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  • Navistar Defense to Refresh 250 Army Mine-Resistant Ambush-Protected Vehicles - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Navistar Defense to Refresh 250 Army Mine-Resistant Ambush-Protected Vehicles

    Navistar‘s defense business has received a $29.8 million contract modification to update more Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles of the U.S. Army. Work under the contract modification covers 250 additional MaxxPro MRAP vehicles and the deal also includes an option for another 200 vehicles, the Defense Department said Tuesday. MaxxPro is designed to defend against ballistic arms […] More

  • Saab Unveils Unmanned Sea Wasp Underwater IED Removal Vehicle - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Saab Unveils Unmanned Sea Wasp Underwater IED Removal Vehicle

    Saab Group has unveiled its Sea Wasp remotely operated vehicle the company built to relocate, identify and neutralize underwater improvised explosive devices and support anti-terrorism operations below the surface. The defense and security company said Tuesday Sea Wasp is based on the Saab Seaeye commercial ROV line and the U.S. Underwater Hazardous Device Response Community’s explosive ordnance disposal purposes and procedures. Sea Wasp […] More

  • NIITEK Lands IED Tech Sales Contract in Gulf Region - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NIITEK Lands IED Tech Sales Contract in Gulf Region

    A subsidiary of Chemring Sensors and Electronic Systems has landed an estimated $10 million contract for the sale of buried threat detection devices from a country in the Persian Gulf region. NIITEK will deliver its Groundshark dual-sensor handheld system that works to detect buried objects and threats including mines and improvised explosive devices, the company said Monday. NIITEK President […] More

  • Cobham Continues Counter IED Efforts with UK Govt, Vallon GMBH Partnerships - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Cobham Continues Counter IED Efforts with UK Govt, Vallon GMBH Partnerships

    Cobham has said it continues to develop counter improvised explosive device technologies in partnership with the U.K. government and mine detector manufacturer Vallon GmbH. Together with its partners, Cobham has delivered 150,000 communication systems and 9,500 counter IED detectors worldwide, the England-based company said Tuesday. Cobham said its portfolio of handheld and vehicle mounted IED sensors […] More

  • SRC Lands Army R&D Support Contract for Electronic Warfare System - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    SRC Lands Army R&D Support Contract for Electronic Warfare System

    The U.S. Army has awarded New York-based nonprofit research and development firm SRC a potential $49.2 million contract to research, develop, evaluate and test new capabilities for the AN/ULQ-35 CREW Duke system. The Army Contracting Command awarded the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, fixed-fee contract through an online-based competitive procurement process with one proposal received, the Defense Department said […] More

  • BAE Systems Picks Spartan for Light Armored Vehicle Integration, Assembly - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    BAE Systems Picks Spartan for Light Armored Vehicle Integration, Assembly

    BAE Systems has selected Spartan Motors to perform integration and assembly services for the International Light Armored Vehicles that BAE will build for Iraq through a foreign military sales agreement. Spartan’s defense and government operating group will work to integrate the automotive system, complete the assembly and provide inspection services for 29 ILAVs, Spartan said Tuesday. […] More

  • CACI Awarded Army Counter-IED Services Task Order; Ken Asbury Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    CACI Awarded Army Counter-IED Services Task Order; Ken Asbury Comments

    CACI International has received a task order from the U.S. Army to assist the service branch in efforts to combat improvised explosive devices. The company will perform rapid response technical forensics and exploitation services under the contract, CACI said Monday. “With this award to continue our support for the Army's technical forensics and exploitation mission, we […] More

  • Northrop 'Andros' Ground Robot Seeks to Combat Vehicle-Based IEDs - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop ‘Andros’ Ground Robot Seeks to Combat Vehicle-Based IEDs

    A Northrop Grumman subsidiary has introduced a ground robot that intends to help military bomb squads combat vehicle-based improvised explosive devices and other threats. The Andros FX unmanned vehicle from Northrop Grumman Remotec has an operation control tool with a touchscreen showing three-dimensional graphics, four track pods and an arm with additional roll joints, the […] More

  • Dennis Kelly: A-T Solutions to Help Navy Train Joint Forces in Countering IEDs - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Dennis Kelly: A-T Solutions to Help Navy Train Joint Forces in Countering IEDs

    A-T Solutions has been selected to help train naval joint forces in combating improvised explosive devices under a $23.5 million U.S. Navy contract. The company will provide support services to the Navy Expeditionary Combat Command's force protection training for counter-IED operations, A-T Solutions said Tuesday. Dennis Kelly, president and CEO of A-T Solutions, said the company […] More

  • Pakistan to Buy QinetiQ NA's Anti-IED Robot; Andy Rogers Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Pakistan to Buy QinetiQ NA’s Anti-IED Robot; Andy Rogers Comments

    Pakistan will purchase $7.8 million worth of QinetiQ North America-built explosive ordnance disposal robots under an order managed by the U.S. Navy. More than 4,000 of the TALON robots are used daily to identify improvised explosive devices and to support police and HAZMAT operations in the U.S. and worldwide, QNA said Monday. Andy Rogers, executive vice […] More

  • GE-Georgia Tech Team Aims to Find Brain Trauma Clues; Mac Rothstein Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    GE-Georgia Tech Team Aims to Find Brain Trauma Clues; Mac Rothstein Comments

    GE Intelligent Platforms has helped Georgia Tech Research Institute develop a program designed to record real-time blast information regarding improvised explosive devices. The Integrated Blast Effects Sensor Suite will use GE-built subsystems to generate data that aims to help clinicians diagnose and treat brain injuries in warfighters, GE said Tuesday. GTRI ordered 50 units after […] More

  • Raytheon Unveils Explosive Device Detection System; Bob Delorge Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon Unveils Explosive Device Detection System; Bob Delorge Comments

    Raytheon Co.'s U.K. subsidiary has introduced a vehicle-fixed detection technology for improvised explosive devices designed to help ensure the safety of troops during operations. Raytheon UK collaborated with Laser Optical Engineering to develop the Sotera IED detection and confirmation system that uses optical technology to enable users to diagnose explosives, Raytheon said Tuesday. The technology […] More

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