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  • Ace Technology Partners Secures Air Force Renewal Under NETCENTS-2 IT Products Vehicle - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Ace Technology Partners Secures Air Force Renewal Under NETCENTS-2 IT Products Vehicle

    Ace Technology Partners has secured its first one-year renewal on a U.S. Air Force contract vehicle that covers standardized networking equipment, supplies and related services. The Air Force’s decision to renew Ace Technology’s position on the NETCENTS-2 contract was partially based on the company’s record of performance of work with government and military customers over the past three decades, the company said […] More

  • DARPA to Hold Proposers Day for 'EXTREME' Optics and Imaging Program - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DARPA to Hold Proposers Day for ‘EXTREME’ Optics and Imaging Program

    The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency‘s defense sciences office will host a proposers day to discuss a program that aims to develop optical systems with upgraded performance, new functions and reduced size and weight. DARPA said Monday the proposers day for the EXTREME Optics and Imaging program will take place Sept. 1 via webcast in an effort to help […] More

  • Navy Issues RFI on Portable Bomb Detector Tech - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Navy Issues RFI on Portable Bomb Detector Tech

    The U.S. Navy has begun its search for industry sources of technology designed to detect unexploded ordnance and improvised explosive devices. In a FedBizOpps notice published Monday, the military branch said its Naval Surface Warfare Center in Indian Head, Maryland is interested in detection systems that ordnance disposal personnel can stow in backpacks or cargo pockets. NSWC seeks a detector that […] More

  • Ball Aerospace to Build 2nd Imaging Instrument for NASA's Landsat 9 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Ball Aerospace to Build 2nd Imaging Instrument for NASA’s Landsat 9

    Ball Aerospace & Technologies will manufacture the second Operational Land Imager instrument for NASA‘s Landsat 9 Earth observation satellite under a potential six-year, $19.3 million sole-source letter contract. The company said Thursday it will build Operational Land Imager-2, which works to generate satellite imagery that will support studies on the impact of natural and man-induced activities on Earth’s surface. […] More

  • Ray Johnson Joins United Sciences Board; Sam Kellett Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Ray Johnson Joins United Sciences Board; Sam Kellett Comments

    Ray Johnson, a former senior vice president and chief technology officer of Lockheed Martin, has joined the board of directors at United Sciences. Johnson retired from Lockheed in February after nine years at that company, United Sciences said Monday. United Sciences develops three-dimensional hole scanning and imaging services. “Ray brings deep insight and experience into the technology and […] More

  • DRS Unveils New Radiometric Camera Cores; Gregory Christison Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DRS Unveils New Radiometric Camera Cores; Gregory Christison Comments

    DRS Technologies has launched a new suite of radiometric camera cores designed to measure temperature and provide imagery. The Tamarisk Precision Series line of products feature infrared sensor technology, calibration and new developer tools for integration with the systems of original equipment manufacturers, DRS said Tuesday. DRS developed Tamarisk 320 with a 17-micron pitch and infrared […] More

  • Boeing Satellite to Carry HySpecIQ's Imaging Payload into Space; Craig Cooning Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Boeing Satellite to Carry HySpecIQ’s Imaging Payload into Space; Craig Cooning Comments

    Boeing Co. will build its first commercial batch of the company’s 502 Phoenix small satellites under a contract to carry HySpecIQ‘s hyperspectral payload into space. Two Phantom Phoenix-based satellites are scheduled for launch in 2018 to perform command and control operations, image processing and imagery data storage, Boeing said Wednesday. “Our 502 Phoenix is well-suited for a range of missions […] More

  • Glenn Bindley: Redlen Technologies Raises $6M to Develop Radiation Scanners - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Glenn Bindley: Redlen Technologies Raises $6M to Develop Radiation Scanners

    Imaging scanners developer Redlen Technologies has raised $5.5 million in private funding from investors, including Pangaea Ventures and In-Q-Tel. The financing round is meant to help Redlen further develop cadmium zinc telluride-based radiation detectors for security and medical applications, Redlen said Thursday. Redlen is developing CZT semiconductor technology to aid computed tomography, bone density scans, […] More

  • David Thompson: Orbital Sciences Seeks to Extend Launch Partnership With Skybox Imaging - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    David Thompson: Orbital Sciences Seeks to Extend Launch Partnership With Skybox Imaging

    Orbital Sciences will launch Skybox Imaging's imaging and spacecraft into space in late 2015 under a contract of an undisclosed value. The commercial Minotaur-C space launch vehicle will be used to transport six Skybox spacecraft into low-Earth orbit from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., Orbital said Thursday. Orbital's small-class launch vehicles unit within its launch systems group […] More

  • DigitalGlobe Eyes Geospatial Data Market; Jeffrey Tarr Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DigitalGlobe Eyes Geospatial Data Market; Jeffrey Tarr Comments

    DigitalGlobe is planning to enter the estimated $40 billion geospatial big data market in an effort to expand its business, the Denver Post reported Thursday. Kristen Leigh Painter writes DigitalGlobe executives told investors Wednesday at a Denver conference that the company plans to grow beyond being a satellite imagery provider. “Geospatial big data is at […] More

  • Philips Breast Cancer Imaging Tech Gets FDA Approval; Perry van Rijsingen Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Philips Breast Cancer Imaging Tech Gets FDA Approval; Perry van Rijsingen Comments

    Royal Philips has received approval from the the Food and Drug Administration to offer a medical digital imaging technology that is designed to electronically evaluate treatment methods for patients with breast cancer. The Her2/neu IHC Digital Manual Read is also built to automatically create digital slides and display them on a computer monitor for pathologists, Philips said Wednesday. […] More

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