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  • BAE, L-3 Conclude Int'l F-18 Maintenance Work; Steve Drury Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    BAE, L-3 Conclude Int’l F-18 Maintenance Work; Steve Drury Comments

    BAE Systems and engineering partner L-3 MAS Canada have completed a maintenance contract intended to support a fleet of the Royal Australian Air Force, Australian Defence Magazine reported Friday. The companies worked to maintain and add structural refurbishments to the F/A-18 Classic Hornet fleet to keep the planes combat ready before the Joint Strike Fighter […] More

  • Lockheed To Study F-35 Missile Risk For Norway - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed To Study F-35 Missile Risk For Norway

    Lockheed Martin's aeronautics company will study F-35 missile risk reduction for Norway under a contract modification received from the U.S. Navy. The Defense Department said $19,805,300 modification falls under a previously-awarded low rate initial production contract. Studies for the Norway Ministry of Defense will consist of physical fit checks, wind tunnel tests and engineering analysis. […] More

  • Lockheed to Update F-35 Air System Testing, Design - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed to Update F-35 Air System Testing, Design

    Lockheed Martin Corp has won a $39.3 million Navy contract modification to update air system design and testing for fighter jets, the Defense Department announced Friday. The Bethesda, Md.-based contractor will continue developing the F-35’s partner version air system under a delta systems development and demonstration program. Funds under the cost-plus-fee contract will not expire […] More

  • Lockheed to Develop F-35 Data Farm - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed to Develop F-35 Data Farm

    Lockheed Martin's aeronautics company won a $24,138,848 Navy contract modification to develop a data farm for an F-35 laboratory, the Defense Department announced Friday. The Bethesda, Md.-based contractor will develop the data farm for the Joint Strike Fighter U.S. Reprogramming Laboratory, which will be located at Eglin Air Force Base. The data farm will store […] More

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    CGI to Support F-35 Program Office IT

    The U.S. Navy has awarded CGI Federal a $28,206,792 contract to support information technology for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program office, the Defense Department announced Tuesday. Work is expected to be completed in January 2013. More

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    Lockheed Martin Selects BAE Systems for its JSF Goggle Helmet Display

    BAE Systems has been selected by Lockheed Martin to supply a Joint Strike Fighter Night Vision Goggle Helmet Mounted Display System. The HMD's modular design will allow for a path to binocular visor-projected displays, alternate image sources and Night Vision cameras. “The NVG HMD will enable all aspects of flight operations and it allows us […] More

  • Wyle Celebrates 100 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Wyle Celebrates 100

    Wyle celebrated its 100th anniversary with a buzz only an aerospace company can make. In honor of the company's involvement in every aircraft flown by the U.S. Navy since 1950, Wyle commissioned a fully functional reproduction of Eugene B. Ely's 1911 Curtiss Pusher, the first plane to land onboard a ship. “As a former naval […] More

  • Secretary Gates Announcement Sends Defense Stocks Higher - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Secretary Gates Announcement Sends Defense Stocks Higher

    Defense Secretary Gates spoke today on the future direction of the Pentagon’s weapons programs and specifically how this change of direction will impact military personnel, existing weapons programs and long term planning.  He touched on a large number of specific programs such as the Joint Strike Fighter. Large government contracting firms Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT), Northrop Grumman (NYSE:NOC), SAIC […] More

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