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  • BAE-Iveco Team Bids on Marine Amphibious Combat Vehicle Production Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    BAE-Iveco Team Bids on Marine Amphibious Combat Vehicle Production Contract

    A team of BAE Systems and Iveco Defence Vehicles has submitted its proposal to the U.S. Marine Corps for the production of amphibious combat vehicles. BAE said Tuesday its offering for the Amphibious Combat Vehicle 1.1 program demonstrated a capacity to launch from an amphibious ship and return after a 12 nautical mile open ocean swim. The Marine […] More

  • Viasat to Enter Production Phase for Air Force Cryptographic Data Module - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Viasat to Enter Production Phase for Air Force Cryptographic Data Module

    Viasat and the U.S. Air Force have jointly completed a production readiness review of an cryptographic module for military handheld devices and unmanned systems that transmit sensitive and classified data. The embeddable Mini Crypto module passed the assessment and is slated to enter low-rate initial production, Viasat said Wednesday. Mini Crypto is designed to help accelerate the development of small […] More

  • SAIC to Enter Marine AAV Survivability Tech Production, Deployment Phase - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    SAIC to Enter Marine AAV Survivability Tech Production, Deployment Phase

    Science Applications International Corp. has received approval from the U.S. Marine Corp‘s program executive officer for land systems to kick off the production and deployment phase of its Assault Amphibious Vehicle Survivability Upgrade program. SAIC said Tuesday the Marine Corps authorized the program’s transition into low-rate initial production following issuance of a Milestone C decision and awarded […] More

  • Raytheon Demos AN/SPY-6 Radar in 2nd Ballistic Missile Flight Test - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon Demos AN/SPY-6 Radar in 2nd Ballistic Missile Flight Test

    Raytheon has demonstrated an air and missile defense radar platform during the second ballistic missile flight test held at the U.S. Navy's Pacific Missile Range Facility in Hawaii. The Raytheon-built AN/SPY-6(V) radar searched and tracked a long-range ballistic missile test target as well as satellites and aircraft during the live test flight, the company said Tuesday. The […] More

  • Lockheed Starts CH-53K Flight Test Program Transition to Naval Air Station in Maryland - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Starts CH-53K Flight Test Program Transition to Naval Air Station in Maryland

    Lockheed Martin has announced the completion of the first cross-country flight of the Sikorsky-built CH-53K King Stallion helicopter from a Florida-based facility to Naval Air Station Patuxent River in Maryland as part of the flight test program. The CH-53K aircraft took off Friday from Sikorsky's facility in Maryland and traveled approximately 810 miles for six hours to Patuxent River with […] More

  • Kratos to Produce Aerial Target Systems Under Navy Contract Modification - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Kratos to Produce Aerial Target Systems Under Navy Contract Modification

    The U.S. Navy has awarded Kratos Defense & Security Solutions a $34.6 million contract modification for the low-rate initial production of subsonic aerial target drone systems. Kratos said Wednesday the fiscal 2017 LRIP is the first annual production order for the BQM-177A drone system. The company also secured a $2.5 million contractor logistics support contract […] More

  • Lockheed Gets Milestone C Approval for Sikorsky CH-53K Helicopter - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Gets Milestone C Approval for Sikorsky CH-53K Helicopter

    Lockheed Martin has received Milestone C approval to transition the Sikorsky-built CH-53K King Stallion helicopter to the low-rate initial production phase. Lockheed said Tuesday the CH-53K aircraft was granted the approval after it completed production readiness reviews and initial operational assessment by the U.S. Marine Corps in October 2016. The helicopter also completed its Defense Acquisition […] More

  • Northrop to Enter Low-Rate Initial Production for MQ-4C Triton UAS - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop to Enter Low-Rate Initial Production for MQ-4C Triton UAS

    Northrop Grumman has obtained approval from Defense Department acquisition chief Frank Kendall to begin low-rate initial production of the company’s MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft system for the U.S. Navy‘s surveillance operations. The Navy said Friday the milestone C decision represents the beginning of the production and deployment stage of the Triton UAS program. Sean Burke, Triton program manager at […] More

  • Orbital ATK to Enter Low-Rate Initial Production for Fuze Technology - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Orbital ATK to Enter Low-Rate Initial Production for Fuze Technology

    Orbital ATK has received Milestone C approval for its FMU-167/B Hard Target Void Sensing Fuze to enter into low-rate initial production as part of the program’s completion of the engineering and manufacturing development phase. The company said Wednesday the approval moves the technology into production and deployment as it aims to deliver multiple-delay arming, void sensing and […] More

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