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  • Janus Selected for Unexploded Ordnance Cleanup Project in Yavoriv, Ukraine - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Janus Selected for Unexploded Ordnance Cleanup Project in Yavoriv, Ukraine

    U.S. Army Europe‘s Joint Multinational Training Group-Ukraine has selected Janus Global Operations to carry out an $8.4 million unexploded ordnance clearance project  in Yavoriv, Ukraine. Janus said Friday it aims to dispose of explosives, munitions and other hazardous materials within a nearly seven-square-mile area at the Yavoriv International Peacekeeping and Security Center training range. U.S. military personnel conduct various training […] More

  • Navy Extends Sierra Nevada's Countermeasure Transmitter Support Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Navy Extends Sierra Nevada’s Countermeasure Transmitter Support Contract

    Sierra Nevada has received a one-year, $31 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to continue to supply and support countermeasure transmitters designed for explosive ordnance disposal personnel. The Defense Department said Wednesday the modification exercises option year six and extend the ordering period of a previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for AN/PLT-5 electronic jamming systems. Sierra Nevada will produce the systems as […] More

  • Iraqi Governor Recognizes Janus Global for Demining Efforts in Anbar Province - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Iraqi Governor Recognizes Janus Global for Demining Efforts in Anbar Province

    Gov. Sohaib Alrawi of Anbar Province in Iraq has acknowledged Janus Global Operations' mine clearing efforts in the province through a Twitter post. Alrawi also recognized through the social media post the training support the company has provided to Iraqis to help deal with mines and other improvised explosive devices left by the Islamic State militant organization, […] More

  • CACI to Support JIDO's Joint Force Intell Integration Mission; Ken Asbury Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    CACI to Support JIDO’s Joint Force Intell Integration Mission; Ken Asbury Comments

    The General Services Administration has tasked CACI International to offer deployable intelligence integration, analytical and training services to the Joint Improvised-Threat Defeat Organization under a potential $1.8 billion task order awarded in late October. CACI said Monday the company will work to integrate systems, technologies and processes to help U.S. joint forces defeat adversarial networks globally as part of […] More

  • MSi Launches New Digital Relays, IED Cyber Defense System - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    MSi Launches New Digital Relays, IED Cyber Defense System

    Mission Secure Inc. has launched a new multi-faceted cyber defense platform designed to secure protective digital relays, remote inputs and outputs, controllers and intelligent electronic devices. The company said Tuesday it will demonstrate the MSi 1 platform against digital relay cyber attacks during the 2016 ICS Cyber Security Conference in Atlanta. David Drescher, MSi CEO, said MSi 1 is […] More

  • Saab to Demo Anti-Submarine Warfare Training, Counter-IED Tech at Unmanned Warrior Event - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Saab to Demo Anti-Submarine Warfare Training, Counter-IED Tech at Unmanned Warrior Event

    Saab will feature its anti-submarine warfare training system and waterborne anti-improvised explosive device vehicle at the Unmanned Warrior event in Scotland and Wales from Oct. 10 to 21. The company said Wednesday it will demonstrate its Sea Wasp anti-IED underwater robot and AUV62-AT acoustic target system that works to replicate active and passive submarine signatures for ASW force training. […] More

  • Harris Launches EOD Robot at AUSA Convention - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Harris Launches EOD Robot at AUSA Convention

    Harris has unveiled a robotic technology offering the company designed to help operators disarm improvised explosive devices, Defense News reported Monday. Jen Judson writes the T7 EOD robot, which Harris unveiled at the Association of the U.S. Army's annual convention Monday, employs an intuitive interface and can be equipped with a water disruptor that works to disengage a trigger. The […] More

  • Chemring, Minelab Collaborate to Develop Handheld IED Detector for Australian Defense Dept - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Chemring, Minelab Collaborate to Develop Handheld IED Detector for Australian Defense Dept

    Chemring‘s sensors and electronic systems business will collaborate with Minelab Electronics to develop a handheld detector of buried improvised explosive devices as part of a $5 million contract that MineLab received from Australia’s defense department. The handheld detector prototype will feature Chemring’s ground-penetrating radar and Minelab's multi-frequency continuous wave metal detection technology, Chemring said Tuesday. Chemring […] More

  • Harris to Showcase Robotic Platform at Counter-IED Exercise in Thailand; Ed Zoiss Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Harris to Showcase Robotic Platform at Counter-IED Exercise in Thailand; Ed Zoiss Comments

    A team of Harris robotics specialists will demonstrate a company-made robot at an ongoing event in Thailand that features explosive ordnance disposal and counter improvised explosive device technologies and methods. Harris said Wednesday its T7 EOD robotic platform will be showcased at this week’s Raven's Challenge that aims to bring together multinational, multiservice teams to collaborate on realistic EOD scenarios. “Years of research and continuous […] More

  • Textron Subsidiary to Produce Universal Test Sets for Navy's Counter-IED Program - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Textron Subsidiary to Produce Universal Test Sets for Navy’s Counter-IED Program

    Textron subsidiary AAI Corp. has received a $7.4 million contract modification to produce universal test sets for the U.S. Navy's Joint Counter Radio Controlled Improvised Explosive Device Electronic Warfare program. AAI will also provide UTS  system engineering and program and configuration management services to the Navy, the Defense Department said Tuesday. DoD noted the modification exercises the second option […] More

  • DHS Taps JGW International, Reamda to Develop EOD Robot Operator Control Unit - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DHS Taps JGW International, Reamda to Develop EOD Robot Operator Control Unit

    The Department of Homeland Security has awarded a $422,330 contract to JGW International to produce a universal operator control unit for four explosive ordnance disposal robotic platforms. DHS’ science and technology directorate will collaborate with JGW International and its  partner Reamda to create a system that will work to help bomb technicians operate multiple robotic platforms using a single standardized control unit console, the […] More

  • Lockheed Gets Navy Approval for IED Countermeasure System - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Gets Navy Approval for IED Countermeasure System

    The U.S. Navy has approved a countermeasure technology Lockheed Martin developed to help protect U.S. and coalition forces against improvised explosive devices. Lockheed said Tuesday its Symphony Block 40 platform is mounted on vehicles and designed to jam electronic trigger signals of radio-controlled IED threats. The company integrated an open architecture into the counter-IED system to provide continuous threat spectrum coverage for military users. Joe Ottaviano, […] More

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