aboard C-130J Aircraft

    Australia’s air force has begun to use Inmarsat‘s satellite communications service on a C-130J Hercules transport aircraft as part of an effort to create new ways for air platforms to support deployed forces. Inmarsat said Friday the air force is using the Global Xpress service through Honeywell‘s JetWaveTM Ka-band satcom platform for a six-month trial that […] More

  • Honeywell Gets $65M Modification on Navy Aircraft Power Tech Support Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Honeywell Gets $65M Modification on Navy Aircraft Power Tech Support Contract

    Honeywell International has been awarded a $64.9 million contract modification to repair, replace and provide program support for auxiliary power units of the U.S. Navy’s  F/A-18 A/G, P-3 and C-2 auxiliary power units. The company will also support F/A-18 main fuel controls and electronic control technology and P-3 engine driven compressor, the Defense Department said Thursday. DoD said the modification will increase […] More

  • Inmarsat Demos Global Xpress Satcom Service Aboard Gulfstream IV Aircraft - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Inmarsat Demos Global Xpress Satcom Service Aboard Gulfstream IV Aircraft

    Inmarsat has completed a flight test to demonstrate the capability of its Global Xpress satellite network to deliver high-speed communications coverage to users aboard a Gulfstream IV aircraft. Global Xpress worked to deliver data, voice, internet access, video teleconferencing, application streaming and file transfer support services to the aircraft through the Honeywell-built tail mount antenna […] More

  • Air Force Picks Honeywell, Pratt & Whitney to Build Aircraft Secondary Power Systems - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Air Force Picks Honeywell, Pratt & Whitney to Build Aircraft Secondary Power Systems

    The U.S. Air Force has awarded a potential $12 million contract to Honeywell International and a $15 million contract to United Technologies Corp.‘s Pratt & Whitney subsidiary to research, develop and engineer secondary power systems for multiple types of aircraft. Both contractors will support efforts of the Air Force and U.S. Navy to optimize the safety, reliability and maintainability of secondary […] More

  • Honeywell, NASA Finish Sonic Boom Predictive Tech Test - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Honeywell, NASA Finish Sonic Boom Predictive Tech Test

    NASA and Honeywell have concluded a two-year test of a technology platform designed to help supersonic jet pilots reduce noise associated with sonic booms over populated areas. The test included the integration of the Interactive Sonic Boom Display Avionics software equipped with Honeywell’s Interactive Navigation tool into a business aircraft's avionics system, the company said Wednesday. […] More

  • Honeywell to Establish APAC Cyber Innovation Hub - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Honeywell to Establish APAC Cyber Innovation Hub

    Honeywell‘s process solutions business plans to open a facility in Singapore by the end of 2017 to provide managed cybersecurity services intended to help Asia-Pacific customers manage security posture and avoid breaches. The company said Thursday its cybersecurity center of excellence for the APAC region will feature a research-and-development laboratory, a security operations center and a training facility. The lab will […] More

  • Energy Dept Picks 21 Companies for Energy Savings Performance Contracts - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Energy Dept Picks 21 Companies for Energy Savings Performance Contracts

    The Energy Department has awarded energy savings performance contracts to 21 companies to help update energy and water infrastructure at federal facilities. DOE said Friday contractors will design, construct, install and provide financing support to energy and water savings projects of federal agencies under the ESPCs. ESPCs will not require initial costs from agencies and contractors will be paid over the term of the […] More

  • VSE Unit to Overhaul Engines of State Dept's UH-1H Fleet - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    VSE Unit to Overhaul Engines of State Dept’s UH-1H Fleet

    A business unit of VSE has received a potential five-year, $16.6 million contract to overhaul, modify and repair engines in the State Department‘s fleet of 85 UH-1H “Huey” helicopters. Prime Turbines will perform work on T53-L-703 engines in support of the aviation office at DoS’ Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, the company said Tuesday. Paul Goffredi, president and chief operating officer of VSE’s aviation […] More

  • Honeywell to Update FAA Infrastructure Under Energy Savings Performance Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Honeywell to Update FAA Infrastructure Under Energy Savings Performance Contract

    Honeywell has secured a potential 23-year, $10.8 million energy savings performance contract from the Federal Aviation Administration to carry out infrastructure upgrades at 21 FAA-run facilities. The company said Thursday that the modernization project will also be funded through the Energy Department‘s Assisting Federal Facilities with Energy Conservation Technologies grant. Honeywell will lead efforts to update air traffic control […] More

  • Leonardo's DRS Subsidiary to Build T-100 Trainer Production Facility in Alabama - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Leonardo's DRS Subsidiary to Build T-100 Trainer Production Facility in Alabama

    Leonardo's U.S.-based subsidiary DRS plans to establish a Tuskegee, Alabama-based facility to manufacture its proposed aircraft for the U.S. Air Force's T-X trainer jet program. The Leonardo DRS-led industry team will set up its final assembly and manufacturing facility for its proposed T-100 Integrated Training System at Moton Field Municipal Airport in Tuskegee in an effort to leverage […] More

  • Honeywell to Help Implement Energy Efficiency Systems at Los Angeles AF Base - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Honeywell to Help Implement Energy Efficiency Systems at Los Angeles AF Base

    The U.S. Air Force and the U.S. Army have partnered with Honeywell to implement renewable energy measures and energy efficiency improvements at Los Angeles Air Force Base as part of a 23-year energy savings performance contract. Honeywell said it will install 3,400 rooftop solar photovoltaic modules designed to generate approximately 1,275 kilowatts of power in four buildings at the military base […] More

  • Research and Markets: Innovations Drive Military Satellite Payload, Subsystem Market Growth - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Research and Markets: Innovations Drive Military Satellite Payload, Subsystem Market Growth

    Research and Markets has predicted the global market for military satellite payloads and subsystems will grow at a 5.35 percent compound annual growth rate through 2021 due to advancements in satellites, antenna technology and networks. The research firm said it also forecasts that the emergence of ground-based inflatable satellite communications antennas for military applications will help drive market growth. The “Global Military Satellite […] More

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