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  • Raytheon to Develop More Antimissile Batteries for Israel's Iron Dome - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon to Develop More Antimissile Batteries for Israel’s Iron Dome

    Raytheon is partnering with Rafael Advanced Defense Systems and other Israeli companies to provide the Mideast country’s defense ministry with antimissile weapon systems, The Boston Globe reported Thursday. Bryan Bender reports that following the development of the Iron Dome defense system, Raytheon is again in talks to build up to 15 additional batteries for the system against long-range missiles. He writes […] More

  • Microsoft to Mentor Cybersecurity Startups in Israel - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Microsoft to Mentor Cybersecurity Startups in Israel

    Microsoft has opened a cybersecurity accelerator hub in Israel in a move to mentor startup businesses in the country, the Washington Post reported Thursday. Mohana Ravindranath writes Microsoft Ventures has partnered with Jerusalem Venture Partners to establish the new cybersecurity program at Microsoft's center in Herzeliya, Israel. Microsoft will provide mentorship and software access to between […] More

  • Elbit Systems to Maintain Simulators for Israel's Army - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Elbit Systems to Maintain Simulators for Israel’s Army

    Elbit Systems will maintain and operate simulators for Israel’s defense ministry under a five-year, $23 million contract. The contract covers work on fixed and mobile ground simulators used by the country’s army, Elbit said Wednesday. Israel uses the simulators to train forces on using armored combat vehicles, tanks and on carrying out other types of military […] More

  • Lockheed and IBM to Invest in Israeli Cyber Facilities - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed and IBM to Invest in Israeli Cyber Facilities

    Lockheed Martin and IBM have moved to invest in cyber research facilities in Israel, Homeland Security Today reported Wednesday. The new CyberSpark complex located in Beer-Sheva, Israel, will house cyber incubators, academic researchers, educational centers and government agencies, according to the report. Those organizations will work to develop cybersecurity infrastructures such as a physical space and […] More

  • John Evans: Lockheed-EMC Team Targets Research Growth in Israel - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    John Evans: Lockheed-EMC Team Targets Research Growth in Israel

    Lockheed Martin and EMC have partnered to invest $1 million to work with Israeli industry, government and academic institutions in bringing technology development opportunities to market, Reuters reported Sunday. Steven Scheer writes both companies will contract external parties such as Ben-Gurion University for cloud, data analytics and cyber technologies projects. “Our goal is to foster […] More

  • During Holidays, SkyLink Aviation Team in Afghanistan Matches Mix of Cultures With Common Goals - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    During Holidays, SkyLink Aviation Team in Afghanistan Matches Mix of Cultures With Common Goals

    The holiday season can at times serve to cast light on the differences between individuals, particularly where diverse cultures struggle to co-exist under difficult circumstances. As a provider of a multitude of aviation, cargo, flight and infrastructure services in some of the most austere and remote locations in the world, SkyLink Aviation operates in a […] More

  • Raytheon, Rafael Seek Pentagon Approval for Missile Integration - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon, Rafael Seek Pentagon Approval for Missile Integration

    Raytheon and Rafael Advanced Defense Systems have asked the Defense Department to approve a planned integration of a U.S.-Israel funded missile system with the Patriot interceptor in order to meet military requirements, Defense News reported Saturday. Barbara Opall-Rome writes the potential integrated system called Patriot Advanced Affordable Capability-4 intends to incorporate the Stunner missile into Raytheon's […] More

  • CA Technologies Provides Medical Center With New IT Platform - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    CA Technologies Provides Medical Center With New IT Platform

    CA Technologies will supply an Israel-based medical center with an infrastructure platform to manage health records and imaging system applications across the hospital’s network. The information technology management solutions provider partnered with Netcom to deploy the IT system at Hadassah Medical Center in Jerusalem, CA Technologies said Monday. Hadassah operates more than 70 hospital departments and serves […] More

  • Report: Intel Plans $10B Investment in Israel Manufacturing Facility - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Report: Intel Plans $10B Investment in Israel Manufacturing Facility

    Chipmaker Intel plans to invest $10 billion to build a new manufacturing facility and upgrade an existing factory in Israel during the next 10 years, Reuters reported Tuesday. Tova Cohen writes Nahum Itzkovich, director of the Israeli Economy Ministry’s Investment Center, told a local newspaper that Intel and Israeli officials are in talks about the firm’s […] More

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    Report: EMC Picks Up Storage Startup for Cloud Expansion Aims

    EMC has agreed to buy Israel-based startup storage provider ScaleIO as the company seeks to grow its footpring cloud computing infrastructure market, Tech Crunch reported Wednesday. Rip Emson and Alex Williams write that an initial report from GeekTime suggested the deal is in its final stages and would close for a price somewhere between $200 million […] More

  • Elbit Subsidiary Hands Northrop F-35 Composite Component; Michelle Scarpella Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Elbit Subsidiary Hands Northrop F-35 Composite Component; Michelle Scarpella Comments

    A subsidiary of Elbit Systems has delivered the first advanced composite component for the F-35’s center fuselage to Northrop Grumman under a seven-year agreement. Elbit Systems-Cyclone is contracted to deliver 16 unique parts to Northrop for the F-35 jet, Northrop said Monday. “We’re anticipating receiving more than 50 component deliveries from Cyclone this year,” said […] More

  • Lockheed to Build Info Center for Israel Defense Forces; Robert Eastman Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed to Build Info Center for Israel Defense Forces; Robert Eastman Comments

    Lockheed Martin intends to build a development information system center as part of the Israeli Defense Force’s technology campus in the Negev desert, according to a Globes article. Yuval Azulai and Shmulik Shelach said the Bethesda, Md.-based company will collaborate with Bynet Data Communications in building the center, known as the 5/9 project. There are five groups attempting to win the $274 million […] More

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