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  • Lockheed Runs Site Acceptance Test of Multi-Role Radar for Latvia - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Runs Site Acceptance Test of Multi-Role Radar for Latvia

    Lockheed Martin has conducted a site acceptance test of a multi-role radar that the company produced for the Latvian military. The company said Monday the test marks the on-schedule delivery of the first of three TPS-77 radars to Latvia’s defense ministry. Latvia awarded Lockheed a contract in 2015 to supply three TPS-77s for aircraft surveillance operations. The radar […] More

  • Latvia State Border Guard Orders Leonardo-Built Multipurpose Helicopters - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Latvia State Border Guard Orders Leonardo-Built Multipurpose Helicopters

    Leonardo has received a contract of an undisclosed value to supply two AW119Kx helicopters to Latvia’s state border guard. The contract has an option for an additional helicopter and related aircrew or maintenance technician training services, Leonardo said Tuesday. Leonardo is scheduled to deliver the initial AW119Kx units from a company facility in  Philadelphia is expected […] More

  • Latvia Purchases 3 Lockheed Air Surveillance Radars; Raimonds Bergmanis, Greg Larioni Comment - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Latvia Purchases 3 Lockheed Air Surveillance Radars; Raimonds Bergmanis, Greg Larioni Comment

    Lockheed Martin has secured a contract to supply three TPS-77 multi-role radars to Latvia for use in aircraft surveillance operations. The company said Monday the TPS-77 MRR consists of a single, multirole scan platform that works to allow users to choose specific flight surveillance functions for the radar and a Gallium Nitride system designed to reduce […] More

  • Thales-Raytheon JV Lands Sentinel Radar Supply Contract in Latvia - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Thales-Raytheon JV Lands Sentinel Radar Supply Contract in Latvia

    A joint venture of Thales Group and Raytheon has been awarded a contract to supply mobile radar systems to Latvia's armed forces. ThalesRaytheonSystems said Wednesday it will deliver four Improved Sentinel AN/MPQ-64 F1 radars to Latvia. Sentinel is a mobile, three-dimensional radar system intended for missile system coordination, infrastructure protection and airborne surveillance operations. The phased-array […] More

  • DLA Picks Mina Jet Fuel Supply for DoD Assets in Eastern Europe; Zack Friedman Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DLA Picks Mina Jet Fuel Supply for DoD Assets in Eastern Europe; Zack Friedman Comments

    Mina Group subsidiary Red Star Enterprises has landed two Defense Department contracts to deliver petroleum products to Poland, Lithuania and Estonia. The Defense Logistics Agency awarded the projects three months after handing Red Star the jet fuel supply contract for DoD assets in Latvia, Mina Group said Sept. 15. Executives of the indicated that the […] More

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    Hackers Deface European News Agency Website

    Hackers have defaced the website of Latvian news agency LETA, which today remains inaccessible, an agency official told reporters. RIA Novosti reported that visitors to LETA’s website encountered a message saying, “Dear colleagues, before publishing questionable specialists’ opinion about small hosting companies and discussing competence matters, we advise you to revise the content of these […] More

  • Increase in Latvian Botnet Causes Row - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Increase in Latvian Botnet Causes Row

    The recent rise in malicious and annoying email setting forth from Latvia has ignited a row between the country’s top domain registry and the anti-spam organization Spamhaus. NIC.LV, which currently administers all the .lv domains, claims Spamhaus is “impolite, arrogant and even rude.” The rhetoric follows Spamhaus’ decision to place a large portion of Latvian […] More

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    British ISP Hit by DDoS from Latvia

    Internet Service Provider (ISP) Vispa was downed for approximately 12 hours late last week by a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack emanating from within Latvia. While internet service was available to customers after 12 hours, the phone service was still affected late Friday. Vispa commercial director Adam Binks said”As a result of a major […] More

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