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  • Sandia Lab, CFRTA Sign Partnership Agreement for Emergency Planning Concepts Development - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Sandia Lab, CFRTA Sign Partnership Agreement for Emergency Planning Concepts Development

    Sandia National Laboratories and the California Fire and Rescue Training Authority have signed a memorandum of agreement for the development of new emergency planning, exercise and response concepts. Sandia aims to build on its nine-month agreement with California for emergency response scenarios on wildfire, chlorine tanker release and radiological dispersal device for CFRTA and the state, Sandia […] More

  • DARPA Awards Gremlins Program Phase 1 Contracts to 4 Companies; Dan Patt Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DARPA Awards Gremlins Program Phase 1 Contracts to 4 Companies; Dan Patt Comments

    The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has awarded a series of phase one contracts to four companies for proposals to develop unmanned air systems that can be recovered while in flight and are reusable. DARPA said Thursday it selected General Atomics‘ aeronautical systems unit, Lockheed Martin, Dynetics and Composite Engineering to develop launch and recovery techniques, airframe designs, digital […] More

  • Lockheed Martin to Webcast CEO Speech - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Martin to Webcast CEO Speech

    Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has made arrangements to webcast CEO Bob Stevens’ presentation at the J.P. Morgan Aviation, Transportation & Defense Conference on March 24. Stevens is scheduled to present from 1:10 to 1:50 p.m. EST. According to the firm, “he will highlight the corporation’s performance, as well as its pursuit of a continued growth […] More

  • Lockheed Martin, Penn State Develop 'Breakthrough' Spacecraft Technology - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Martin, Penn State Develop ‘Breakthrough’ Spacecraft Technology

    Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Penn State developed a breakthrough material that could provide a noticeable improvement in the performance of spacecraft antennas. The electromagnetic metamaterial is touted by the firm as one of the first that is able to improve a real-world device.  A metamaterial contains properties not found in nature, while an electromagnetic […] More

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    Lockheed Martin Makes Fiscal Announcement

    Lockheed Martin has issued the following statement: “Lockheed Martin Corporation [NYSE: LMT] today announced that its board of directors has authorized a fourth-quarter 2010 dividend of $0.75 per-share. This is the eighth consecutive annual increase in Lockheed Martin's quarterly dividend rate, which is a $0.12 or 19 percent increase over the prior quarter. “The dividend […] More

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    Lockheed’s Ray O. Johnson Helps Pacific Northwest Celebrate Science

    The Pacific Northwest Science & Engineering Festival (PNWSEF) is taking shape. The event is a satellite partner with the USA Science and Engineering Festival that will be held in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 10-24, thanks in part to sponsor Lockheed Martin. The national festival has more than two dozen satellites across the nation, much like […] More

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    Lockheed Likes What it Sees in NASA Budget

    Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) expressed support for House and Senate NASA oversight committees as Congress moves forward on a new spending plan for NASA free of bi-partisanship. As the legislation moves forward, there is a marked increase in the possibility for “a robust human space flight program” and the Orion crew exploration vehicle to help […] More

  • Monday Moves - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Monday Moves

    This week, Tom Young was named chairman of SAIC’s (NYSE: SAI) board of directors.  CEO Walt Havenstein shared his thoughts on Young and the appointment. Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) decided on Tom Kennedy to head up IDS, while Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) hired Maryanne Lavan to be the firm’s new general counsel.  CEO Robert Stevens issued […] More

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