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  • FCC OKs Modified Licenses for Iridium's Certus Earth Station Terminals - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    FCC OKs Modified Licenses for Iridium's Certus Earth Station Terminals

    The Federal Communications Commission has approved Iridium Communications' request to modify its two licenses to facilitate the deployment of new Earth station terminals with its Iridium NEXT satellite constellation. An FCC authorization notice released Tuesday says the two modified licenses apply to the company's Iridium Certus Earth stations. Iridium should secure approval from the Federal Aviation […] More

  • Air Force Renews Telos' System Security Review Licenses - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Air Force Renews Telos' System Security Review Licenses

    Telos will continue to carry out system security assessments to support the Defense Department's cybersecurity authorization process after the U.S. Air Force renewed the company's licenses. The renewal of the firm's General Agent of the Security Control Assessor and Special ASCA certifications by the Air Force Space Command's SCA would allow Telos to test networks, […] More

  • Lockheed Licenses B-Temia's Exoskeleton Tech - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Licenses B-Temia’s Exoskeleton Tech

    Lockheed Martin has secured rights to use B-Temia's Dermoskeleton technology platform in products intended for military, first responder and industrial applications under a license agreement with the latter. Dermoskeleton works to prevent overstress on the lower legs and back in order to increase the user's mobility and capacity to carry load, Lockheed said Tuesday. Glenn […] More

  • Air Force Renews Telos' Licenses for System Security Assessments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Air Force Renews Telos' Licenses for System Security Assessments

    The U.S. Air Force has renewed Telos' licenses to perform system security reviews in support of the Defense Department's cybersecurity authorization process. The Air Force Space Command renewed the company's General and Special Agent of the Security Control Assessor licenses that seek to authorize Telos to test systems, applications, networks and platform information technology security […] More

  • Drone Aviation Gets US Patent for Electric Tethered Platform for UAS; Jay Nussbaum Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Drone Aviation Gets US Patent for Electric Tethered Platform for UAS; Jay Nussbaum Comments

    Drone Aviation has obtained a patent from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for its electric tethered technology designed for use with its unmanned aerial systems. The company said Wednesday the Electric Tethered Aerial Platform serves as the core system for its WATT and BOLT tethered UAS. Jay Nussbaum, chairman and CEO of Drone Aviation, said […] More

  • Report: Boeing Seeks FCC License to Launch Constellation of V-band Satellites - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Report: Boeing Seeks FCC License to Launch Constellation of V-band Satellites

    Boeing has filed an application with the Federal Communications Commission for a license to deploy and operate a constellation of up to 2,956 V-band low-orbiting satellites in an effort to provide telecommunications services for government and commercial clients, Space News reported Thursday. Peter B. de Selding writes Boeing said in its June 22 petition with […] More

  • Air Force Space Command Selects Telos as System Security Evaluation Agent - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Air Force Space Command Selects Telos as System Security Evaluation Agent

    Telos has obtained a license from the Air Force Space Command to serve as a special agent of the command’s security control assessor in the evaluation and accreditation of military space systems. The company said Tuesday it will test system, network, application and platform information technology security features as well as assess documentation, policies, procedures and operational […] More

  • NASA Opens Tech Patent Opportunities for Startups; David Miller Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NASA Opens Tech Patent Opportunities for Startups; David Miller Comments

    NASA has launched a new initiative to help startup businesses apply for a free license of patented technologies. NASA said Wednesday startup applicants will have the opportunity to obtain licenses of more than 1,200 NASA technologies such as coatings, sensors, aeronautics technologies and instrumentation, among others. The Startup NASA initiative aims to help startups raise capital […] More

  • Tractica Forecasts 22% CAGR for Facial Biometrics Tools Market by 2024 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Tractica Forecasts 22% CAGR for Facial Biometrics Tools Market by 2024

    A new Tractica report predicts the compound annual growth rate for facial biometrics systems to reach 22 percent over the next nine years and be driven by the adoption of facial recognition tools for retail, finance and government applications. Annual revenues for infrared facial thermography, visible light-based face identification and software licenses are projected to grow […] More

  • Interior Dept Orders A-T Solutions Field Diagramming Tools - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Interior Dept Orders A-T Solutions Field Diagramming Tools

    The Interior Department has ordered an in-field diagramming tool for law enforcement and emergency response reporting tasks from A-T Solutions. A-T Solutions will provide 1,500 licenses of its V6 Easy Street Draw tool and maintenance services to the department, the company said Wednesday. The tool is designed to help law enforcers and first responders collect […] More

  • DLT Wins 5-Year Navy Contract for Oracle Software License - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DLT Wins 5-Year Navy Contract for Oracle Software License

    DLT Solutions has been awarded a five-year enterprise license agreement covering Oracle product licenses for the Department of the Navy, Defense Systems reported June 18. DON aims to consolidate Oracle purchases across the agency and save more than $60 million through the agreement, according to the article. The report says DLT will give the department […] More

  • TCS Acquires Location-Based Tech Patents; Bob Held Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    TCS Acquires Location-Based Tech Patents; Bob Held Comments

    TeleCommunication Systems has obtained 45 new patents and six foreign trademarks from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office within the first half of 2013 covering location-based services for mobile technologies. The company also acquired the rights to utilize more than a thousand patents for location-based services within a a multi-million sales pipeline and product, TCS said […] More

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